Sunday, 21, January, 2018

Economy

3Mt cement plant using energy-efficient dry method will be built in Tashkent province at AkhangaranCement. Yesterday the Prime Ministers of Uzbekistan and Russia oversaw the signing of the project implementation agreement by the chairman of the board of UzQurilishMateriallari Botir Zaripov and the chairman of the board of directors of Eurocement Group Filaret Galchev.

Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov attended the ceremony held on the occasion of the inauguration of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway, which was also attended by President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev of Kazakhstan and Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili of Georgia.

The Afghan railway administration department said Sunday that the extension of the railway line between Uzbekistan and Afghanistan will be one of the most important topics of discussion during President Ashraf Ghani’s next visit to Uzbekistan.

A Turkish armored-vehicle maker has signed a deal for the joint production of 1,000 four-wheel drive armored vehicles with an Uzbek firm in the Central Asian country.

The joint project of the Chamber of Commerce and UNDP “Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase-III)” launched an initiative to install agricultural meteorological stations in Tashkent region and provide 800 farm and dehkan farms in this territory with free professional recommendations on agrotechnical measures.

In January-September 2017, Uzbekistan’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 5.3% compared to the same period in 2016,  to reach 170.07 trillion soums.

Uzbekistan’s trade turnover in January-September amounted to over US$ 19.947 billion, a 16.6% increase to the same period last year, the Statistics Committee announced.

There are few plants in the world that manufacture, repair and export rail cars. In particular, the JSC Tashkent Railway Construction and Repair Plant (TRCRP), part of Uzbekistan Railways, has begun exporting its products.

“Uzbekistan is moving to become the region’s leading economy, its financial center, Akmal Kamalov, chairman of the board of UzPahtaSanoatExport holding company, said yesterday in his opening remarks at the 13th International cotton and textile fair in Tashkent.

President Mirziyoyev signed decree on October 17 liquidating the holding company UzPahtaSanoatExport (Uz Cotton Industry Export).