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Uzbek Neftegazinvest Buys Material, Technical Resources Via Tender

8 July 2019
Uzbekistan's Neftegazinvest company has announced a tender for the purchase of material and technical resources of the Kokdumalak dielectric cable system for gas turbine drive spare parts. Bids are accepted until 6:00 pm (GMT + 5) on July 15, 2019. Only manufacturers, trading houses of manufacturers, official dealers of manufacturers and suppliers who have power of attorney from the manufacturer can participate in the tender. |read|

Uzbekistan Reports New Gas Find

8 July 2019
SUMMARY: The Central Asian country aims to produce 70bn m³/yr of gas by 2025 Uzbekistan's national oil and gas group Uzbekneftegaz (UNG) has identified a new gas condensate field in the northwest of the country. Citing the company's press service, local state news agency UzDaily. |read|

EU, GIZ announce tender for supple of solar stations to Uzbekistan

5 July 2019
July 05-- Jul. 5--Within a joint project to promote sustainable management of water resources in rural areas of Uzbekistan, EU and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) announce Prosoft Tender No. 91129581 for the supply and installation of solarphotovoltaic stations in the regions of Uzbekistan: Surkhandarya, Kashkadarya and Fergana on three lots: |read|

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan to sign new contract for electricity supply

4 July 2019
Mutually beneficial cooperation between Uzbekistan and Afghanistan in electricity supply plays an important role in the development of bilateral relations. Uzbekistan and Afghanistan plan to sign a 10-year contract for the electricity supply on "take-or-pay" terms by the end of October 2019. A take-or-pay contract is a rule structuring negotiations between companies and their suppliers. |read|

A draft government decision agreed to revise and optimize import customs duty rates

4 July 2019
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A thorough analysis of the state of foreign trade processes in the Republic of Uzbekistan showed that at current rates of customs duties, negative effects are possible for the development of the real sector of the economy: a situation is created in which importing goods becomes profitable and industries can lose investment attractiveness and reorienting on imports of finished products. In accordance with the recommendations of the Council on Tariff and Non-Tariff Regulation, as well as following discussions at meetings and round tables with a wide range of entrepreneurs, manufacturers and business representatives, a draft government decision has been agreed on revising and optimizing the rates of import customs duties based on the following principles: |read|

Uzbekistan prepares new investment law

3 July 2019
Investors ask to cancel privileges so that everyone has equal conditions, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov said, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry. "Improvement of the tax system, equal distribution of the tax burden for all is very important for attracting foreign investment," the minister stressed. He drew attention to the fact that if earlier investors were counting on benefits, now they are waiting for their cancellation. |read|

Uzbekistan Havo Yollari receives the fifth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft

2 July 2019
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 2 July 2019, the fifth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner of the Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) landed at the Islam Karimov International Airport in Tashkent. The non-stop flight from Seattle to Tashkent flied for twelve and a half hours. |read|

World Bank to provide $50 million loan for strengthening of Uzbekistan's social protection system

2 July 2019
AKIPRESS.COM - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on July 1 approved a $50 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Strengthening the Social Protection System Project in Uzbekistan. The project will establish a single registry of eligible beneficiaries to help ensure that Uzbekistan’s social safety net programs reach and support the poorest and most vulnerable groups, especially those adversely affected by rising consumer prices including utility costs. |read|

1,700 participants from 47 countries expected to attend Tashkent International Investment Forum

4 June 2019
The Uzbek Investments Minister Sardor Umurzakov held a working meeting devoted to the preparations for the first meeting of the organizing committee for the Tashkent International Investment Forum which is due in October, which was attended by the chiefs and officials of ministries, departments and organizations. The meeting discussed the aspects of the organization of this event. According to the ministry, 1,700 participants from 47 countries are expected to attend, among whom: foreign government officials, heads of transnational corporations, heads of international financial institutions and banks, experts and the media. |read|

