Kyrgyzstan to export agricultural products

In 2017, Kyrgyzstan will export more than 500 thousand tons of agricultural products; in 2016 this figure was 450 thousand tons. The government often advises farmers what to sow, but not all farmers accept its advice. For example, the country regularly...

Kyrgyzstan to export meat to Iran

In 2017 it is planned to export 350 tons of meat to Iran from Kyrgyzstan. Since July 2016 Kyrgyzstan has been exporting of lamb to Iran. To date, the total volume of exported goods is about 150 tons of meat.

Date set for Kyrgyz presidential elections

Presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan are scheduled to be held on November 19 2017. This was announced officially on February 15 after a meeting held between President Almazbek Atambayev and chairwoman of the Central Election Commission Nurjan Shaildabekova. During...

Kyrgyzstan’s foreign trade turnover in 2016 decreased by 1.5%

The decline in economic activity in the countries, which are main trading partners of Kyrgyzstan, has significantly affected the economic situation in the country. According to preliminary data of the National Statistics Committee, the foreign trade turnover...

Kyrgyzstan improves its position in Index of Economic Freedom

Kyrgyzstan has improved its position by 7 points in the in Index of Economic Freedom of the Heritage Foundation; the level of freedom of the country’s economy is estimated at 61.1 points, growing to 1.5 points compared to 2016, when the Kyrgyz Republic...

Kyrgyz artisans participate in Suraj Kund festival

From February 1 to 15, India hosted the annual 31st international festival of craftsmanship popularly known as “Suraj Kund Mela-2017,” which was attended by Kyrgyz delegation of 30 artisans. The festival was organized by the Haryana Tourism...

Kyrgyzstan issues 58 investment visas in 2016

In 2016, Kyrgyzstan has issued 58 investment visas, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Here it is noteworthy that the minimum investment for such visa in 2016 was $500 thousand; under the new regulation, which will come into force on March...

Kyrgyzstan takes 69th place in passport index 2017

Passport Index 2017 has published a ranking of countries with the most powerful passports. Germany took the first place; its citizens can visit 157 countries without visa. The second place is shared by Singapore and Sweden – 156 countries. In third...

Hermes produces silk scarves with Kyrgyz national patterns

Hermes, the French fashion house has produced scarves with Kyrgyz national patterns; the scarf is called Appaloosa des Steppes. It is made from 100% silk twill, hemmed by hand 90×90 cm in three colors: white, black and blue. Hermès International...

Kyrgyzstan can carry goods through Kazakhstan by any transport

The transit of Kyrgyz goods through Kazakhstan is possible by any transport. It is now official. The incorrect information that the Kyrgyz goods could be carried through the neighboring country by rail only was spread in the beginning of the year. The...
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