Sunday, 19, August, 2018

Economy

On January 17, 2017 the President issued a Decree "On measures to simplify and accelerate privatization of state-owned assets for business purposes", the Competition Committee announced.

The South Korean consortium including Daewoo and Hyundai completed the construction of two HRSGs, 450 MW each, at Talimardjan thermal power plant (TPP) in Kashkadarya region, UzbekEnergo announced.

USAID and GIZ co-hosted a forum in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 17 January 2017, to help facilitate better regional cooperation on transport and transit. USAID’s recently launched ‘Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs in Central Asia’ activity and the GIZ's ‘Support to Regional Trade in Central Asia Program’ are seeking to improve regional connectivity and increase economic growth in Central Asia.

13.298 million people in Uzbekistan were employed as of the end of 2016, which is by 1.8% more compared to 2015, a statement of the Statistics Committee said.

At the enlarged meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev focused on the key objectives for 2017: "We have to ensure the exports value to reach 10.8 billion dollars", - and defined the tasks that need to be resolved to this end:

President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev on January 6, 2016 signed a decree "On measures to optimize the investment project -"Construction of a plant for repair of excavators and tracked vehicles."

Uzbekistan’s GDP grew 7.8% in 2016. This was announced by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Saturday's enlarged meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

A new smelter furnace has been commissioned in metallurgical shop of copper smelter plant of Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex. According to AMMC, the start-up and commissioning works are currently ongoing.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on December 27, signed an Amendment to the Presidential Decree of April 11, 1995 № UP-1096 "On additional measures to regulate export and import operations."

Uzbekistan Airways and Boeing signed an agreement for the purchase of four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners, the airline company press service said.