Sidelined Uzbek Deputy PM Azimov reportedly leaves post

Kanat Shaku in Almaty June 6, 2017

Downfall of once-powerful economic chief Azimov reported as new Uzbek president consolidates power.

Long serving Uzbek central bank chief dies at 67

bne IntelliNews May 24, 2017

Death of Fayzulla Mullajanov comes while the Uzbek government is working on a new plan to liberalise the currency market.

Xi throws Chinese might behind One Belt, One Road initiative

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest, Kivanc Dundar in Istanbul, Tim Gosling in Prague, Kanat Shaku in Almaty May 15, 2017

Beijing is investing a massive $124bn into the global project to invest into infrastructure and trade networks across four continents.

CEE'S TOP BUSINESS LEADERS: Eastern Europe and Eurasia

bne IntelliNews May 12, 2017

Our look at which business leaders really matter in each CEE/CIS country, ranked by our correspondents not just on wealth but on influence.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in historic Uzbekistan visit breakthrough

bne IntelliNews May 12, 2017

Uzbekistan takes unprecedented step of agreeing to work closely with High Commissioner's regional office, bringing it into line with the other Central Asian republics.