Paying Taxes: the total tax rate in Uzbekistan is below the world average; Seven new small industrial zones are being created in the Fergana region; The draft law on inspections of entrepreneurs has been published; Industrial production volume of the…
The Central Asian markets are gaining importance as strategic trade centres and transit corridors, especially as a result of China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative.
These markets are home to vast natural resources, and a young, well-educated workforce. Increasing consumption, a rise in manufacturing and services, expansion of infrastructure, and rising energy demand all contribute to a growing economy and provide unique investment opportunities with high risk-adjusted returns.
The Central Asian markets remain challenging locations for managing risks. Each market presents unique opportunities and risks which depend on its level of economic development, government regulations, and entrepreneurial culture. Local know-how, developed networks, and seasoned experience are required to invest successfully.