Uzbekistan will set up a shoe manufacturing unit with Belarus in 2019, Nikolay Martynov DG of Marco, a Belarussian leather and footwear company said yesterday on STV television channel.
About 500 Uzbek and Belarusian business executives, officials of ministries and departments attended the Uzbekistan-Belarus business forum and the matchmaking session, the Ministry of Foreign Trade told the Tashkent Times.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) under the US government is resuming activity in Uzbekistan. This statement was made during the meeting of the OPIC Executive Vice President D. Bohigian and the Uzbek Senate vice-chairman Sodiq Safoev.
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan firms signed US$ 103.3 million worth of 11 deals at a business forum in Tashkent on August 16, the Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Trade said.
The Andijan province governor’s office signed an agreement on intentions with Belarussian JSC Motovelozavod on setting up of a bicycles production joint venture in Andijan, the company said.
President signed the Measures to Totally Improve the Investment Climate in Uzbekistan Decree according to which, Uzbekistan has enacted a procedure according to which starting from August 1 investors will be compensated the losses incurred, relying on a decision of a state body, which was afterwards recognized as invalid or void.
President Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to Totally Improve the Investment Climate in Uzbekistan Decree, which will simplify the setting up of enterprises with foreign investment.
The U.S. Business Week is to be held in autumn, with the U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Samuel Dale Brownback will be visiting Uzbekistan in September.
Jizzakh International Investment Forum will be held from August 29 to 30. The forum is co-organized by the Committee for Investments and the Jizzakh province governor’s office.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree Friday aimed at improving Uzbekistan ranking in the annual Ease Of Doing Business index by World Bank.