Theoretically, deposits are the best source of funding for the banks in terms of availability and cost. Due to the significant developments in financial markets in 1990’s and 2000’s, the share of deposits in banks’ funding slightly decreased.
The Collective Security Treaty Organizations (CSTO) is a successor of the Collective Security Treaty (CST), which was signed on the 15th of May, 1992 by newly independent states such as Armenia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.
The most obvious incarnation of revitalization of China's efforts to strengthen its presence in Eurasia became the Chinese New Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) and the XXI century Marine Silk Road united into the so called One Belt, One Road Initiative, which has become one of th
In 1960s the Aral Sea was the fourth largest sea in the world. However, over the years, the sea has been gradually shrinking, leading to one of the greatest global environmental catastrophes of the desiccation of the Aral Sea.
Located on the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea, the Aktau International Sea Trade Port is the only maritime gate of the land-locked Kazakhstan enabling transportation of dry cargoes, grain, crude oil and petroleum products by sea.
Due to the geopolitical location and the natural resources of Central Asia wide range of nations has focused its attention on the region, developing various strategies towards the regional states. Japan is one of those nations.
Among the Central Asian countries, Turkmenistan has grown significantly due to the high amount of natural resources, mainly hydrocarbons. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, having great natural gas deposits, Turkmenistan improved its economy by implementing structural reforms.