Sunday, 12, July, 2020

Economy

The Ministry of Energy, together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), is preparing the second stage of call for bids for solar power plants in Samarkand and Jizzakh provinces.

Uzbekistan and Japanese companies signed over US$ 1 billion worth of uranium supply contracts as part of the December visit of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Japan.

The consumer index in Uzbekistan in 2019 topped 15.2%, the State Statistics Committee said in a report, while in 2018 it was at 14.3%.

In January-November, Uzbekistan exported worth US$ 4.4 billion gold, recording a 2.8-times year-to-year increased, the State Statistics Committee said in a report.

Malaysian International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking will visit Uzbekistan. It became known at the meeting of the Uzbek Deputy PM Elyoer Ganiev with the Minister Leiking.

The Uzbekistan Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations and the Ministries of Justice, Foreign Affairs, Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan, as well as the National Police Agency of Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, the Ministry of Labor said.

After 17 long years of growing cotton and vegetables on his farm in Uzbekistan, Abbas has decided to give up farming, a story of Radio Free Europe says.

On December 11, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting dedicated to the reform progress of companies in which the state holds a stake, the presidential press service said.

The Russian Novaport Holding may be refused a project to modernize and develop the airports of Samarkand, Namangan and Urgench, Kommersant said.

On December 3, a government delegation led by the Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov hosted a Japanese delegation including the Senior Vice President and Executive Director at Mitsubishi Corporation, Kenji Ota, the Senior Vice President at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kenji Terasawa and Senior Managing Executive Officer at Sumitomo Corporation, Tsutomu Akimoto.