Friday, 22, February, 2019

Economy

GM Uzbekistan plant in Andijan will change its name, the acting deputy chairman of the Uzavtosanoat responsible for technical policies and localization Azizbek Shukurov said. 

The Chinese Huaxin Cement will build a new cement plant in Zafarabad district, Jizzakh province, a government resolution said.

By the presidential decree, a number of oil & gas, energy sector bodies have been handed over from the Cabinet of Ministers to the Ministry of Energy .

Novovoronezh NPP In Russia, will be prototype of the first nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan. A group of Uzbek journalists visited Novovoronezh NPP to familiarize themselves with the nuclear plant, with the visit co-organized by the Rosatom Corporation and Uzatom Agency.

Deputy Prime Minister Alisher Sultanov will be in charge of the newly formed Ministry of Energy, to be created through the merger of Uzbekenergo, Uzbekneftegaz, and Uzbekgidroenergo.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has improved Uzbekistan's credit risk rating, moving the country from point 6 to point 5, the Uzbek finance ministry said Saturday.

Uzbekistan is ready to work on the implementation of the Kambar-Ata-1 HPP construction project, the Uzbek Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Komil Rashidov said at a briefing on Tuesday.

The German Graess Energy has begun construction of a solar power plant in Muinak, Karakalpakstan, a source at Uzbekenergo told Tashkent Times.

The unemployment rate in Uzbekistan topped 9.3% in 2018, the Employment Ministry said based on sociological survey conducted in 66 cities and townships.

Dubai-based flydubai airline will operate five flights per week between Dubai and Tashkent starting 11 March 2019 from Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport.