The country, now exporting gas in three directions, wants to ship gas directly to Europe.
A business-registration website is one way the country over the past couple of years has made starting a business easier.
The tax system and government incentives are helpful, business owners say, but they still face obstacles.
Conclusion of spring planting has hopes sprouting for a good harvest.
Drip and spray irrigation and minimum tillage and no-till farming are strategies designed to improve crop yields and incomes, all with as little effect on the environment as possible.
Archaeologists petition to have the excavated ruins declared a World Heritage Site, which could boost tourism in the region.
As Kyrgyzstan is preparing for this year's tourist season, the government hopes for an increase in tourist numbers and revenues to help fill government coffers.
The country is pursuing some innovations that will help create more favourable business and investment conditions in the provinces.
The country honours women responsible for feeding its citizens.
The CCI is working to protect Kyrgyz industries' reputation abroad and is looking for new export opportunities for small- and medium-sized businesses.
The country intends to develop its civil aviation sector by making more services available for customers and increasing flight safety.
Last year, the tourism sector saw a 16% increase, with almost 2m foreigners visiting the country.
In the coming 5 years the country is expected to need more workers with technical training.
Authorities want to achieve their aim by attracting private firms to the construction business and selling plots of land for housing, analysts say.
With its long winters, winter tourism ventures could be very profitable for the country, analysts say.
The Central Asian nation in the next 3 years can double its power generation and increase electricity exports by fivefold, analysts say.
The Turkmen private sector has prospects for growth, economists say.
Training women in the field of entrepreneurial know-how will help the economy grow, officials say.
The country hopes this year's yields will help it start to reverse a long agricultural decline.
As the industry experiences record growth, critics weigh the value of film and its various forms.
New service centres aim to help small-business owners get on the road to success.
Poor soil, livestock diseases, lack of farming skills among hindrances