Economy & Business

19 February 2019
Pashinyan Launches Ambitious Economic Reform Roadmap
Despite rapid growth, Armenia’s economy remains puny compared to even the poorest EU countries.
19 February 2019
Russian Business Rocked by Arrest of U.S. Investor

Baring Vostok founder Michael Calvey, his French partner, and four others held on embezzlement charges.

18 February 2019
Uzbekistan Bond Sale Off to Good Start

Following a trail blazed by Tajikistan, Tashkent has the advantage of a more open economy.

14 February 2019
Anonymous Russian Facial ID Makers Face Lawsuit

Russia’s biggest social network says the tool mined huge numbers of profiles without consent of their owners.

13 February 2019
Russian Space Program Marred by Insufficient Funding, Technical Setbacks

Prime minister asked space officials to stop promising the moon, and instead deliver on their commitments.

7 February 2019
Russian Real Incomes Mired in Negative Figures

Putin’s promise of big raises for public workers is very slow to materialize.

5 February 2019
Turkmenistan Airlines Barred From EU Over Safety Concerns

The carrier is the second state-owned Central Asian airline facing a big financial hit this year.

4 February 2019
Arresting Huawei’s March on Warsaw

The arrest of Huawei’s executive in Poland on espionage charges could have a ripple effect globally, but Beijing has so far responded with caution. From Sinopsis.

By Lukasz Sarek
1 February 2019
Huawei’s Central European Signal Fades Premium

Governments in the region have avidly sought Chinese investment, but the telecoms giant may be too hot a property.

31 January 2019
Turkmenistan Opens Transport Sector to Private Investors Premium

As ever, the president paints the move in glowing terms, glossing over the dire state of state finances.



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