President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed on March 15 a decree “On measures to fundamentally improve the system for protecting business activities and optimizing the activities of prosecution bodies.”
On March 13, 2019, a briefing was held in Washington DC, which was attended by representatives of companies, NGOs and the media, as well as employees of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.
The symbolic foundation stone was laid for a new hosiery manufacturing unit of the Russian brand Nashe in Namangan. The First Deputy PM Ochilboy Ramatov, the Governor of Namangan province Khairullo Bazarov, Deputy Foreign Minister Alisher Abdualiev and representatives of the Russian firm were present in the ceremony.
Executives of Uzbekistan Railways hosted the representatives of Switzerland’s Stadler Rail Group Monday and explored the ways to launch production of railcars in Uzbekistan for their further exports to the countries of Central Asia and a number of other projects, the company said in a statement.
President Mirziyoyev issued the Additional Measures Aimed at Wide Engaging of the Public Into Entrepreneurship and Development of Family Entrepreneurship in the provinces Thursday.
The 26-company strong Austrian business delegation will visit Uzbekistan in April, Rudolf Taler, Trade Advisor at the Austrian Embassy in Kazakhstan announced at an event in Tashkent.
Uzavtosanoat (Uz Auto Industry) launched production of bicycles and motorcycles in Norin city of Namangan province. The initial annual production capacity is at 150 thousand bicycles and will gradually increase.
UzIkkilamchiRangliMetal (Uz Secondary Non-Ferrous Metal) JSC will launch a plant for production of gel (industrial) batteries, the company said in a statement.
The Uzbekistan-UAE Business Forum and Matchmaking Session took place today in Tashkent. The UAE delegation, led by the senior executives of Dubai ExportS company, included more than 30 executives of 17 companies of construction industry, food, packaging, pharmaceuticals and government institutions.
Uzbekneftegaz has offered the Swiss Bluestone Group to take the Fergana refinery in trust management, Uzbekneftegaz said in a statement.
A new polyethylene wallpaper production unit has been launched at Fargonaazot. Winchemical, a Uzbek-Korean joint venture will produce annually up to 7.8 million units per year. The total project cost is 3.1 million dollars.
The first meeting of the Council of Foreign Investors under the President of Uzbekistan will be held in the first half of 2019, the Podrobno.uz correspondent reports.
Uzbekistan plans to enter the Top -20 countries in the Ease of Doing Business Index of the World Bank by 2022, the presidential decree said.
Uzbek Ambassador to the United States and Canada Javlon Vakhabov met with Neil Reader, Vice President at B2Gold Wednesday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
Uzbek Ambassador to the United States, Javlon Wahabov held talks with Joshua Dixon, the vice-president of Valmont Industries and discussed the possible implementation of Valmont’s irrigation and water-saving technologies in Uzbekistan, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
The project for construction of factories for production of autoclaved aerated concrete blocks is planned to be implemented in Tashkent province.
The first meeting of the Uzbekistan-India Business Council is scheduled to be held in Gujarat on January 17 ahead of the visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to India. The meeting will be attended by the officials of ministries and departments, and executives of major Indian companies, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan said.