Post-nuclear sanctions Iran and post-Karimov Uzbekistan may have a strong mutual interest in building a substantial trade relationship. For Tehran, the move might open the way to repairing relations with Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
EBRD markedly hikes its forecasts for economic growth in Emerging Europe after assessing the arrival of expansion that is so strong that it is already running up against structural constraints.
New president’s drive for reform in Central Asia’s most populous country gets boost from climb of 13 places in ranking.
Illicit cash payment for opening up profitable channels for poultry producers was accepted in a restaurant, Anti-corruption Agency alleges.
Tajikistan’s $500mn Eurobond debut is intended to fund construction of the Rogun dam and help Central Asia’s poorest country become a regional energy exporter, yet Dushanbe has a history of being an unreliable financial partner.