Monday, 29, November, 2021

Economy

Deliveries of pipeline gas from Uzbekistan to China in January-October topped 2.57 million tons, TASS reported by with reference to the China’s General Customs Administration (GCA).

Uzbekistan has become the first beneficiary of the UK's GSP Enhanced framework. This was announced during a press conference held in Tashkent with the participation of representatives of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade and the British Embassy in Uzbekistan.

At a government meeting on Monday, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke about the goals for 2022 to reduce poverty and create jobs, as well as measures to effectively organize the activities of mayors’ assistants, the President’s spokesman Sherzod Asadov said.

The conclusion of the Accounts Chamber of the draft State budget of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2022 Law and the budget message for the next year was published.

The volume of electricity production at hydropower plants (HPPs) in Uzbekistan decreased by 23% due to low water this year, the Ministry of Energy said.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a government meeting on the privatization of state-owned enterprises in Uzbekistan on November 8, the presidential press service said.

The speed of recovery makes Uzbekistan the fastest growing economy in Central Asia, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) says in its latest Regional Economic Prospects report, published today.

In January-September 2021, Uzbekistan exported 25,171 vehicles worth US$ 242.5 million, the State Statistics Committee said in a report on Monday.

The 22nd meeting of the intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and Russia took place in Moscow on Wednesday, the press service of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade reported.

In January-September 2021, Uzbekistan's international trade topped to US$ 28.2 billion, an increase by US$ 680.4 million (+ 2.5%) to the same period last year, the State Statistics Committee said in a report. But this is still below the pre-COVID period in 2019 - US$ 31.6 billion.