The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting economic cooperation in Central Asia and along the Silk Road through knowledge generation and sharing. The Institute's headquarters is in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The CAREC Institute is jointly shared, owned, and governed by eleven member countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the PRC, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The Institute acts as a knowledge connector among CAREC's five themes – economic and financial stability; trade, tourism and economic corridors; infrastructure and economic connectivity; agriculture and water; and human development.

Contact details

Website:
CAREC Institute

Address:
No. 376 Nanchang Road Sha Yi Ba Ke District, Urumqi, Xinjiang, PRC

Country:
China

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the PRC, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
2015
Age (years)
CAREC Institute
 9
China average
 36
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Asian Development Bank (ADB) and member countries
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Kabir Jurazoda
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Syed Shakeel Shah, Director
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Syed Shakeel Shah, Director
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
CAREC Institute
 39
China average
 211
Global average
 66
2022
CAREC Institute
 40
2021
CAREC Institute
 38
% Female staff
2023
CAREC Institute
 40%
China average
 61%
Global average
 50%
2022
CAREC Institute
 40%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
CAREC Institute
 20
China average
 33
Global average
 65
2021
CAREC Institute
 20
Financials
2021
CAREC Institute
 $4,000,000
China average
 $13,868,413
Global average
 $4,687,952

Social

Likes (2023)
CAREC Institute
 789
China average
 37,352
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
CAREC Institute
 721
Twitter
Followers (2024)
CAREC Institute
 1,059
China average
 2,265
Global average
 18,127
Followers (2022)
CAREC Institute
 963
Subscribers (2023)
CAREC Institute
 265
China average
 6,434
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
CAREC Institute
 241
Followers (2023)
CAREC Institute
 2,015
China average
 1,112
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
CAREC Institute
 1,553

Data notes

Last updated: 05/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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