Tag: trade

Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Central Asia China Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598

Xinjiang’s Role in Promoting Kazakhstan-China’s Trade and Economic Cooperation

The recent bilateral meeting between Kazakh and Xinjiang authorities substantiated the collaborative commitment between Astana and Beijing, highlighting the pivotal role that the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) may assume in bolstering regional connectivity and facilitating the realisation of the Belt and Road Initiative.

Kyrgyzstan money
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Central Asia Middle East

Kyrgyzstan’s Cooperation With Iran: Bishkek’s Attempt To Link The National Market To Tehran’s Ports

In a strategic move amid shifting geopolitical dynamics, Kyrgyzstan and Iran are attempting to expand their trade and economic ties, driven by Bishkek’s pursuit of alternative transit routes and access to Iranian oil products, and Tehran’s strategic outreach towards the Central Asian republics considering Western sanctions and recent developments in the Eurasian region.

Map of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) (Credits: Hellerick, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Caucasus Central Asia Monitoring & Analysis Russia

Geopolitics of the International North-South Transport Corridor: an interview with Alexandr Sharov

SpecialEurasia discussed with Alexandr Sharov, General Director of the transport company LLC Neftekhimtrans, Group of companies Rusiranexpo, the current geopolitical significance of the INSTC and possible future developments and impact in the Eurasian strategic chessboard.

Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port map SpecialEurasia Monitoring Risk Analysis Map
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Caucasus Kavkaz Files ISSN 2975-0474

Makhachkala port plays a decisive role in the Iran-Dagestan grain trade

Iran and Dagestan have increased their trade exchange through the Makhachkala Commercial Port, where the Kremlin has invested financial funds to transform this infrastructure into a logistic hub in the Caspian Sea, which might undermine the role of the close port of Baku in Azerbaijan.

Putin Russia and Lukashenko Belarus
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Russia

Russia and Belarus increased joint projects and economic cooperation

Due to the Ukraine conflict and the following Western sanctions, Russia and Belarus have increased their economic and trade cooperation by increasing joint projects in different fields.

Kyrgyz Italian companies meeting e1649940300628
Posted in Central Asia Monitoring & Analysis

Italy discovers business opportunities in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan and Italy recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations. Recent official meetings between Italian and Kyrgyz political and business representatives underlined Italy’s interest in deepening cooperation with central Asian markets.

Iran and Russia flag
Posted in Middle East Monitoring & Analysis Persian Files ISSN 2975-0598 Russia

Russia and Iran intensify trade and economic ties

While the Western world is increasingly moving away from Russian exports, Moscow and Tehran are taking measures to intensify trade and economic cooperation, as evidenced by intensive negotiations between the parties.

Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev e1647942369691
Posted in Caucasus Kavkaz Files ISSN 2975-0474 Monitoring & Analysis Russia

Russia and Azerbaijan discussed the “Green Corridor”

Russia and Azerbaijan discussed the “Green Corridor” project, which might become an alternative trade route to counter Western sanctions and strengthen Moscow-Baku relations in the Caucasus and the Caspian Sea region.

Chabahar port
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 China Middle East Monitoring & Analysis

Chinese interests in Iranian ports

The opening of the first Chinese consulate in Iran, in the port city of Bandar Abbas, will boost Beijing’s investments on the Iranian coast of the Gulf of Oman. Beijing aims to establish several Chinese companies in the Makran region and connect Iranian ports to its Belt and Road Initiative.

Meeting Kazakhstan Bashkortostan
Posted in Central Asia Monitoring & Analysis Russia

Kazakhstan and Bashkortostan increased their trade volume and economic partnership

Since Kazakhstan and Bashkortostan have increased their economic partnership and trade volume, Ufa might significantly promote and strengthen Moscow-Nursultan relations.

Iran Russia cooperation foreign policy Monitoring ASRIE Analytica e1630912284930
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Middle East Monitoring & Analysis Russia

Iran-Russia cooperation might support Tehran’s foreign strategy in Eurasia

The meeting between the Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Amir Abdollahian and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov highlights that Iran seeks to strengthen its cooperation with Russia to support its new foreign policy based on regional cooperation and commercial trade.

Eurasian Economic Union logo
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Middle East Monitoring & Analysis Russia

Iran interests in Eurasian Economic Union: possibilities and constraints

Tehran’s attempt to become a member of the Eurasian Economic Union aims to enhance its trade partners and contrast the economic problems caused by the U.S. sanctions.