Work on Afghan stretch of Turkmenistan to India gas pipeline faces additional 6-month delay

Kanat Shaku in Almaty January 28, 2020

TAPI project, also to traverse Pakistan, is going nowhere fast. Claims that Turkmen section is complete seen as highly dubious.

OUTLOOK 2020 Turkmenistan

bne IntelliNews January 11, 2020

Official data unreliable but growth is falling. Budgetary crisis grinding down quality of life. Vital gas export volumes, however, show signs of recovery. Fictional country “Turgistan” in new Netflix action thriller seems to have hit a nerve.

CONFERENCE CALL: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov hits the road to woo investors

Mark van Loon in Milan November 8, 2019

The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov was in Italy this week for an Italian – Turkmenistan business forum took in Milan on October 7, to woo investors and diversify the economy

EBRD: Pace of emerging Europe economic growth slows as global outlook weakens

EBRD in London November 6, 2019

The pace of growth in the EBRD’s emerging economies is slowing on the back of a weaker global economic outlook, and pressure from slower growth in the Eurozone and China, US/Chinese trade tensions and a contraction in world automobile production, acc

Central Asia’s electricity network – underpowered and fragmented

Ben Aris in Berlin October 21, 2019

Power planners were left with major headaches when the demise of the Soviet Union caused all Central Asian Power System (CAPS) member states to scramble to remake their grids along national lines. However, pan-region ideas are now back in fashion.