CHANGING GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ENERGY TRADING DYNAMICS AND CENTRAL ASIA

CHANGING GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ENERGY TRADING DYNAMICS AND CENTRAL ASIA
by Farkhod AminjonovEurasian Research Institute (Almaty)

FRIDAY, 18 MARCH
17:00–18:30 / HALL 1
NEW BUILDING
KIMEP UNIVERSITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The talk will address the following trends and developments and their impact on energy policies of Central Asian states:
  • dropping oil and gas prices
  • weakening of Russia
  • growing dependence on China
  • lifted sanctions on Iran
  • prospects of the Afghan energy corridor.

Farkhod Aminjonov is a Senior Research Fellow at the Eurasian Research Institute of Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh–Turkish University. As a Senior Research Fellow, he contributes to Institute’s work on energy, economics, and security. He is also currently engaged in a number of collaborative projects with the Canadian, German, Norwegian and Turkish research institutions. Farkhod Aminjonov holds a Ph.D. in global governance from Wilfrid Laurier University/ Balsillie School of International Affairs (Canada), an M.A. in international area studies from the University of Tsukuba (Japan), an M.A. in political science from the OSCE Academy in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) and a B.A. (Hon.) in international law from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (Uzbekistan). Energy security and security of the Central Asian energy systems, energy governance innovations, pipeline politics as well as foreign and domestic energy policies lie in the hub of his research interests.

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