Belarus has a strategic location between Russia and the European Union (EU) and a well-developed transport system with a sufficient investment climate and highly skilled workforce.
Due to the high importance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), today most of emerging and developing countries willing are to increase the share of these enterprises.
Iran has the fourth largest oil and second largest natural gas reserves. However, despite the rich hydrocarbon resources, lately, the country has shown a great interest in developing the renewable energy sector.
Businesses are regarded as one of the main parts of an economy that provide not only goods and services but also jobs for the population. Therefore, all countries try to simplify the process of starting new business and the process of running business.
In October the National Agency on Exports and Investments “KAZNEX INVEST” together with the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Tajikistan organized a business forum in Dushanbe with participation of 75 companies of Tajikistan and Kazakhstan.
The economy of Kazakhstan is highly dependent on energy. Being the largest oilfield of the country, the Kashagan field bears strategic importance for the petroleum sector of Kazakhstan.
China leans towards the idea of establishing a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). The first round of negotiations on this issue was scheduled to be held in mid-October of 2016 in Moscow. However, later it was postponed due to unreadiness of the two sides.
Kazakhstan is resource rich country, and its economy highly depends on the oil export. Oil prices that have been low since the middle of 2014 had a significant effect on the country’s balance of payments and exchange rate.
Today, highly skilled workers play an essential role in the economic development of especially developing countries. This skilled labor force is the engine of breakthrough innovations that boost the economic growth with new production methods.
Afghanistan has experienced a protracted conflict for almost thirty-five years that hindered its development. Furthermore, over the past five years the country has seen the rise of the armed non-state actors who keep challenging the territorial control of the Government.