Tuesday, 19, October, 2021

Economy

In 2020, the total amount of tax revenues topped 103.6 trillion soums, or US$ 10 billion, with 67.7 trillion soums, or 63.3% paid by large taxpayers.

The chief of the Pension Fund, Abdulaziz Khaydarov, at a press conference held on January 29, briefed about the planned changes in the pension system.

The Cabinet of Ministers issued Measures to Support Local Producers Resolution. Norma reports that the document has approved:

Tomorrow, on February 2, Tashkent will host the high-level Uzbek-Afghan-Pakistani talks with the participation of heads of key international financial institutions over the implementation of the Mazar-i-Sharif-Kabul-Peshawar railway project.

A regular meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council (EIGC) will take place in Almaty on February 5, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbek electricity standards are being revised to match with the international standrds. The French company Assystem Engineering and Operation Services SAS was hired for their analysis, the Ministry of Energy said.

Next month, the governments of Uzbekistan and the United Kingdom will convene at the 25th anniversary meeting of the Uzbek-British Trade and Industry Council (UBTIC), an influential body that brings together government and commercial leaders.

Uzbekistan imports USUS$ 50.4 million worth of gas in January-December 2020, which is 237.1 times more than in 2019. This is stated in the report of the State Statistics Committee on foreign trade turnover.

The construction of a small 40 kW PV plant has started in Yukorichirchik district of Tashkent province, the Ministry of Energy said.

A number of companies are showing interest in investing in Uzbekistan’s machine-building industry and launching production of cars, stated the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on January 13 at a meeting on the transformation of the machine-building industry and development of competition in this industry.