The Central Asia Gateway portal has been officially launched in Central Asia, providing an important resource for investment attraction, trade promotion, and improved business competitiveness, the Economist financial publication reported on Wednesday.
According to the report, the portal is currently active in five countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Central Asia Gateway is a unified platform that consolidates the information of all national portals in one place with language support for Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek, Russian, and English. With 277 trade flows of the most traded goods, the platform has been accessed by over 160,000 users.
Central Asia Gateway has become a popular resource in the region and its expansion is expected to enhance the services and information available to entrepreneurs and investors. It could be a good opportunity for the region to grow its economy and attract more investments.
The platform was created with support from the Ready4Trade Central Asia project, which is implemented by the International Trade Center and funded by the European Union, as well as the International Trade Center and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).