Tuesday, 27, September, 2022

Business

The Uzbek-Afghan matchmaking session in Kabul, Afghanistan, could provide exit for Uzbek business to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, which have a population of 1 billion.

Ventilator production unit was launched on March 16 in Tashkent by the Slovakian Chirana and the Russian company Shimco Group.

The Uzbek-Kyrgyz Business Forum and the first meeting of the Business Council took place in Tashkent as part of the state visit of the President of Kyrgyzstan, the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade reported.

Makro, one of Uzbekistan’s largest grocery store chains, has opened the doors of its 100th location and now operates in 27 cities across the country.

As part of the Ready4Trade Central Asia project funded by the European Union, ITC recently launched its e-commerce coaching for enterprises in Uzbekistan. 8 national coaches will work with 50 Uzbek businesses in handicraft, textile and garments sectors to help them launch and grow online sales.

A delegation led by the Deputy Foreign Minister Furqat Siddiqov, who landed in Tehran on March 7 for bilateral talks, today met with Chairman of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Gholamhossein Shafei, Dunyo said.

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.

A factory for the manufacture of modernist IKEA furniture could be launched in Chirchik city, Tashkent province. This became known during the presentation of investment projects to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Monday.

Spotify has been registered as a taxpayer in Uzbekistan, the State Tax Committee said. Spotify is a Swedish audio streaming and media services provider, launched in October 2008. It is available in nearly 120 countries.

The Anti-Corruption Agency has studied letters from business owners and users of social networks about violations of the law in the process of privatization of Coca-Cola Ichimligi Uzbekiston, Ltd. We are talking about a call for bids for the sale of 57.118% of the government’s stake in the largest producer of soft drinks in Uzbekistan.

The draft State Program of 2021 proposed to extend the reliefs provided to businesses in the context of the coronavirus pandemic until December 31, 2021.