Thursday, 25, July, 2024

Economy

Starting from April 1, excises on imports of rolled steel, products of polymers and wood have been abolished in Uzbekistan. The decision on this was signed by the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirzieyev on March 31, 2017.

In the first quarter of 2017, the enterprises of UzKimyoSanoat (Uzbek Chemical Industry, a state-run holding) produced goods in current prices totaling 480.1 billion soums, consumer goods - worth 26.6 billion soums.

A major trade fair of Uzbek products is expected to take place at Poytakht-90 Center in Dushanbe next week, according to the press center of Tajikistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI).

Shavkat Mirziyoyev has appointed Azim Ahmedkhadzhayev as the chairman of the newly created Committee for Investments, a source in the government and the Central Bank said.

On April 4, 2017, the Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister overseeing Oil and Gas sector, Gulomjon Ibragimov held a working meeting with the Chairman of the Board of Gazprom, Alexei Miller in Moscow, Gazprom's press service reported.

A small industrial zone is being established in Yangier city of Syrdarya province. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on March 20 signed a resolution "On establishment of a small industrial zone in Yangier city of Syrdarya province."

The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has ratified the Agreement on establishment of the Institute of Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation.

As part of preparation for the state visit of the President of Uzbekistan, Sh. Mirziyoyev to the Russian Federation, an Uzbekistan delegation headed by the First Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Board of Uzbekistan Railways, Achilbay Ramatov arrived in Moscow.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on March 29 received the Chairman of the Board of the Russian gas company, Gazprom, Alexei Miller, who is in our country on a working visit.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on March 29 signed decree on creation of UzbekIpakSanoat association, which is intended to fundamentally improve the silkworm breeding industry in Uzbekistan.

On March 29, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov in Paris met with the Director General of MEDEF International, Philippe Gautier.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev as part of his Navoi province trip visited the Navoi State Mining Institute on Tuesday. The Institute hosted the ceremony dedicated to the launch of construction of the 5th hydrometallurgical plant of the Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Complex at Auminza-Amantai gold-ore field, UzA reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the project of expanding of Navoi TPP. The construction of the second 450 MW capacity combined cycle plant will ensure the uninterrupted power supply to Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Complex, NavoiAzot and the consumers in the agricultural sector.

A new bridge over Amu-Bukhara canal was commissioned in Karaulbazar district of Bukhara province, UzA reported. The bridge is located on A-380 international route - Guzar-Bukhara-Nukus-Beineu. Construction and assembly works totaling 11.8 billion soums have been completed in the framework of the project.

On March 23-25, the delegation of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry , as part of the Uzbek-Indian inter-ministerial consultations in Delhi, held meetings and talks with the Indian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mobashar Javad Akbar, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Rita Theotia, the President of the India-CIS Chamber of Commerce,  Rajan Madhu, the President of the Association of the Chambers of Commerce of India, Sandeep Jadjodia and the General Director of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of India, Ambika Sharma.

The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev during the talks in Astana with the Head of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev on Thursday noted that the relations between the two countries are at a new level, including in the international arena.

The mayors of Tashkent and Shanghai signed a memorandum of cooperation in Shanghai. The document foresees a number of measures aimed at expanding cooperation between the two cities for 2017-2019, Jahon news agency reported.

Uzbekistan intends to reduce imports by over $ 1.1 billion in 2017. The representatives of the Ministry of Economy at a press conference in Tashkent on Tuesday stated that this would be achieved through reorientation to local goods and boosting import-substitution.

Shayana Farm, a company with Indian capital, launches its subsidiary, Well Med Farm, which will produce medicines in Tashkent.

The high-speed rail link between Tashkent and Almaty will be launched on March 22. The first service from Almaty, operated by Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (transl. Rail Way) company, will arrive in Tashkent at about 12:50, a source in KTZ representative office said. The travel will take 16 hours.