economy

Tajikistan: High Interest Rates Aggravate Business Conditions

cabar.asia 17.02.20

Experts note that under the current unfavorable conditions for Tajik entrepreneurs, loan interest rates at commercial banks of the country should be drastically lower.
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Kh. Umarov: Lack of Suitable Business Environment in Tajikistan Leads to Migration

cabar.asia 06.02.20

A significant part of the Tajik economy is monopolized. It is the monopolies that are to blame for the fact that Tajikistan has not yet created a competitive environment, said Khodzhimuhammad Umarov, professor of Tajik State University, doctor of economic sciences.
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Free Economic Zone Experiment in Kyrgyzstan Fails

Olga Ruslanova 30.01.20

In Kyrgyzstan, only one of five free economic zones is operating. However, its contribution to the national economy is minimum. (more…)

Infographics: Why China Invests in Kazakhstan?

Aslan Seitov 20.12.19

According to experts, Kazakhstan needs to use Chinese investments as a launching pad into diversification of national economy. 

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New National Bank’s Initiative: Money Transfers’ Protection or Market Redistribution?

cabar.asia 11.12.19

What are the reasons for the new initiative of the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT) on reforming the money transfer system? (more…)

British Ambassador Charles Garret: In Order to Protect and Develop Democracy, Everyone in the Country Needs to Play a Role

Ermek Baisalov 06.11.19

«Institutions and individuals all need to play their roles openly and in line with the law. This is very much a challenge for the UK as well as Kyrgyzstan and other countries that believe democracy is best foundation for a fair and prosperous society», – said His Excellency British Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Charles Garrett, in the interview to CABAR.asia analytical platform.

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Doing Business-2019: Business In Kazakh Way

Askar Mukashev 12.07.19

According to the research of the World Bank ranking, Kazakhstan entered the top 30 leading countries for ease of doing business for the first time, thus 2019 in the country was marked by this fact. This indicator turned out to be the best among the countries of Central Asia and ahead of many advanced economies of the world. What is the secret of success and who felt the ease of doing business in the Kazakh market?

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Successful Positions of Uzbekistan in the “Doing Business” Rating: True or False?

Bermet Nasirova 10.07.19

«According to the World Bank’s 2018 report, Uzbekistan appeared on the 76th place in the “Doing Business” rating, notably the rating dramatically improved in the period of 2012–16 when no reforms were practically implemented in the country. Such “progress” does not correspond to the reality», – notes Yuliy Yusupov, director of the Center for Economic Development.

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Why Does Tajikistan Need to Develop Rural Tourism?

Rural tourism can become another mechanism for increasing the efficiency of Tajik agriculture and economy altogether.
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