On November 13, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree creating the Foreign Investors Council under the President.
The construction of an Uzbek-Chinese pharmaceutical plant, which will specialize in the synthesis of medicinal substances, has commenced in the Navoi Free Economic Zone.
Majid Al Futtaim will open its first Carrefour stores in Uzbekistan, marking the first entry of an international grocery retailer into the Central Asian country.
Uzbekistan undertook four business climate reforms in the past year and earned a spot among the world’s top twenty most improved economies for ease of doing business, the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2020 study says.
US$ 302.6 million worth of 24 deals were signed at the Kashkadarya Investment Forum, which was held on September 27–28 in Shakhrisabz.
The fourth meeting of the Uzbek-Russian Business Council, held on Tuesday in Tashkent, had its own special status and agenda.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Shaffof Omadli Sanoat private enterprise in the Kokand Free Economic Zone (FEZ), where, among other projects, he got acquainted with the electric cars manufacturing project, the presidential press service said.
Uzbekistan Airways will start operating once-a-week direct Tashkent-Kyiv charter flights as of October 5, 2019, with regular flights to be launched only next year, the First Deputy Investments Minister, the former Uzbekistan Ambassador to Ukraine Alisher Abdualiev said.