Uzbekistan launches capacities to produce insulin

2 June 2019
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - In April of this year, a plant with a production capacity of 10 million ampoules of insulin per year began operating in the village of Khartoum, Andijan district. Currently, the Ministry of Health, the Agency for the Development of the Pharmaceutical Industry and Zamin Bio Health LLC have begun a large-scale investment project in Andijan region for the production of insulin used for the treatment of diabetes. |read|
» 31 May 2019: Uzbekistan eases e-visa norms
» 31 May 2019: Russian company to modernize 3 Uzbek airports
» 31 May 2019: Rosatom to start building nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan's Aydarkul lake in 2020-2021
» 30 May 2019: Uzbek President discusses $13 B investment projects with Russian PM Medvedev
» 30 May 2019: Pharmaceuticals of Uzbekistan are planning innovative developments
» 30 May 2019: CAREC workshop discusses new regional economic corridor development
» 29 May 2019: ADB to help prepare specialists for the textile industry of Uzbekistan
» 29 May 2019: Uzbekistan eyeing to join ISTFC, ICIEC
» 28 May 2019: Uzbekistan to buy 100 million worth of Russian energy equipment
» 28 May 2019: New system pending introduction to consider appeals from entrepreneurs and investors.
» 27 May 2019: World Bank issues $33 million to support public financial management, state-owned enterprises reform in Uzbekistan
» 26 May 2019: Trade zone inaugurated on the border with Afghanistan
» 25 May 2019: 2019 U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum
» 24 May 2019: New U.S. Ambassador presents credentials to Foreign Minister
» 24 May 2019: GM Uzbekistan resumes car supplies to Ukraine
» 23 May 2019: Uzbek cars Ravon to be assembled in Russia
» 22 May 2019: Shavkat Mirziyoyev signs the Using Renewable Energy Bill into Law
» 22 May 2019: Uzbekneftegaz to be split as Uzbekistan woos foreign cash - Bloomberg
» 22 May 2019: ADB to allocate funds for Uzbekistan's new electric locomotives
» 21 May 2019: Chinese company builds cement plant in Uzbekistan
» 21 May 2019: New investment projects, to be implemented in Tashkent, are discussed
» 20 May 2019: 10 agreements worth $150 million signed at Uzbekistan-U.S.-Canada business forum
» 10 May 2019: UNECE to help Uzbekistan in preparation of national action plan for integrated water management
» 9 May 2019: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Uzbekistan
» 9 May 2019: Uzbekistan to start treating jewelry industry seriously
» 8 May 2019: Uzbekistan may cancel import benefits on cement
» 8 May 2019: Uzbekistan to use UK experience in introducing blockchain technology
» 8 May 2019: Samsung, Uzbekistan sign agreement on postal infrastructure modernization
» 8 May 2019: Hyunadai electric cars plant could be set up in Kokand FEZ
» 8 May 2019: First oil obtained in Mingbulak field
» 7 May 2019: ADB, Uzbekistan sign agreement on improving water supply in Tashkent region
» 6 May 2019: Central Asian states plan 'silk visa' in bid to revive trade
» 6 May 2019: Green energy consumers in Uzbekistan to get tax privileges
» 6 May 2019: Uzbekistan becomes world leader in gold sales
» 4 May 2019: Uzbekistan complies with 23 of 36 principles of IMF fiscal transparency
» 3 May 2019: Roca sanitary ware manufacturing unit could be set up in Tashkent province
» 1 May 2019: United States Geological Survey Signs MOU with Uzbekistan
» 1 April 2019: Press Release: Six Central Asian Ambassadors Discussed Business Opportunities in Central Asia
» 29 March 2019: INVITATION: Panel Discussion with 6 Central Asian Ambassadors on Doing Business in Central Asia
» 22 March 2019: INVITATION: Conversation with Albert Jaeger, IMF Country Director for Uzbekistan, on Improving Uzbekistan's Investment Climate: What Do Investors Want?
» 15 March 2019: U.S. Starts Gas Production in Uzbekistan
» 15 March 2019: European Union Supports Uzbekistan's Accession to World Trade Organization (WTO)
» 15 March 2019: Uzbekistan Parliament Approves New Nuclear Energy Law
» 4 March 2019: U.S.-Uzbek Annual Bilateral Consultations: A New Era of Strategic Partnership
» 4 March 2019: World Bank Optimistic About Uzbekistan
» 4 March 2019: USAID Supports Energy Sector of Uzbekistan
» 4 March 2019: Uzbekistan Central Bank Looks to Increase Gold Reserves to 430 Tonnes in Five Years
» 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