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Will the #US – #China trade war keep the #Euro afloat?

Will the #US – #China trade war keep the #Euro afloat?

| December 9, 2019

We’ve written before about politics and their influence on forex trading. The actions of influential politicians in the US, Europe, and other areas with large and significant economies can and do impact exchange rates on a day-to-day basis. And naturally, larger actions and conflicts can have a greater effect. For example, back in February EU […]

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#Kazakhstan – #Shymkent and #Turkestan launch new factories

#Kazakhstan – #Shymkent and #Turkestan launch new factories

| December 9, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin launched textile and food plants on 5 December in Shymkent and the Turkestan Region, reported Kazakh Invest press service, writes Yelena Levkovich. Photo credit: Kazakh Invest website. His visit to the country’s third largest city and adjacent region offered the opportunity to review the progress of the State Programme of Accelerated […]

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#EnergyUnion – EU supports #CelticInterconnector and Baltic synchronization project

#EnergyUnion – EU supports #CelticInterconnector and Baltic synchronization project

| December 9, 2019

Two grants for important electricity interconnection projects will be signed in the presence of Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan and Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson: the Celtic Interconnector between Ireland and France, and the Harmony Link Interconnector between Lithuania and Poland. Both are projects of common interest that will contribute to a diversification of energy supply and improved […]

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Johnson takes a selfie with a #Huawei phone, a day after suggesting a tougher stance on the Chinese company

Johnson takes a selfie with a #Huawei phone, a day after suggesting a tougher stance on the Chinese company

| December 9, 2019

Britain suggested last week it would take a tougher position on the Chinese tech company Huawei — apparently falling into line with the stance advocated by the Trump administration as the US president visited London for a meeting of NATO leaders. But the day after Trump left the country, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was […]

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Curacao iGuide launched: A ‘one stop shop’ for investment information

Curacao iGuide launched: A ‘one stop shop’ for investment information

| December 9, 2019

L-R: Vanessa Tore, Director, Foreign Economic Cooperation at the Ministry of Economic Development of Curacao; Ramon Koffijberg, Executive Director, CINEX; Tessa Jacques, President, CAIPA; Minister Giselle McWilliam, Minister of Economic Development, Curacao; Ian Richards, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD; and Pauline Koeiers, consultant.  Curacao is the newest country to launch an iGuide, or online investment guide, […]

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#Nazarbayev named honorary chair of Central Asian Consultative Meeting, proposes solidifying cooperation

#Nazarbayev named honorary chair of Central Asian Consultative Meeting, proposes solidifying cooperation

| December 9, 2019

Kazakhstan’s First President, Nursultan Nazarbayev (pictured), attended the second Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nov. 29, where he was named Honorary Chair. Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Zheenbekov, Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon and Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov bestowed the title on Nazarbayev, writes Galiya Khassenkhanova.  […]

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#Kazakhstan – Reaching out to Central Asian neighbours

#Kazakhstan – Reaching out to Central Asian neighbours

| December 9, 2019

Despite its regional outreach, Kazakhstan’s diplomatic priority will remain Russia, China, and Europe. Annette Bohr Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakh Majilis Chairman Nurlan Nigmatulin and ex-president Nursultan Nazarbayev at an inauguration ceremony in parliament. Photo: Pavel Aleksandrov\TASS via Getty Images. Leaders of the resource-rich Central Asian region […]

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