Arbitration as the Method of Settlement of Investment Disputes against the Kyrgyz Republic
AKIpress Analytics section, March 19, 2013

The Kyrgyz Republic has already participated in several arbitration proceedings. Therefore, it might be reasonable to analyze peculiarities of legal regulation of arbitration in the KR, the causes and consequences of arbitration disputes and make relevant conclusions…

What risks foreign investors should take into account while investing into the Kyrgyz mining sector,
The Times of Central Asia, March 1, 2012.

Overview of Anti-Corruption Laws in Kyrgyz Republic,
Comparative Summary of Anti-Corruption Laws in the CIS Economic Region, 2011,
The CIS Leading Council Network.

What a foreigner should know about tax regime in the Kyrgyz Republic?
The Times of Central Asia, publication expected.

Kyrgyzstan is not an offshore zone and does not provide tax exemptions, but the rates of many of them are not very high.

Amendments to public-private partnership legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic

On March 25, 2022, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic adopted a resolution on public-private partnership issues in the Kyrgyz Republic, approving a number of subordinate legislative enactments in the field of public-private partnership (PPP), in particular:

(i) Regulation on procedure for development of PPP projects financed by the PPP Project Development Fund, setting forth the terms and conditions of development and selection of projects to be financed by the said Fund;

(ii) Regulation on awarding PPP projects by direct negotiation, setting forth the procedure for awarding PPP projects with an investment value of over KGS 1 billion without holding a tender;

(iii) Rules for holding a tender for PPP projects, setting forth the uniform procedure for holding a tender for selecting a private partner;

(iv) Regulation on procedure for state registration of PPP projects in the State Register of PPP Projects of the Kyrgyz Republic, setting forth the procedure for registration of projects by a designated PPP authority.


Furthermore, the above Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers introduced a number of changes and additions to the respective subordinate legislation. The Resolution will take effect upon the expiration of 15 days from the date of official publication.


PPP/Infrastructure projects represent a dynamically growing and priority area of legal practice of Kalikova & Associates. Our PPP practice was one of the first in the country to deal with PPP issues and has solid experience in all phases of a PPP project: initiation, feasibility study, tendering, and implementation. Furthermore, the PPP practice lawyers are actively involved in the legislative drafting process through participation in various legal reform initiatives. We are always glad to share our experience and to contribute to the development of PPPs in the country. For more information, please feel free to contact K&A Partner and head of PPP practice, Magomed Saaduev (



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