Monday, 18, June, 2018

Economy

Official inauguration ceremony of the new production facility after upgrade of KNAUF Gipsum Bukhara plant was held in Bukhara, which was attended by the Uzbekistan PM Abdulla Aripov, the Managing Partner of the Knauf International Group Manfred Grundke and the German Ambassador to Uzbekistan Günter Overfeld.

22nd edition of Global Oil & Gas Uzbekistan/OGU 2018 International Exhibition and Conference series the flagship events of Uzbekistan's oil and gas industry will be held on May 16-18 in Tashkent.

UzbekEnergo and General Electric (GE), as part of the official visit of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the United States, signed several deals expanding cooperation in the field energy, GE said.

The eighth meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between Uzbekistan and Georgia was held in Tbilisi.

Uzbekistan and Georgia will hold the eighth meeting of the intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation in Tbilisi on May 14-15, 2018, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.

Uzbekistan is prepared to privatize its state airline but will keep full control of its lucrative gold mines and oil firm, Reuters said.

Uzbekistan has implemented the recommendations of the Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) by publishing critical macroeconomic and financial data through the National Summary Data Page (NSDP).

During his trip to Namangan province Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting with local authorities, ministers, heads of agencies and other officials in Norin district Wednesday.

Uzbek Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources and the General Directorate for Mineral Research and Exploration of the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources reached an agreement on joint geological exploration of the Khurob and Aydim-Jetimtau gold ore deposits, as well as the Sarytau ore deposit, the committee reported.

Russian Export Center (REC) will provide US$ 141 million for construction of a metallurgical plant in the south of Tashkent, RIA Novosti reported citing the chief of the REC representative office in Uzbekistan Dmitry Prokhorenko.