Monday, 08, March, 2021

Business

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to Facilitate Further Development of Jewelry Industry Decree. Shavkat Mirziyoyev approved a proposal to introduce, until March 1, 2023, the procedure for selling precious metals to jewelry manufacturers through a direct deal or with installments.

Earlier this week, Adjacent Power unveiled its first renewable energy project at the Hyatt Regency. The speaker Behruz Khamzaev, the founder of Adjacent Power, devoted most of his speech to the problem of electricity supply to provinces. He realted in what conditions he studied in childhood.

A deal on pharmaceutical production unit project in Uzbekistan was signed on February 23 with the Egyptian company Solyphar, the Pharmaceutical Industry Development Agency said in a statement.

On February 23, the Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade S. Umurzakov held talks with the director of Indorama (Singapore) Prakash Kejrival.

Electronic filing system for operating charter flight to Uzbekistan for foreign air carriers has been launched, the Ministry of Transport said.

Uzbek-Hungarian Business Forum was held in Budapest on February 17, which brought together businesses of the two countries, the Uzbek Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) reported.

The South Korean Hanshin Engineering & Construction plans to implement three investment projects in Uzbekistan, Dunyo reported.

USM Telecom and MegaFon, in cooperation with partners from Uzbekistan, are creating Digital Holding, a joint venture designed to become the technological leader of the largest telecommunications market in Central Asia. The joint venture will comprise the country's telecommunications market leader Ucell and USM’s Uzbek assets CRPT Turon and ICS Holding Uzbekistan.

On February 9, the Ministry of Transport held a meeting with representatives of Iranian Aseman Airlines. The talks were held with the Deputy Chairman for Commercial Affairs A.Asad, as well as Executive Director of Persian Gulf travel firm M.Rahmanifar. The sides discussed issues of charter and regular flights between Uzbekistan and Iran, the ministry's press service said.

Uzbekistan exported 7.1 thousand tons of lemons worth US$ 8.6 million in 2020, the State Statistics Committee said in a report.