China’s planned railway link between Greece and Central Europe has hit difficulties after the project was accused of flouting EU rules on public procurement in Hungary. EURACTIV’s partner Italia Oggi reports.
China’s buyouts of EU technology companies are now top of the political agenda.
German Siemens and Uzbek State Committee for Investments signed a Memorandum of Understanding within the German-Uzbek business forum in Berlin, Siemens has announced.
Entrepreneurs from Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries will no longer need to travel to China, Kyrgyzstan or Uzbekistan to purchase goods, as Central Asian region trade routes will now converge in Kazakhstan. The National Association of Trade Enterprises together with Kyrgyz colleagues is launching a unique project – the Commodity Distribution System of the Central Asian region with logistics centres in Almaty, Astana and Atyrau. All procedures from order to payment will be made online.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Estonia on July 30, his first stop on a trip to three countries that have expressed concerns about Russia's intentions in their regions.
Chinese CNPC company has started construction of Tajik section of the Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan- Tajikistan –Kyrgyzstan- China gas pipeline project.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a three-day (July 25-27) workshop on biosphere reserves around the Caspian Sea with representatives from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia.
Many people equate the European Union with Europe, overlooking a few nuances along the way. From a historical point of view, of course, it is clear that the EU, having contributed to ending centuries of war and violent conflict among its member states, nowadays embodies the antithesis of pre-1945 Europe. And in geographical terms, the EU’s successive enlargements have allowed it to reflect, far more closely than ever before, the full expanse of the European continent.
Azerbaijan's cooperation with Russia can solve many economic, political, regional and geopolitical issues, Alexander Karavayev, research fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told .
On July 10, Mongolia swore in its new president, Khaltmaa Battulga—a former professional judo wrestler, wealthy businessman, former Democratic Party (DP) parliamentarian, and former minister of transportation and construction (2008–2012).