Sunday, 21, January, 2018

Economy

Uzbek Government delegation led by Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov visited the headquarters of Siemens AG in Munich. Within the framework of the visit, the Uzbek PM met with the member of the Board, Roland Busch, president of Siemens for Russia and Central Asia, Dietrich Moeller and discussed current and future joint projects in the energy, industrial, railway and health sectors.

Tashkent hosted a workshop focusing on the issues of introduction of international standard for energy management at Uzbekistan’s industrial enterprises. It was jointly organized by the World Bank and the Ministry of Economy.

The Uzbek-German JV MAN Auto-Uzbekistan will launch production of MAN Lion's intercity coach, Volkswagen Amarok pick-up truck and expand the range of MAN CLA trucks.

Uzbekistan Peugeot-Citroen Automotive plant will be completed on December 10, 2018, four months ahead of the schedule, a source in UzAvtoSanoat said.

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices in Uzbekistan rose by an average of 1.5 times starting from today. New prices were approved by the November 14 Cabinet of Ministers Additional measures For Timely Provision of Fuel and Energy Resources Resolution. The rise was linked to higher world prices for fuel and energy resources.

Uzbek government delegation led by Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov will pay a visit to Germany on November 14-17, Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday held a meeting with the Secretary of State for Trade of Spain, Maria Luisa PONSELA in Madrid, Uzbek foreign ministry said.

Foreign investments in Uzbekistan year-to-date reached $ 4.2 billion, the Chairman of the Committee for Investments Azim Ahmedkhadzhayev announced at yesterday’s round table devoted to improving the Uzbekistan’s investment climate.

Made In Uzbekistan exhibition kicked off today in Tashkent. This exhibition is aimed at promoting and showcasing Uzbekistan’s industrial goods and innovative achievements. For example, the visitors can familiarize themselves with Uzbekistan’s scientific and production potential, as well as with the free economic zones. The exhibition will last until November 9.

Russian LUKOIL on November 3 completed the 4.05 billion m3 of gas per year phase I of Gas Processing Plant (GPP) of Kandym fields group in Uzbekistan five months before the deadline, designed to process, UzA said.