Subject (Course): Doing Business in Central Asia Countries: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan... Syllabus:
Sample of the subject - Business in Central Asia:
Subject Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Central Asia Countries.
The Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) region involves ten Central Asian economies: the Islamic State of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan Republic, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Republic of Turkey, Turkmenistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The Republic of Kazakhstan is the second biggest states of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The Republic of Kazakhstan haves immense untapped fossil-fuel reserves and other minerals and metals. Kazakhstan also has significant agricultural potential with its immense steppe lands. The industrial sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan remains on the extraction and processing of natural resources.
The Kyrgyz Republic. The people of the Kyrgyz Republic have usually elevated livestock and occupied in farming. Cotton, wool, and meat are the main export agricultural products. Other important resources are coal, nonferrous metals, antimony and mercury ores. Gold mining has augmented in magnitude. Hydroelectric power provides 3/4 of the electric energy of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The Republic of Tajikistan. The Tajik economy has been gravely weakened by the civil war (1992-97). Owing to that, the Republic of Tajikistan has shown the next-to-lowest per capita Gross domestic product in the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and an extremely low standard of living. Agriculture is the foundation of the economy of the Republic of Tajikistan, with cotton being the largest crop.
The main economic sector of Turkmenistan is: cotton cultivation, petrol and natural gas extraction. Turkmenistan the tenth world's cotton producer. Turkmenistan takes the fourth place in the World for gas resources and has significant petroleum reserve.
The Republic of Uzbekistan is one of the leading world producers of cotton. The Republic of Uzbekistan occupies the fourth place in the World by producing cotton fibre and the second place by its export. Uzbekistan exports a large volume of natural gas.