Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

Economy

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the decree approving the common terms for the production sharing agreement (PSA) between Uzbekistan and Gazprom EP International V.V. (a subsidiary of Gazprom) for the development of the Djel field, Norma.uz said.

The Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) proposed to review and optimize import duties, the ministry said in a report.

On June 25, at the extraordinary general meeting of GM Uzbekistan, the company shareholders voted to rename General Motors Uzbekistan to UzAuto Motors.

UAE’s Mubadala Utilities could buy stake in Uzbekistan’s Talimarjan thermal power plant, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade said.

The Board of Uzbekneftegaz moved from Tashkent to Karshi (Kashkadarya province), the company said in a statement. The step was taken in order to “swiftly address issues and tasks on the ground and directly monitor the production activities of enterprises” of the holding during the implementation of the production increase plan, the statement said.

"We have reasons to believe that there is a huge gas field in Ustyurt region in Karakalpakstan", today said the chairman of Uzbekneftegaz, Bahodir Sidikov at the briefing of the Ministry of Energy.

The National Agency for Project Management (NAPM) under the Uzbek President and the Finnish company Kauko International signed a Memorandum of Understanding for developing geothermal energy sector.

Renault plans to launch the production of budget cars in Uzbekistan, including the KWID hatchback, Dunyo news agency said.

The first of the Working Group meeting on monitoring the implementation of the agreements reached during the summit meetings took place in Seoul Friday, Dunyo said.

Gas production at Lukoil projects in Uzbekistan will surpass 16 BCM per year from 2019, said the company's first executive vice president Ravil Maganov at the annual meeting of shareholders.