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Speaking to local news eNCA on Sunday, Radebe said: “The submission of that intergovernmental agreement of Russia, US and South Korea was put to test in the High Court in South Africa where the court decided that the submission of those was unconstitutional and unlawful and we are back to square one… which has now been set aside by the court.
Facing growing demand for wood and shortages in domestic supply, Chinese authorities are pushing for greater imports from Russia, ignoring the fact that its neighbour will cease to be a reliable supplier within a decade.
Tax reform is the topic on everyone’s lips in Uzbekistan, with rumours that even Alisher Usmanov’s consultants have been invited to develop the concept. According to the very long tax reform concept, the main objective is to simplify tax administration, lower VAT, remove unclear laws and regulations, abolish certain mandatory payments and generally reduce the tax burden.
The popular messaging app Telegram has been blocked in Russia after refusing to hand over the encryption keys used to scramble messages. The Kazakh government has also threatened to ban the app, which is still available in Uzbekistan.