Uzbekistan is eyeing hydrogen, one of the planet’s most prevalent elements, as a cornerstone of its energy transition.
Despite the COVID crunch, Uzbekistan’s borrowing has blossomed. Tajikistan appears headed for trouble.
A new study projects that the population of Uzbekistan will rise to 44 million by 2100, with Central Asia identified as one of the few regions in the world that will register significant population growth in the coming decades.
In 2019, Uzbekistan was among the world’s fastest growing tourism destinations. This year, the pandemic brought growth to a halt. With its debut as a ‘must visit’ destination delayed, Uzbekistan is looking hopefully to the future.
After recently rolling out its Central Asia strategy, the United States’ resolve to play against other great powers in a new Great Game faces its first major test in COVID-19.
A new five-year strategic plan launched by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in July calls for Uzbekistan to overhaul its inefficient and monopolistic energy sector.