Thursday, 22, April, 2021

Business

USM Telecom and MegaFon, in cooperation with partners from Uzbekistan, are creating Digital Holding, a joint venture designed to become the technological leader of the largest telecommunications market in Central Asia. The joint venture will comprise the country's telecommunications market leader Ucell and USM’s Uzbek assets CRPT Turon and ICS Holding Uzbekistan.

On February 9, the Ministry of Transport held a meeting with representatives of Iranian Aseman Airlines. The talks were held with the Deputy Chairman for Commercial Affairs A.Asad, as well as Executive Director of Persian Gulf travel firm M.Rahmanifar. The sides discussed issues of charter and regular flights between Uzbekistan and Iran, the ministry's press service said.

Uzbekistan exported 7.1 thousand tons of lemons worth US$ 8.6 million in 2020, the State Statistics Committee said in a report.

A factory for the manufacture of modernist IKEA furniture could be launched in Chirchik city, Tashkent province. This became known during the presentation of investment projects to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Monday.

Spotify has been registered as a taxpayer in Uzbekistan, the State Tax Committee said. Spotify is a Swedish audio streaming and media services provider, launched in October 2008. It is available in nearly 120 countries.

The Anti-Corruption Agency has studied letters from business owners and users of social networks about violations of the law in the process of privatization of Coca-Cola Ichimligi Uzbekiston, Ltd. We are talking about a call for bids for the sale of 57.118% of the government’s stake in the largest producer of soft drinks in Uzbekistan.

The draft State Program of 2021 proposed to extend the reliefs provided to businesses in the context of the coronavirus pandemic until December 31, 2021.

On January 16, the Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov helh online negotiations with the Minister of Investments of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Khalid Al-Falih, the Uzbek Ministry said.

Carrefour will open two more supermarkets in Tashkent in March-April. They will be located in the Samarqand Darvoza and Compass malls, Carrefour Uzbekistan reported. The first Carrefour supermarket was opened in Tahskent city at the end of December on Karatash street.

At a roundtable in Tashkent on Friday Uzeltekhsanoat association’s first deputy chairman, Mansur Khashimov offered the government’s stake in JSC FOTON for sale to Russian investors.