Saturday, 21, September, 2019

Economy

The projects that are being implemented in the light industry are aimed at equipping enterprises with modern technology and further increase of finished products share in total output.

In January-December 2016, measures were taken aimed at implementation of investment projects included in the 2016 Investment Program, approved by the Presidential Decree PP-2458 of December 25, 2015.

Uzbekistan GTL company started construction of the synthetic fuel production plant, a statement on the project’s official website said.

Four refrigeration specialists from Uzbekistan representing private sector and academia participated in the international training for trainers on “Safe handling of Propane (R290) as ozone depleting substances-free refrigerant” held in Springe, Germany.

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."