COMMENT: The jury is out on Uzbekistan's lure as the next investors' darling

Tomas Motl of OG Research March 15, 2018

The chances currently look slim that Uzbekistan will offer a hefty payout on an early investment.

Mirziyoyev’s dash for reform

Filip Brokes in St Petersburg February 11, 2018

Islam Karimov’s successor seemed to hardly pause for breath in his first year as Uzbekistan’s president, delivering effective economic reforms and swiftly purging officials who might stand in his way.

Uzbek President Mirziyoyev sacks veteran security chief Inoyatov

Nizom Khodjayev in Almaty January 31, 2018

The feared SNB boss, known as Uzbekistan's “last Stalinist politician”, seems to have been purged by the reformist leader who is surrounding himself with allies.

EBRD posts another record lending year after boycotting Russia, spreading wings

bne IntelliNews January 18, 2018

Turkey, Egypt, Ukraine and Poland make up the top four investment destinations for the development bank, expected to post strong 2017 profits despite taking a hit from currency depreciations.

Watchdog says Turkey worst in the world for jailing journalists in 2017

bne IntelliNews December 13, 2017

73 journalists remained behind bars in Turkey, according to the CPJ's latest press freedom report, while Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia also got dishonourable mentions.