Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

Economy

Uzbekistan Railways has built a new Surkhanobod station in Surkhondaryo province on the border with Turkmenistan to increase the volume of transit traffic and for railcars maintenance and repair, the company said.

GM Uzbekistan resumed R4 and R2 models supplies to Ukraine on May 23. As reported earlıer, the company export cars to Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Also, the assembly of GM cars is set up at the SaryarkaAvtoProm plant in Kostanay, Kazakhstan.

On May 23, 2019, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Israel, Said Rustamov, met with Michal Levy Senior Vice President, Agriculture Innovation, Ministry of Agriculture of Israel.

From this year onwards, food prices in Uzbekistan will be floated, UzA said. Najmiddin Mirabdullaev, the head at a department of the Farms Council said that producers suffer from artificially lower prices.

Uzbekistan plans to split up its state energy company amid efforts to boost efficiency, improve transparency, and attract foreign capital.

Uzbekneftegaz and Russian Tatneft have signed an agreement on exploration at the Pritashkent investment block. The document was signed on the sidelines of the 23rd "Oil and Gas of Uzbekistan - OGU-2019 International Exhibition and Conference in Tashkent. The agreement provides for the expansion of the partnership in the field of geological exploration in the Pritashkent investment block.

The eighth meeting of the Uzbek-Swiss Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation was held in Tashkent on 17 May. It was attended by over 25 officials of Swiss ministries and agencies, as well as companies and banks.

Uzbekneftegaz and Socar (Azerbaijan) signed an agreement to increase oil production in the Kashkadarya province, Uzbekneftegaz said.

Ten trade and investment totaling US$ 150 million, as wells education, health care deals were signed at the first Uzbek-American-Canadian business forum in Navoi Friday, the Foreign Ministry reported.

The contract for conducting engineering surveys at the nuclear plant site in Uzbekistan for drafting the NPP technical project was signed today at Power Uzbekistan the international exhibition, Uzatom agency reported.