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Turkmenistan and ADB

ADB's country partnership strategy for Turkmenistan aims to help the country become a catalyst for regional cooperation and integration by diversifying its markets and repositioning itself as a trade and transit hub.

14 Aug 2020 | Article

Five Things to Know: Trends in Road and Railway Trade Efficiency in Central Asia

Using data from shipments collected over the past 10 years, a new report sheds light on changes in the speed and costs of moving goods across borders and along six priority transport corridors that crisscross the region.

14 Nov 2019 | News Release

New Regional Transport Strategy to Drive Sustainable Development for CAREC Region

Ministers from the 11 members of the CAREC Program have endorsed a new strategy designed to improve multimodal transport infrastructure and operations in the region, resulting in greater social and economic development in the next...

14 Nov 2019 | News Release

New Regional Energy Strategy Maps Path to Secure Energy Future for CAREC Region

Ministers from the 11 members of the CAREC Program have endorsed a new long-term strategy to improve energy security, increase investment, and improve the sustainability of energy systems in the region, setting it on a path toward...

20 Sep 2019 | News Release

CAREC Countries Move a Step Closer to Regional Energy Market After Historic Ministers' Meeting in Uzbekistan

Nine countries in Central and West Asia today signed a historic declaration that will accelerate cross-border cooperation on energy issues and move the region a step closer to the creation of a regional energy market.


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08 Oct 2020 | Asian Development Blog

In Central Asia, a Soviet-era electricity network could power future energy sharing

With expanding regional cooperation and a readily available platform, the building blocks are in place for Central Asia to achieve energy security, resilience and economic competitiveness.

05 Oct 2020 | Asian Development Blog

Countries in Central and West Asia must avoid a COVID-19 race to the bottom

Governments in Central and West Asia must commit to reforms and get them right, or face a downward spiral. The costs of the crisis are already obvious in rising deficits and debt. There is no room for complacency.

17 Sep 2020 | Speech

CAREC - Regional Cooperation in the Time of COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Way Forward - Shixin Chen

Opening remarks by Shixin Chen. ADB Vice President (Operations 1) at the CAREC - Regional Cooperation in the Time of COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Way Forward session, 17 September 2020

08 May 2020 | Asian Development Blog

A new era of clean energy cooperation along the old Silk Road

The historic spirit of cross-border trade in Central Asia is being revived in the energy sector.


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