The American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce (AUCC) seeks to promote trade and investment ties, cultural exchanges and bonds of friendship between the United States of America and the Republic of Uzbekistan. In performing these functions, the AUCC places primary emphasis on serving the needs and interests of its members.

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Press Release: Six Central Asian Ambassadors Discussed Business Opportunities in Central Asia

1 April 2019
On March 29, 2019, the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce, the US-Kyrgyzstan Business Council, the US-Tajikistan Business Council and the recently launched US-Afghanistan Business Initiative organized an unprecedented panel discussion with the Ambassadors of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to discuss regional business opportunities. The panel's special guest, Lisa Curtis, Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for South and Central Asia of the National Security Council, delivered opening remarks and emphasized the importance of economic cooperation between the United States and Central Asian countries. The event took place in the Washington, D. |read|

INVITATION: Panel Discussion with 6 Central Asian Ambassadors on Doing Business in Central Asia

29 March 2019
Panel Discussion with 6 Central Asian Ambassadors on Doing Business in Central Asia (breakfast will be served) 8.00am-10.30am Friday, March 29, 2019 |read|

INVITATION: Conversation with Albert Jaeger, IMF Country Director for Uzbekistan, on Improving Uzbekistan's Investment Climate: What Do Investors Want?

22 March 2019
When Friday, March 22, 2019 12.30pm - 2.00pm White & Case LLP 701 13th Street NW Washington, DC 20005 (lunch featuring Uzbek cuisine) RSVP to |read|

U.S. Starts Gas Production in Uzbekistan

15 March 2019
Located in Central Asia, Uzbekistan is endowed with rich hydrocarbon resources. The country has developed a program for the oil and gas industry development until 2020. The program provides for an increase in hydrocarbon reserves in 2014-2020. |read|

European Union Supports Uzbekistan's Accession to World Trade Organization (WTO)

15 March 2019
On Wednesday 13 March 2019, representatives of governmental agencies in Uzbekistan met in Tashkent to discuss Uzbekistan's World Trade Organization (WTO) Accession process and prioritization of their needs. The aim of the Roundtable was to provide an overview on the law and practice for acceding to the WTO, and identify Uzbekistan's key needs in order to prioritize the technical assistance activities for the European Union funded project that will be implemented by the International Trade Centre (ITC). There are currently 164 Members of the WTO, accounting for about 96% of world trade. |read|

Uzbekistan Parliament Approves New Nuclear Energy Law

15 March 2019
Former Soviet Union country, Uzbekistan is turning to nuclear energy to power its economy as the landlocked country has an abundance of uranium and big economic ambitions. As the energy demand and population of the country continue to rise, a nuclear energy law has been approved recently by the members of the Lower House of Uzbek Parliament in order to develop unified state policy on the establishment and peaceful use of nuclear energy. Member of Oliy Majlis of the Uzbek Parliament, Zhamshid Pirmatov said the energy law is the first of its kind in the history of Uzbekistan. |read|

U.S.-Uzbek Annual Bilateral Consultations: A New Era of Strategic Partnership

4 March 2019
U.S. Department of State South and Central Asian Affairs Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Ambassador Alice Wells and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov led a successful session of the U. |read|

World Bank Optimistic About Uzbekistan

4 March 2019
World Bank officials are optimistic about Uzbekistan. The Bank's vice president for Europe and Central Asia, Cyril Muller, made a two day visit to Tashkent this week, meeting with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and other government officials. The visit underscores Uzbekistan's continued march in from the periphery of international affairs. |read|

USAID Supports Energy Sector of Uzbekistan

4 March 2019
Uzbekistan is an important partner of the United States in ensuring stability, prosperity and security in the region of Central Asia. The U.S. provides security assistance to Uzbekistan to advance these goals. |read|

Uzbekistan Central Bank Looks to Increase Gold Reserves to 430 Tonnes in Five Years

