How can increased access to finance benefit SMEs? What reforms are needed to encourage SME financial inclusion?
Central Asia consists of five culturally and ethnically diverse countries that have followed different paths to political and economic transformation in the past 25 years. The main policy challenge for the five Central Asian economies is to move away from commodity-based growth strategies to market-oriented diversification and adoption of a broad spectrum of economic, institutional and political reforms
After a decade of growth based on hydrocarbon booms, Central Asian countries are faced with increasing challenges to complete their transitions to a market economy and towards economic development and integration.
The diversification of Europe's gas supplies is a key plank of the EU's strategy to achieve greater energy security.