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In the Face of Grim Challenges, Uzbekistan Forges Ahead on Privatisation

Despite a pandemic, a European war involving its closest trading partner and the growing threat of a global recession, Uzbekistan is forging ahead with a privatisation program which, it’s hoped, will power its economy into middle-income status. The challenges couldn’t

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Uzbekistan on the Path to Becoming Carbon-Neutral

In the race to become carbon-neutral, it is useful to look at where the race began. In Uzbekistan, a nation rich in natural gas, it began with nearly all energy requirements — 96.75 percent in 2019 — being met by

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Uzbekistan Celebrates 3,000-Year Heritage with Largest Science Event of its Kind

5th Annual Congress of the “World Society for the Study, Preservation and Popularization of the Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan” held as part of UNESCO-backed event Uzbekistan hosted the 5th Anniversary Congress of the World Society for the Study, Preservation and Popularization

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Uzbekistan’s Dynamism Presents New Opportunities for Post-Brexit Britain

Though 5,000 km apart, the UK, an economic leader in the world, and my emerging but fast-developing nation are quietly forming a partnership no-one could have imagined three decades ago, when Uzbekistan broke away from the crumbling Soviet Union. I

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Uzbekistan ‘s Enter Engineering announces Covid years project updates and operations guidance

According to Ulugbek Usmanov, General Director at Enter Engineering: “Enter Engineering is involved in a variety of projects central to Uzbekistan’s growth and development. From the huge and pioneering GTL project – which is part of the country’s ambitious energy

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IFC’s Blended Finance Department: Blending Public and Private Finance to Invest in Challenging Markets

What can be done to encourage more private investment in developing countries, especially the poorest and most fragile? This question lies at the heart of the development challenge today. Governments and development institutions alike recognise that the private sector is

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Q&A with Chairman of Eriell Group and Enter Engineering: Bakhtiyor Fazilov

Please, tell us a little about yourself. How did you reach your current position? As you may understand, it is not easy to talk about oneself, especially for a person in my position. I was born in Samarkand. After school

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Lord Waverley: The EAEU is an Alternative to the EU — But Will It Last?

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) spreads across Eastern Europe and Central and Northern Asia, covering some 20 million square kilometres and represent-ing 180 million people. But with concern about uniting principles — aside from removal of trade barriers — there

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Sherzod Khodjhaev, Deputy Minister for Energy, Republic of Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan Gets to Grips with Challenges of Responsible Electric Power Generation

There is something magical about electricity: it has always been present, but its power was only harnessed at the end of the 19th Century. In that relatively short time, it has become almost as necessary as oxygen to billions of

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Alisher Sultanov, Energy Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan: There Must Be Conservation and Cooling in Uzbekistan

Driving from the airport to Uzbekistan’s ancient city of Bukhara, visitors can see a series of new residential buildings on the side of the road, evidence of the building boom currently underway in Uzbekistan. If you look closely, you can

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