Wednesday, 20, March, 2019

Economy

According to the March 18 amendments and addenda to the government decisions, the government will stop regulating the prices of two items, the Justice Ministry said.

Last year's trade turnover between the Central Asian countries topped US$ 12.2 billion, a 35% increase compared to 2017, Uzbek Deputy PM in charge of investments and foreign economic relations, Elyor Ganiyev announced at the first Central Asian Economic Forum on Friday in Tashkent.

Uzbekistan has suspended the Jizzakh refinery project, the deputy director of Neftegazinvest Husniddin Turayev said.

The Uzbek Minister of Energy Alisher Sultanov hosted the President of Air Products Corporation (USA), Mr. Seifi Ghasemi, the Ministry said.

Epsilon Development Company (USA) obtained the first gas influx from Talimarjan field, which is part of the Kultak-Kamashi investment block (Karshi district, Kashkadarya province), the company said in a statement.

Uzbekistan-Netherlands agribusiness forum and B2B meeting businesses of the two countries was co-organized on tuesday by the Uzbek Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Agriculture.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev during his Navoi province trip visited Navoiazot joint stock company Tuesday.

B2Gold, a Canadian gold mining company, will conduct geological survey of three promising gold sites in the Navoi province, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The 3rd meeting of the Uzbekistan-UAE Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) for trade, economic and technical cooperation will be held in Tashkent on March 12.

The meeting of the Uzbek-Hungarian Intergovernmental Commission for Economic Cooperation was held in Budapest, during which the parties came to an understanding of the potential for further expanding bilateral cooperation in a number of areas.