17 small industrial zones (SIZ) will be set up in Tashkent province by the end of 2017, the August 10 Presidential decree says. The decision was issued in an intent to fully utilize the rich natural, economic, mineral and raw materials, scientific, technical and labor potential of the province, creating new jobs and increasing the households incomes.
JSC UzQurilishMateriallari (transl. Uz Building Materials) announced that it more than doubled the exports of building materials in the half-year to the previous year, reaching $46.9 million.
One of the free economic zones in Uzbekistan will host an Uzbek-Chinese JV for manufacturing of children's toys. The partner from China will be Shandong Sanhe Toy, the Committee for Investments said.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, by his July 28 decree, appointed Dilmurod Kasimov (former first deputy prosecutor of Samarkand province) as the Commissioner for the Protection of Rights and Legal Interests of Entrepreneurs (Business Ombudsman) under the President.
The Government of Uzbekistan plans to reduce the number of taxes for doing business, Deputy Minister of Economy Shukhrat Ismailov said.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev familiarized himself with agriculture projects in Tashkent province Saturday. An agrologistical center, set up by LLC Greenfoodtrade, will carry out storage, processing and exports of agricultural products. The project, which will achieve full capacity in Q3 of 2018, will increase exports from Uzbekistan, ensure uninterrupted supply of agricultural products to the domestic market, rational use of land, create new jobs.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is visiting the city of Angren today. President familiarized himself with the progress of conveyor belts and agricultural and car tires manufacturing plant project in Angren free economic zone.