Wednesday, 25, April, 2018

Economy

Georgia will give Uzbekistan a 50% discount for transportation of all types of goods through it territory, the parties agreed so during the February 22-23 visit to Georgia of the delegation of the Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade Sahib Saifnazarov, the ministry said.

UzPromStroyBank will provide a preferential loan for setting up of KOMTEKS PPOSH in Kagan district (Bukhara province) which will specialize in processing of sheep wool.

The Cabinet of Ministers with its Feb 15 decision approved the creation of the Defense Industry Development Fund within the Uzbekistan's Committee for Defense Industry.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting Vice-President of General Electric Ronald James Pollett. Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted with satisfaction the company’s current activities in Uzbekistan, the President’s press service said.

At the Uzbek Ministry of Finance were held talks with Veolia group of companies (France) and were discussed a number of issues on heating services and energy consumption in the city of Namangan.

The leadership of UzbekNeftegaz met with the World Bank (WB) mission, the company said. The sides reportedly discussed the issues related to supporting Uzbekistan’s oil and gas sector from the budget and financing of the company projects by the WB.

Made in Uzbekistan Industrial Exhibition will be held in the capital of Tajikistan Dushanbe’s Manej sports complex in the first decade of March 2018, with Uzbekistan-Tajikistan business forum to be organized as part of the exhibition.

Uzbek Deputy PM/Chairman of UzbekNefteGaz Alisher Sultanov met with the Vice-President of LUKOIL Sergei Nikiforov in Tashkent, UzbekNefteGaz said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree approving the Employment Promotion Program for 2018. According to the decree, Uzbekistan plans to create more than 346.79 thousand permanent jobs.

Extension and construction of new metro lines (extension of Yunusabad and Sergelian lines, and construction of the Ring Line) is currently under way in Tashkent, Oybek Khudoikulov, deputy chairman of Uzbekistan Airways, chief of Toshkent Metro announced on February 1 at a briefing.