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Register Now: 2017 US-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum

aucconline.com
6 January 2017
2017 U.S.-UZBEKISTAN ANNUAL BUSINESS FORUM: "Integrating Best Practices, Strategies and Technological Solutions for Success AUCC Members are honored to be the first international business delegation to be invited by the people of Uzbekistan to visit the country in 2017. |read|

Law on combating corruption enters into force in Uzbekistan

en.trend.az/casia/uzbekistan
4 January 2017
The law on "Combating corruption" entered into force in Uzbekistan. The bill was submitted to the parliament on the initiative of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in October 2016. The Legislative Chamber of the Parliament adopted the law in November 2016. |read|

New interior minister appointed in Uzbekistan

en.trend.az/casia/uzbekistan
4 January 2017
Abdusalom Azizov has been appointed to the post of interior minister upon Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev's decree, a representative of the country's presidential administration told Trend January 4. Before the appointment, Azizov worked as the head of the interior department in the country's Jizzakh region since 2010. Adham Ahmadbayev, who has served as the country's interior minister since December 2013, was appointed state adviser to the president on work with law-enforcement agencies. |read|

Uzbek president invited to Tajikistan

en.trend.az/casia/uzbekistan
29 December 2016
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon invited his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev to come to Tajikistan on an official visit at a time convenient for him, the press service of the Uzbek government said in a message. Emomali Rahmon made the invitation during a meeting with the Uzbek delegation, which took part in the fourth meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation held in the city of Dushanbe Dec. 27-28. |read|

Changes introduced to Government of Uzbekistan

www.uzdaily.com
15 December 2016
The Government of Uzbekistan was reshuffled after Abdulla Aripov was appointed as the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan. Aripov was appointed as the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan on 14 December during the joint session of the Legislative Chamber and Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan. Achilbay Ramatov was appointed as the First Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the Board of Uzbekistan Temir Yollari - Head of Complex on the issues of complex development of territories and the municipal sphere, transport, capital construction and building industry. |read|

Senate approves law “On combating corruption”

www.uzdaily.com
14 December 2016
Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan approved a law “On combating corruption”. Interim President Shavkat Mirziyayev submitted the draft law to the Legislative Chamber as the legislative initiative in October 2016. The document is directed at complex legislative regulation of legal relations in fighting corruption, improving efficiency of anti-corruption measures, conducted by the state bodies, organizations and institutes of civil society, as well as fully elimination of corruption from all spheres of public life, creating intolerance to corruption among public via improving legal awareness and legal culture. |read|

Abdulla Aripov approved as Prime Minister of Uzbekistan

www.uzdaily.com
14 December 2016
Abdulla Aripov was approved as the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan during joint session of both chambers of the parliament on 14 December 2016. Legislative Chamber and Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held a joint session on 14 December. During the session, President-elect of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev was sworn in as the President and he assumed the office. |read|

FM: Uzbekistan keen to maintain continuity in foreign policy

en.trend.az
9 December 2016
Uzbekistan will maintain the continuity and consistency in its foreign policy aimed at the protection and promotion of the country’s fundamental interests, said the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov. He was addressing the meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg. "Uzbekistan is a strong supporter of non-interference in the internal affairs of other states and it supports resolving contradictions and conflicts only in a peaceful and political way,” said Kamilov. |read|

Secretary Kerry Meets With Central Asian Foreign Ministers

www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2016/12/264958.htm
7 December 2016
The following is attributable to Spokesperson John Kirby: U.S. Secretary of State Kerry met today with four Central Asian foreign ministers on the margins of the OSCE Ministerial Meeting. |read|

Financial Sector Reforms are Crucial for Sustained, Inclusive Growth in Europe and Central Asia

www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release
6 December 2016
Financial sector development must go beyond improving access to bank credit. Financial systems should develop in a balanced way through both bank and non-bank subsectors, including capital markets, the insurance sector, and other nonbank financial institutions to properly support inclusive growth in Europe and Central Asia, says a new World Bank report. Risks and Returns: Managing Financial Trade-Offs for Inclusive Growth in Europe and Central Asia, launched today at the National Bank of Poland in Warsaw, notes that financial system in emerging countries in the Europe and Central Asia region is significantly less developed and less diversified than the financial system of their closest benchmark, Western Europe, and many of its middle-income peers. |read|

Tax Incentives For Foreign Investments In Uzbekistan

www.mondaq.com
2 December 2016
In this document, Deloitte presents a brief overview of tax and customs concessions applicable to foreign investment in Uzbekistan. As the taxation system in Uzbekistan is subject to frequent changes, we recommend using this overview for general purposes only. We will be glad to discuss any tax-related issues you may have in more detail. |read|

