Wednesday, 25, April, 2018

Economy

In January-September 2016 there were 13,289.3 thousand unemployed in Uzbekistan, a 1.8% increase compared to the same period last year.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev reminded the public servants that the handling of the problems of the people is one of the main tasks of the government. 

Year to date, 100 large industrial projects worth $ 3.7 billion were completed under  the Investment Program, including Expansion of a cement plant in Jizzakh region, Organization of mass  production of T-250 model passenger car at GM Uzbekistan, Construction of two combined cycle gas turbines with  450 MW capacity each at Talimarjan TPP, Construction of 150 MW high-ash coal-fired power plant at Angren TPP", Organization of spinning facility at FE Indorama Kokand textile (IV-stage), Production of sterile syringes at JV Guliston Med Texnika in Syrdarya region and others. 

In 9 months of this year, Uzbekistan’s GDP grew 7.8%, industrial output - 7.2%, the volume of construction works - 5%, retail trade turnover - 14.2%, services - 2.4%.

Average monthly salary in Uzbekistan compared to the beginning of the year increased by 12.6%. These figures were announced yesterday at the Cabinet of Ministers meeting dedicated to the socio-economic development of the republic for the first 9 months of this year. 

International Aerial Logistics Hub in Navoi airport will soon increase the amount of cargo coming in and out by at least double.

The Interim President, the Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev, during his trip to Surkhandarya region on October 11, said: “We need to strengthen the comprehensive cooperation with Afghanistan."

"It would be no exaggeration to say that during the years of independence, a short period in historical terms, we have gone through a path that is worth centuries, and today Uzbekistan has become a modern and dynamically developing country.

Representatives of the Estonian and Finnish businesses paid a visit to the Angren Special industrial zone, during which they held meetings in the Directorate (managing body) of the special industrial zone.

On October 6, Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul  participated in the Tashkent International Tourism Fair and familiarized with the culture and life exhibits of each region of our country.