Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

Economy

UzExpocentre hosted Tuesday the presentation of KAMAZ trucks, the assembling of which started in Uzbekistan. The assembling of KAMAZ trucks was established in Uzbekistan following the agreements reached during the state visit of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Russia on April 4-5, 2017.

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan discussed the ways to increase mutual trade up to US$ 3 billion in 2018 compared to US$ 2 billion in 2017, the Kazakh government's press service reported.

Director of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Construction and Road Machinery under the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade Yevgeniy Korchevoy held a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan - Chairman of the Board of UzAgroTechSanoatHolding Nodir Otadjonov.

The Agency for External Labor Migration under the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations has entered an agreement with the Turkish travel company Tayga Grup on organized recruitment of Uzbekistan citizens for Turkey jobs, the agency said in a statement.

Georgia will give Uzbekistan a 50% discount for transportation of all types of goods through it territory, the parties agreed so during the February 22-23 visit to Georgia of the delegation of the Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade Sahib Saifnazarov, the ministry said.

UzPromStroyBank will provide a preferential loan for setting up of KOMTEKS PPOSH in Kagan district (Bukhara province) which will specialize in processing of sheep wool.

The Cabinet of Ministers with its Feb 15 decision approved the creation of the Defense Industry Development Fund within the Uzbekistan's Committee for Defense Industry.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting Vice-President of General Electric Ronald James Pollett. Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted with satisfaction the company’s current activities in Uzbekistan, the President’s press service said.

At the Uzbek Ministry of Finance were held talks with Veolia group of companies (France) and were discussed a number of issues on heating services and energy consumption in the city of Namangan.

The leadership of UzbekNeftegaz met with the World Bank (WB) mission, the company said. The sides reportedly discussed the issues related to supporting Uzbekistan’s oil and gas sector from the budget and financing of the company projects by the WB.