Tajikistan, Uzbekistan to restore air link

www.azernews.az/region/105920.html
1 December 2016
Uzbekistan Airways has performed the charter flight to Dushanbe for the first time since 1992, the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan reported. The Tashkent — Dushanbe — Tashkent charter flight was carried out by the national airline on November 30. The Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported that earlier the Uzbek and Tajik delegations held negotiations in Dushanbe on legal-organizational and economic aspects of further cooperation in the civil aviation sector. |read|
» 29 November 2016: Uzbek Govn’t to carry out wide-scale currency reforms
» 28 November 2016: ADB $154 Million Loan to Boost Horticulture Sector in Uzbekistan
» 30 October 2016: US leadership interested in development of ties with Uzbekistan
» 28 October 2016: Uzbekistan to spend about $700M on rural housing
» 26 October 2016: ADB President Calls for Expanded CAREC Agenda to Meet New Challenges
» 26 October 2016: Economies in Central Asian Countries Credited with Positive Reforms Says Latest Doing Business Report
» 24 October 2016: Central Asian Countries Identify $94 Billion Energy Investment Needs to 2023
» 23 October 2016: Uzbekistan reforming judicial system
» 21 October 2016: I International Fruit and Vegetable Fair in Tashkent
» 21 October 2016: US under secretary to visit Central Asia
» 20 October 2016: Deputies approve draft law "On combating corruption" in first reading
» 20 October 2016: Chinese vice premier eyes more infrastructure cooperation with Uzbekistan
» 6 October 2016: ADB Projects: Proposed and Active
» 6 October 2016: Business ombudsman institute to be set up in Uzbek parliament
» 6 October 2016: Uzbekistan to adopt law on fighting corruption
» 6 October 2016: Uzbekistan to cancel all unscheduled business inspections
» 30 September 2016: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan keen to intensify co-op
» 30 September 2016: ADB keeps Uzbekistan's GDP growth forecast
» 29 September 2016: Uzbek acting president reviews projects in northern regions
» 23 September 2016: Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan eye increasing trade turnover
» 19 September 2016: U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen’s Remarks at the USAID Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) Project Inauguration Ceremony
» 19 September 2016: Modernizing the Water Future of Central Asia
» 16 September 2016: Invitation to Attend 2016 U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum: Wednesday 11/30, Tashkent
» 13 September 2016: Promoting Trade Finance in Asia: 12 Things to Know
» 8 September 2016: Informational announcement about a joint session of the Legislative Chamber and Senate of Oliy Majlis (parliament) of the Republic of Uzbekistan
» 7 September 2016: World bank: G20 Leaders Welcome Launch of Inclusive Business Platform
» 2 September 2016: Tenders in Uzbekistan
» 2 September 2016: ADB Proposed Projects in Uzbekistan
» 31 August 2016: Boeing Delivers First Dreamliner 787 to Uzbekistan Airways
» 26 August 2016: ADB on Asia: How it will change in 15 years
» 26 August 2016: ADB: CAREC Energy Investment Forum 2016
» 26 August 2016: New power unit commissioned in Uzbekistan
» 25 August 2016: South Korean consortium upgrading plant in Uzbekistan
» 25 August 2016: Uzbekistan to build institutional e-govt data network
» 22 August 2016: U.S. Helps Construct New Uzbek Border Post
» 19 August 2016: 6th Central Asian Trade Forum
» 17 August 2016: Uzbekistan completing high speed rail road between Tashkent and Bukhara
» 12 August 2016: Uzbekistan, France mull co-op prospects
» 10 August 2016: Uzbek-German JV to produce cabins for MAN trucks
» 8 August 2016: Trade Finance Key to Modernizing Economies in Central Asia and the Caucasus
» 4 August 2016: Moody's maintains stable outlook on Uzbekistan's banking system
» 4 August 2016: IIAC completes study on new air terminal in Uzbekistan
» 3 August 2016: Remarks at the Central Asia Ministerial
» 28 July 2016: Turkish company completes project to expand cement plant in Uzbekistan
» 28 July 2016: Uzbekistan to work out electric power system development strategy
» 27 July 2016: Korea to start new healthcare project in Uzbekistan
» 21 July 2016: Unemployment rate in Uzbekistan remains at 5.2%
» 21 July 2016: Uzbekistan, France expanding trade
» 20 July 2016: Uzbekistan signs export contracts