The Minister of Finance Batyr Khodjaev has been appointed as Minister of Economy taking over from Galina Saidova, who held various posts in the Ministry of Economy since 2002. In 2010-2011, she was in charge of the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade and was the Minister of Economy since 2011.
Chairman of the Uzbek Investments Committee Azim Ahmadhojaev and CEO/President of POSCO Daewoo Joung Sang Kim signed an agreement on projects of solar modules production facility and construction of photovoltaic plant in Uzbekistan.
On November 23, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev attended the Uzbekistan- Korea business forum that featured over 700 government officials and business executives from both countries.
UzKimyoSanoat (transl. UzChemical Industry) and Samsung Engineering signed an agreement on implementation of $556 million total worth of four projects:
As part of the state visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the Republic of Korea, UzAvtoSanoat has reached deals on launching manufacture of Chevrolet Tracker car, upgraded Chevrolet Cobalt, as well as motorcycles and scooters in Uzbekistan, the media center covering the visit of the President to the Republic of Korea reported.
Deputy Chairman of UzbekEnergo Shukhrat Sheraliev and Senior Executive Vice President at KEPCO Hwang-ryul Liu signed a Cooperation Agreement on SCADA: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System introduction project in Uzbekistan’s power grid.
Uzbek Government delegation led by Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov visited the headquarters of Siemens AG in Munich. Within the framework of the visit, the Uzbek PM met with the member of the Board, Roland Busch, president of Siemens for Russia and Central Asia, Dietrich Moeller and discussed current and future joint projects in the energy, industrial, railway and health sectors.