The former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan offer great business opportunities.
Since gaining their indepedence, each of these states has formed its own identity. Nonetheless, Russian is widely spoken throughout Central Asia and provides an immediate common ground for introductions and negotiations.
Kazakhstan is one of Asia’s largest producers of coal, and it also has significant deposits of iron, nickel, zinc, manganese, copper, lead, gold, and silver.
Kyrgyzstan has a strong balance of agriculture and industry, while Tajikistan has a wide range of mineral resources, including gold and aluminum.
Turkmenistan holds substantial reserves of natural gas. It also has oil reserves in the eastern part of the country, along the Caspian coast. There is also a significant agricultural sector, producing a diverse range of commodities including cotton, wool, silk, and licorice.
Uzbekistan has the world’s fith largest reserves of gold, and is the world’s seventh largest gold producer. It also has a solid industrial and commercial base, with an emphasis on the manufacture of automobiles, aircraft, agricultural technology, and textiles.
Our presence and expertise in Central Asia enables us to provide a comprehensive range of due diligence in regions typically inaccessable to most firms.