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Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
November 16, 2016

Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
A World Bank survey program finds small improvements in well-being in Tajikistan, but remittances remain an issue.
Tajikistan's Aluminum Company Lives on Subsidies and Debt Write-Offs
October 28, 2016

Tajikistan's Aluminum Company Lives on Subsidies and Debt Write-Offs

By Catherine Putz
Tajikistan, hoping to score a bailout from the IMF, is making unbelievable promises to lower electricity subsidies.

Beware the Limits of Foreign Aid in Tajikistan
October 21, 2016

Beware the Limits of Foreign Aid in Tajikistan

By Henry James
International assistance may not go as far as some claim it will.

Assessing Tajikistan's Growth Potential
September 14, 2016

Assessing Tajikistan's Growth Potential

By Catherine Putz
Dushanbe is hamstrung by lack of international investor confidence, a result of perceived instability and corruption.

Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?
July 19, 2016

Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?

By Catherine Putz
Long rumored and rumored still, Dushanbe is reportedly exploring joining the EEU.
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
July 16, 2016

Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
Also Uzbek militants and Tajikistan forgot the insulin; weekend reads.

Is Tajikistan Inching Toward a Banking Crisis?
April 26, 2016

Is Tajikistan Inching Toward a Banking Crisis?

By Catherine Putz
One major bank might be forcing some employees into unpaid vacations, local media reports.
More Bad News for Tajikistan's Economy: Vulnerability in the Banking Sector
February 12, 2016

More Bad News for Tajikistan's Economy: Vulnerability in the Banking Sector

By Catherine Putz
The IMF stands ready to help, “provided the authorities take early and substantial policy actions.”

Tajikistan: Remittance Values Fall
January 05, 2016

Tajikistan: Remittance Values Fall

By Catherine Putz
While the value of remittances has indeed fallen, workers are not returning in droves as some feared.

Uzbekistan Still Hates the Rogun Dam Project
August 04, 2015

Uzbekistan Still Hates the Rogun Dam Project

By Catherine Putz
“Uzbekistan never, and under no circumstances, will provide support to this project.”

Approved: Additional World Bank Funds for Tajikistan
June 23, 2015

Approved: Additional World Bank Funds for Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
The $12 million in additional financing is for temporary employment, with no word on long term solutions.
Tough Times Ahead in Tajikistan
May 27, 2015

Tough Times Ahead in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
A recent World Bank report has a grim outlook for Central Asia’s poorest state.

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