More than 12.5 tons of gold produced at Kumtor

Centerra Gold Inc. (Centerra) and Kumtor Gold Company have summed up their operating results in the third quarter of 2017. In the first nine months of 2017, the company produced 404,584 ounces or 12,583.98 kg of gold. During the third quarter of 2017,...

50,000 migrant workers leave Kyrgyzstan annually

Approximately 50,000 people annually leave Kyrgyzstan as labor migrants; in some years, up to 170,000 Kyrgyz citizens left the country for this purpose. At present, 710,000 Kyrgyz  citizens are in external labor migration, 616,000 of whom are in Russia,...

Kyrgyzstan registers up to 120,000 foreigners annually

From 100,000 to 120,000 foreign citizens are registered in Kyrgyzstan annually. According to officials, as of August 30, 2017, 12,518 work permits were issued to foreign specialists, as well as 851 permits for engaging in individual entrepreneurial activities,...

Moody’s confirms credit rating of Kyrgyzstan

International rating agency Moody’s has confirmed the credit rating of Kyrgyzstan. Its website reported. It is noted that the credit profile of Kyrgyzstan reflects the recent growth of debt in the context of very low costs of debt servicing and reliable...

Budget deficit of Kyrgyzstan to reach 3.8 percent of GDP

In 2018, Kyrgyzstan’s budget deficit will amount to 20.3 billion soms, or 3.8 percent of GDP. This was officially announced. The sources of financing have already been provided for reducing the deficit; these are mainly the external ones. At the same...

Russian to remain as official language in Kyrgyzstan

The Russian language has the status of an official language in Kyrgyzstan and we will preserve it in the future. This is prescribed in the Constitution. It was stated by the President-elect of the country Sooronbai Jeenbekov in an interview. He noted...

Kyrgyz farmers harvested 1.5 million tons of potatoes

Nearly 1.5 million tons of potatoes were harvested in Kyrgyzstan as of November 10 2017. The largest amount of potatoes was produced in the Issyk-Kul region – 502 thousand tons, the second potato producing region is Talas -235.2 thousand, and the...

Kyrgyzstan elected to a UNESCO program

Kyrgyzstan is elected to the Intergovernmental Council of the UNESCO International Program for the Development of Communication on November 9, 2017. The Kyrgyz delegation took an active part in the work of the 39th session of the UNESCO General Conference,...

New fruit processing facilities will expand agriculture production

New fruit drying and cold storage facilities have begun purchasing produce from farmers in and around Osh. Together, the two fruit drying facilities will process over 1,000 tons of produce per year, while the storage facility can store up to 40 tons of...

Kyrgyzstan to issue new vertical banknote

A new vertical banknote −2,000 soms will appear in Kyrgyzstan on November 17 2017 in honor of the 25th anniversary of independence of Kyrgyzstan and the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the national currency. It has an original design reflecting...
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