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20.03.2019

Afghan conflict reaches Central Asia’s doorstep

The years-long standoff between the Taliban and the Afghan authorities has made itself felt in the post-Soviet area, knocking on Turkmenistan’s door. Tensions flared up when the Taliban attacked checkpoints on the Afghan-Turkmen border in the Badghis province. The incident has made it clear that the Taliban is searching for...

The years-long standoff between the Taliban and the Afghan authorities has made itself felt in the post-Soviet area, knocking on Turkmenistan’s door. Tensions flared up when the Taliban attacked checkpoints on the Afghan-Turkmen border in the Badghis province. The incident has made it clear that the Taliban is searching for...

20.03.2019

China eyes multiple measures to improve foreign trade in 2019

China will take an array of measures to support foreign trade this year amid increased uncertainty, a senior official said Monday.

The country's foreign trade development is facing a more complicated and severe environment with greater uncertainty and more risks and challenges, Assistant Commerce Minister Ren Hongbin told a national conference...

China will take an array of measures to support foreign trade this year amid increased uncertainty, a senior official said Monday.

The country's foreign trade development is facing a more complicated and severe environment with greater uncertainty and more risks and challenges, Assistant Commerce Minister Ren Hongbin told a national conference...

20.03.2019

China Telecom net profits grow 14% in 2018

China Telecom, a leading mobile operator in China, reported a 13.9-percent year-on-year increase in net profits in 2018, the company announced Tuesday.

Profits attributable to equity holders totaled 21.2 billion yuan ($3.2 billion) last year, with basic earnings per share standing at 0.26 yuan, according to a company statement.

Operating revenue was...

China Telecom, a leading mobile operator in China, reported a 13.9-percent year-on-year increase in net profits in 2018, the company announced Tuesday.

Profits attributable to equity holders totaled 21.2 billion yuan ($3.2 billion) last year, with basic earnings per share standing at 0.26 yuan, according to a company statement.

Operating revenue was...

20.03.2019

China relies on growing consumption, while Russia bets on national projects

Deep differences between the economic policies of Beijing and Moscow have become evident after Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang’s program was translated into Russian. Russia’s authorities set artificial restrictions to limit consumer demand, increase taxes and cut state expenditures, while the Chinese government pursues a policy route that is the...

Deep differences between the economic policies of Beijing and Moscow have become evident after Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang’s program was translated into Russian. Russia’s authorities set artificial restrictions to limit consumer demand, increase taxes and cut state expenditures, while the Chinese government pursues a policy route that is the...

20.03.2019

Russian rouble halts upward trend on Kazakh President’s resignation, stock still moves upward

The Russian rouble dipped slightly on Tuesday, moving away from seven-month highs, after Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation.

The rouble had received a boost this week from higher oil prices and month-end tax payments that spurred an increased conversion of foreign currency by Russian export-focused companies...

The Russian rouble dipped slightly on Tuesday, moving away from seven-month highs, after Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation.

The rouble had received a boost this week from higher oil prices and month-end tax payments that spurred an increased conversion of foreign currency by Russian export-focused companies...


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