Saturday, 20, October, 2018

Economy

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Economy and Business Brian McFithers and Jan Sheridan of the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (EB) will pay a working visit to Uzbekistan on September 12-14.

As of September 10, GM Uzbekistan has stopped making sale contracts for GM Captiva, the company's said in a statement. The decision is in line with GM’s global strategy which is aimed at renewing the model range.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on August 20 creating a Namangan free economic zone (FEZ) in Chust district of Namangan province.

For three days, Tashkent is hosting an international conference to promote conservation agriculture in this corner of the world, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan and Egypt plan to jointly set up a fruit and vegetable and logistics hub, the Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev laid the symbolic foundation cornerstone of the casting and rolling complex at the Uzbek Metallurgical Complex with Italian Danieli company confirmed as the general contractor, the presidential press service reported.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev familiarized himself with the construction progress of the Tashkent Metallurgical Plant in Tashkent province Zangiata district.

Uzbekneftegaz has opened a new natural gas and gas condensate field in Romitan district of Bukhara province on the border with Turkmenistan, the company said.

Uzbekistan Railways completed the Electrification Of Karshi-Kitab Rail Section Project, the company said in a statement. The 124 km line was modernized and electrified, with surrounding safety metal frames installed. Also new stations were built, the existing ones were reconstructed, and another two bridges and 20 artificial structures were built.

The Cabinet of Ministers issued a decree approving holding of the annual UzTextileExpo textile and fashion exhibition to be co-organized jointly with ITECA Exhibitions LLC in Tashkent, as part of which this year: