The eight countries of the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme on 21 November agreed on a Trade Policy Strategic Action Plan (TPSAP) to expand trade through regional cooperation.
Eight countries adopted strategy documents outlining ambitious plans to deepen regional economic cooperation in transport, trade facilitation, trade policy, and energy in Central Asia and neighboring states on 21 November.
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised China Development Bank as the mandated lead arranger of the financing for a new pipeline that will deliver natural gas from Central Asia to China.
More government-linked companies should follow in Petronas’ footsteps and look at business opportunities in Central Asia, said Prime Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, NST Online reported.
The State Commission for conducting tenders on sale of the state property to the foreign investors prolonged a tender on sale of 47% shares of Kokand Spirt (Kokand Alcohol) to foreign investors due to the lack of competitive proposals.