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Secretary Kerry Addresses Reporters During News Conference With Indian Minister of External Affairs Swaraj Following Strategic Dialogue. Photo Credit US State Dept.
Secretary Kerry Addresses Reporters During News Conference With Indian Minister of External Affairs Swaraj Following Strategic Dialogue. Photo Credit US State Dept.


India-US: Energy Can Charge Bilateral Relationship – Analysis

Cooperation in the energy sector offers a chance for India and the U.S. to build on a mutually beneficial and complementary relationship. The U.S. will gain from having a large, long-term market while India will benefit from cheaper and more diversified energy sources. By Amit Bhandari The fifth India-U.S. Strategic Dialogue was the first cabinet […]

Key oil and natural gas infrastructure in Azerbaijan. Source EIA.
Key oil and natural gas infrastructure in Azerbaijan. Source EIA.


Azerbaijan Energy Profile: One Of Region’s Most Important Export Routes – Analysis

Azerbaijan, one of the oldest oil producing countries in the world, is an important oil and natural gas supplier in the Caspian Sea region, particularly for European markets. Although traditionally it has been a prolific oil producer, Azerbaijan’s importance as a natural gas supplier will grow in the future as field development and export infrastructure […]

ArcelorMittal blast furnace No. 2, Bremen, Germany. Photo by Marten Bockhacker, Source: ArcelorMittal
ArcelorMittal blast furnace No. 2, Bremen, Germany. Photo by Marten Bockhacker, Source: ArcelorMittal


ArcelorMittal Europe Reports €245m Operating Profit For Q2 2014

ArcelorMittal Europe announced Friday its results for the second quarter of 2014. The segment recorded an operating profit of €245 million for the Q2 2014. This compares with an operating profit of €58 million in Q1 2014 and an operating loss of €143 million for Q2 2013, when results were impacted by restructuring and impairment […]

Tajikistan
Tajikistan


Tajikistan: World Bank Group Supports Agriculture Commercialization

The Minister of Finance of the Republic of Tajikistan Abdusalom Kurbonov and the World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan Marsha Olive has signed a grant agreement to finance the Tajikistan Agriculture Commercialization Project. The new project is jointly supported by the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and is funded by a grant […]

Aerial view of Gwadar Port, Pakistan
Aerial view of Gwadar Port, Pakistan


Chabahar Port: India Losing Against China – OpEd

I am pleasantly surprised when I see one of my articles that I wrote in 2012 still being visited. My point in that article then was that India had been overreacting about the Chinese assistance extended in the construction of the Gwadar port in the Baluchistan province of Pakistan. India has been creating the hype […]