In January-March, Uzbekistan exported over $1 billion worth of gold, a 1.7% increase to the last year, the State Statistics Committee said. While, the gold’s share in exports standing at 29.8%.
On April 21, the Uzbek Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade, Sardor Umurzakov held a teleconference with the Minister of Railways and Commerce of India, Piyush Goyal.
The construction of a new hydroelectric power station in the Sardoba reservoir has commenced in Uzbekistan. The 21.3 million-euro project is scheduled for 2020-2022 and will be financed through the direct loans from RosEximBank (Russia).
Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a video-conference government meeting on Thursday on the chemical, agricultural and automotive industries, the presidential press service said.
The Ministry of Energy has announced a call for bids for a 100 MW wind farm in the Karauzyak district of Karakalpakstan.
On April 8, a videoconference was held with the top executives of 30 major German companies and banks - ThyssenKrupp, Metro, MAN, Takraf, Klaas, Papenburg, Falk Porsche Technik, Knauf, Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, Landesbank and others.
The first of two combined-cycle plants with a capacity of 280 MW was commissioned at the Takhiatash Thermal Power Plant (TPP) on Friday, the Ministry of Energy said.