Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

Economy

Uzbekistan has implemented the recommendations of the Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) by publishing critical macroeconomic and financial data through the National Summary Data Page (NSDP).

During his trip to Namangan province Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting with local authorities, ministers, heads of agencies and other officials in Norin district Wednesday.

Uzbek Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources and the General Directorate for Mineral Research and Exploration of the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources reached an agreement on joint geological exploration of the Khurob and Aydim-Jetimtau gold ore deposits, as well as the Sarytau ore deposit, the committee reported.

Russian Export Center (REC) will provide US$ 141 million for construction of a metallurgical plant in the south of Tashkent, RIA Novosti reported citing the chief of the REC representative office in Uzbekistan Dmitry Prokhorenko.

Turkmenistan Industrial Exhibition of and the Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Business Forum will be held In Tashkent today. These events are held as part of the State visit of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Uzbekistan.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday visited Navoi province, where he visited several ongoing projects, namely NavoiAzot, a company, commissioned in 1964, which now manufactures more than 70 types of products for agriculture, oil and gas, energy and mining industries.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today attended the opening ceremony of the Kandym gas processing plant in the Bukhara province, the President’s press service said. The plant’s foundation stone laying ceremony took place exactly two years ago, on April 19, 2016, which was also attended by Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

The UK committed £1.25 billion worth of financing for energy projects in Uzbekistan, in a Memorandum signed between the Uzbekistan Fund for Reconstruction and Development (UFRD) and the UK Export Finance (UKEF) in the framework of the first Uzbek–UK Energy Forum, Understanding the Opportunities in a Rising Uzbekistan Economy held in London Wednesday.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Bukhara and Navoi provinces Thursday, the press-secretary to the head of state Komil Allamjonov said on his Facebook page.

Japanese industrial giant Kawasaki Heavy Industries is planning to build a gas-to-gasoline (GTG) plant in Uzbekistan to produce gasoline from natural gas, Takhlilnoma (weekly analytical news program - Edit.) on Uzbekistan 24 channel reported.