"A number of infrastructure accords have been signed between Uzbekistan Railways and leading Chinese construction companies the state visit of the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to China. Chinese will help to build roads and a new road tunnel through the Kamchik Pass,” Khusniddin Khosilov, the chief engineer at Uzbekistan Temir Yollari, said in an interview to Uzbekistan channel.
In an intent to showcase Uzbekistan’s economic and investment potential, facilitate exchange of views on prospects for cooperation, Uzbekistan’s diplomatic mission in Turkey together with the Eurasian Association of Economic Relations (EkoAvrasya) organized a conference entitled - Economic relations between Turkey and Uzbekistan in Ankara on Thursday.
Haldor Topsoe’s synthesis-gas technology has been chosen for OLTIN YO’L (Uzbekistan GTL) — a 38,000 barrels per day gas-to-liquids energy plant in Uzbekistan. Topsoe will deliver proprietary equipment for two synthesis-gas trains, each including autothermal reformers (ATRs), waste heat boilers, steam drums, CTS burners, refractory materials, and HTZR target tiles. Uzbekistan GTL will produce synthetic diesel, jet fuel, and naphtha based on local natural gas.
Economic growth in Uzbekistan is expected to slightly decline to 6.2% this year, compared with 6.5% in 2016, as external factors continue to weigh and to crystalize internal macroeconomic vulnerabilities, increasing risks to growth, according to the EBRD’s latest Regional Economic Prospects report.
According to UzbekEnergo, Japanese Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Marubeni Utilite Services will implement a project to modernize Ferghana Combined Heat and Power Plant (CHPP) and supply equipment on turnkey basis.
On May 3 Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree creating seven free economic zones (FEZ), which will specialize in manufacturing of pharmaceutical products.
One of the flagship events of Uzbekistan's oil and gas industry- the 21st edition of Global Oil & Gas Uzbekistan/OGU 2017 International Exhibition and Conference series will be held on May 17-19 in Tashkent.
A number of program measures have been taken in Uzbekistan over the past years to ensure food security, including through increasing the production of fish products, which resulted in creation in 2016 alone of about 3 thousand hectares of new artificial ponds, where nearly 900 new fish farms are doing business.
The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, as part of his Djizzakh province trip, visited Pakhtakor district, where he got acquainted with promising textile, clothing, leather, footwear and agriculture projects.
The First Deputy Chairman of the Uzbek Tourism Development Committee, Ravshan Usmanov held talks with Deputy Chairman of China’s Tourism Administration, Du Jiang in Beijing on Thursday.
On April 27, 2017 President Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part in the foundation stone laying ceremony of Jizzakh oil refinery complex in Jizzakh’s Zafarabad district, UzA said.
88.2 thousand passenger cars were produced in Uzbekistan in 2016, UzAvtoSanoat said in a statement. Along with that, the Uzbek automotive industry manufactured 3.42 thousand ISUZU buses and trucks and over 1 thousand MAN trucks.
On April 22, 2017 the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in order to inspect ongoing construction works and get acquainted with socio-economic development, the activities of schools and makhallas (neighbourhoods) visited Tashkent’s Olmazor district.
As we reported earlier in Tashekent kicked off Uzbekistan-China Business Forum, which was organized by the newly created Committee for Investments of Uzbekistan.
Almost two dozen accords worth over US$ 35 million were signed following the maiden Uzbekistan-Tajikistan business forum in Dushanbe on April 19.
By the decree of the President of Uzbekistan of April 18, the State Committee for Privatization, Demonopolization and Development of Competition has been converted into the State Committee for Assistance to Privatized Enterprises and Development of Competition.
Vocational Training Centers for the unemployed to be established in all provinces of Uzbekistan in 2017-2020. The program for their step-by-step creation has been approved by the April 10 Cabinet of Ministers Resolution, Norma.uz said.
A major exhibition of Uzbek products kicks off at Dushanbe’s Poytakht-90 Center today, according to Tajikistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI).
In line with the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan, 12 projects of 9 enterprises have been included into the Program for localization of production of finished products, components and materials for 2017-2019. In particular, the following companies and their projects have been included in the program: