Zone Map Regional Overview

Special Economic Zones in Central Asia

Central Asia is a region that emerged only 30 years ago from the Soviet Union, and it has been making up for the lost time. Since then, SEZs have become a popular tool in the region to attract investment and liberalize economies.

Central Asia is a very unique place. Just over 30 years ago, every single nation in the region was under Soviet rule. Since then, these countries have been trying to navigate a very different world than the one they came from, and many of them are plagued by chronic water scarcity, poverty, lack of infrastructure, and the politicking of great powers. Today, Special Economic  Zones are seen by many administrations as a tool to regain lost prosperity and to better integrate themselves into a globalized, business-oriented world.


To explore more Central Asian SEZs, visit our map at OpenZoneMap.com

Read more news and research from AG on SEZs in Central Asia.

Credits and thanks:


Design: 

Nour Boukhari

Sizo Hlope

Alonso Cubillas


Vizualizations:

César Báez

Fergal Hourigan


Data gathering and fun facts: 

Beatriz Costa 

Michelle Bernier

Maria Amaré

Eric Scholz

James Morgan

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Zone Map Regional Overview

Special Economic Zones in Central Asia

Central Asia is a region that emerged only 30 years ago from the Soviet Union, and it has been making up for the lost time. Since then, SEZs have become a popular tool in the region to attract investment and liberalize economies.

Central Asia is a very unique place. Just over 30 years ago, every single nation in the region was under Soviet rule. Since then, these countries have been trying to navigate a very different world than the one they came from, and many of them are plagued by chronic water scarcity, poverty, lack of infrastructure, and the politicking of great powers. Today, Special Economic  Zones are seen by many administrations as a tool to regain lost prosperity and to better integrate themselves into a globalized, business-oriented world.


To explore more Central Asian SEZs, visit our map at OpenZoneMap.com

Read more news and research from AG on SEZs in Central Asia.

Credits and thanks:


Design: 

Nour Boukhari

Sizo Hlope

Alonso Cubillas


Vizualizations:

César Báez

Fergal Hourigan


Data gathering and fun facts: 

Beatriz Costa 

Michelle Bernier

Maria Amaré

Eric Scholz

James Morgan

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