Saturday, 20, October, 2018

Economy

NeftegazGazQazibChiqarish, the subsidiary of UzbekNeftegaz, has commissioned the new Sharqiy Suzma field and launched the new gas pipeline.

Afghanistan's power grid will be connected to the unified energy system of Uzbekistan and the Central Asia. This was stated during the conference: Realities and Proxpects of the Electricity Sector Reforms– Experience Gained, Lessons Learned and Myths Debunked, co-organized by Uzbekenergo and the Asian Development Bank back in June.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a government meeting yesterday devoted to the launching of Uzbekistan’s nuclear power program, the presidential press service reported.

Inauguration ceremony of the Swiss high-tech Metal Processing LLC plant will be held in Tashkent on July 12, UzTekstilSanoat (trransl. Uz Textile Industry) reported.

On July 12, the first meeting of the Common platform for open discussion of investment proposals of foreign and local investors will be held at the Crystal ballroom of the International hotel. co-organized by the committee for investments and the Business Ombudsman.

Uzbekistan delegation led by Deputy PM/Chairman of Uzbekneftegaz Alisher Sultanov visited the construction site of the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant, the Belarus Ministry of Energy said in a statement.

Zero rate import customs duty will be applied to cars having a price tag of 40,000 US dollars and over, and manufactured less than two years ago, and to electric cars (HS Code 870380) starting from January 1, 2019, with the excise tax rate at 20% of the customs value.

The Cabinet issued the Measures to Organize Tea Production and Supply the Population With Quality Tea and Tea Products produced in Uzbekistan Resolution Monday.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today signed decree raising the salaries of employees of budget-financed organizations, as well as pensions, stipends and allowances by 7% starting from July 15.

Uzbekistan intends to ensure a deficit-free budget for the next three years to give a clear signal to the business that the state will continue strict macroeconomic policies, the Deputy PM/Finance Minister Jamshid Kuchkarov said at a meeting of the International Press Club Monday.