During the Soviet Union, Dushanbe and Tashkent used to have the tightest economic cooperation within the Central Asian region.
Depopulation, aging and shrinking number of the working-age population are some of the biggest challenges which Russian labor market face today.
The Central Asian Energy System (CAES) was designed and built during the Soviet period, when political borders and sovereignty issue were not an obstacle to ensure parallel operation of national energy sectors.
The Eurasian region gained special importance after the collapse of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The region attracts the attention of the great powers with its socio-economic, cultural, political and security aspects and the energy resources it possesses.
Over the last two decades, the banking sector has expanded significantly in the economy of Kazakhstan. The highest development in the banking sector took place in the period between 2000 and 2008 (until 2008 world economic crisis).
As an energy-rich developing country, Kazakhstan is deeply concerned over its ability to provide sufficient energy supply for sustainable economic growth.
The first official reaction that came from Russia after Donald Trump’s victory over Hilary Clinton in the U.S.
2016 turned out to be the hottest year on record. Moreover, with 2014 and 2015 previously winning the title of the hottest year, 2016 becomes third one in a row. Besides, 16 out of 17 hottest years on instrumental temperature record took place in the 21st century.
In March-April of 2014, the US and the European Union countries, Canada along with Australia and Japan imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukrainian/Crimean crisis. These sanctions mostly targeted Russian arms, energy and financial state-owned entities and Russian officials.
The yearly meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council was held in St. Petersburg on December 26, 2016.