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KYRGYZSTAN - UAE
For Kyrgyzstan, UAE and gold are a way out of its crisis
Bishkek says yes to deals with the United Arab Emirates to develop its gold reserves, the country's main resource. However, tourism and services are expected to benefit from investments as well. The most profitable mines are owned by multinationals using antiquated technologies. Despite its 2,000 tonnes in gold reserves, Kyrgyzstan exports only 25 tonnes a year.
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