4 March 2019
After last year's unprecedented central-bank demand for gold, another nation is jumping into the marketplace to build its gold reserves over the next five years. According to international media reports, Uzbekistan expects to increase its gold reserves to 430 tonnes between 2020 and 2024 as the country looks to develop its domestic gold deposits. The reports said that purchase could start this year as the central bank plans to buy 81. |read|
» 25 February 2019: REMINDER: Private Roundtable Discussion with the US and International Financial Institutions on Financial Instruments for Uzbekistan and Central Asia
» 22 February 2019: Uzbekistan Seeks $300 mln Loan from Russia's Gazprombank for Gas Complex
» 22 February 2019: Uzbekistan's Foreign Trade Turnover Worth $ 3.35 Billion
» 22 February 2019: Uzbekistan May Join WTO within Two Years
» 15 February 2019: Moody’s Assigns its First Uzbekistan Long-Term Issuer Rating at ‘B1
» 15 February 2019: Uzbekistan Emerges From Isolation with $1 Billion Bond Sale
» 15 February 2019: Global Business Conference: March 7th at Drexel University
» 15 February 2019: New Speaker Added: Uzbekistan's New Face and The Long Game: Western Strategy in the Caucasus and Central Asia
» 14 February 2019: INVITATION: Discussion with Chairman Frederick Starr and Director Svante Cornell, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at the American Foreign Policy Council
» 12 February 2019: INVITATION: Private Roundtable Discussion with the US and International Financial Institutions on Financial Instruments for Uzbekistan and Central Asia
» 11 February 2019: Boeing to Provide Uzbekistan Airways with Landing Gear Services
» 8 February 2019: First Round on Agreement Negotiations between Uzbekistan, EU Ends
» 8 February 2019: Uzbekistan Establishes Ministry of Transport
» 8 February 2019: WB Vice-President to Visit Uzbekistan
» 8 February 2019: US Assistant Secretary of State for South, Central Asian Affairs to Visit Uzbekistan
» 4 February 2019: Uzbekistan Lifts Ban on "Confidential" State Data on Minerals
» 4 February 2019: Uzbekistan Simplifies Bankruptcy Procedure
» 4 February 2019: Uzbekistan Improves Position in OECD Credit Risks Classification
» 18 January 2019: Uzbekistan turns to nuclear energy to power economy
» 18 January 2019: signs long-term contract with Uzbekistan for uranium
» 17 January 2019: INTERVIEW: Uzbekneftegaz remaking Uzbekistan’s energy sector
» 16 January 2019: Uzbekistan, Germany sign contracts for $ 4B
» 11 January 2019: AUCC Welcomes MIR Corporation as Newest Member
» 11 January 2019: Uzbekistan govt outlines plan to develop telecom networks
» 5 January 2019: Uzbekistan introduces a visa-free regime for citizens of another 45 countries from 1 February
» 4 January 2019: Uzbekistan Airways SWOT: opportunities and challenges after reforms
» 4 January 2019: Uzbekistan appoints banks for international debt market debut
» 4 January 2019: Viewpoint: The logic of nuclear power for Central Asia
» 31 December 2018: Address by Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Oliy Majlis
» 24 December 2018: End of the Year Address by AUCC Leadership
» 18 December 2018: Invitation: Uzbekistan and Advancement of Religious Freedom
» 14 December 2018: Russia to develop two large HPPs in Uzbekistan
» 14 December 2018: Uzbekistan laying railway line to increase regional trade, connectivity
» 14 December 2018: Tashkent City reveals details of Uzbekistan's highest hotel
» 14 December 2018: Pompeo removes Uzbekistan from "Country of Particular Concern" list
» 6 December 2018: The World Bank Welcomes the Economic Reform Priorities of the Government of Uzbekistan over the Next Three Years
» 26 November 2018: Invitation to Philadelphia Roundtable with Uzbek Ambassador H.E. Javlon Vakhabov - December 12, 2018
» 21 October 2018: Final Agenda: U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum - October 23 in Tashkent