Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

Economy

Uzsanoatqurilishbank, Aloqabank and Asia Alliance Bank will hold IPO and SPO, the April 26 Cabinet of Ministers' resolution said. 10% shares of Uzsanoatqurilishbank and Asia Alliance Bank will go on IPO, while 10% shares of Aloqabank will be put on SPO.

Tashkent will host an international investment forum in autumn, it said in a presidential decree of April 29. The organizing committee of the forum will be headed by Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov. The committee is allowed to attract, if necessary, foreign companies for financial, legal and information support.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to Further Improve Mechanisms for Attracting Foreign Direct Investments in the Uzbek Economy approving the list of state-owned stakes to be put up for sale.

British Petroleum (BP), together with Uzbekneftegaz, is exploring promising hydrocarbon fields in Ustyurt plateau. the Head of Safety and Operational Risk at BP, Gordon Birell said.

The Uzbek Minister of Energy Alisher Sultanov hosted a number of delegations from the Republic of Korea Thursday. Sultanov met with Korea Eximbank executives and discussed the implementation of projects involving the bank, including the Uzbekistan GTL construction project and the Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex (Uz-Kor Gas Chemical).

Uzbekistan and Russia will sign the nuclear plant construction contract before 2020, said Uzatom’s general director Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov on the margins of the AtomExpo international forum in Sochi.

Surkhan Gas Chemical Operating Company (SGCOC) has launched exploration drilling in the Surkhandarya province in southern Uzbekistan under a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA), the Ministry of Energy said in a statement.

300−350 thousand cubic meter a day of gas influx was obtained from the exploration well No. 7 of the Uchtepa field, Uzbekneftegaz said.

President Mirziyoyev signed the Additional Measures for Timely Delivery of Agricultural Sector with Agricultural Machinery Decree, which inter alia, stipulated the sale of large state-owned agricultural machinery manufacturing plants.

The next meeting of the Uzbek-Austrian Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation will take place on April 9, 2019 in Tashkent.