Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

Economy

A new oil and gas condensate field was discovered in Uzbekistan on August 10 at the Muborak investment block. The field named Bohoriston is being developed by the subsidiary of the American Epsilon Development Company LLC.

Two 230 and 280 MW capacity combined cycle plants are being erected at the Takhiatash TPP, which are due to be commissioned in 2020.

Starting from August 26, UzAuto Motors plants will undergo annual scheduled maintenance, the company said. Car production will be suspended until September 23.

Uzbekkumir (transl. UzbekCoal) accepted the delivery of 15 BELAZ 75131 dump trucks to use in the upper layers of the Angren coalfield. Two working groups, including Belarusian and local experts, were set up to assemble the trucks.

On July 29, the special representative of the Uzbek President for Afghanistan, Ismatulla Irgashev held talks with several high-ranking officials in Kabul, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan Airways is planning to sell its six aircrafts, of which two Boeing 767s, two Boeing 757s and two passenger to cargo converted Boeing 767s, the company said.

Gold and silver production in Uzbekistan will reach 300 tons in 2021 against 150 tons expected in 2020, as provided for in the Mineral Resource Base Development State Program for 2020-2021, the Ministry of Justice said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to further improve regulation of production and sale of some items subject to excise tax decree, the Ministry of Justice said.

The construction of the fourth line of the Uzbekistan-China gas pipeline will be sped up, Uzbekneftegaz said. This became known after the talks in Tashkent with the executives of the Chinese CNODC.

As per the Additional measures to boost the development of Uzbekistan’s automotive industry decree signed earlier by the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the excise tax on cars manufactured by UzAutoMotors is to be scrapped after October 1, 2019.