Friday, 07, May, 2021

Economy

On February 12, the Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov met with the Uzbek Ambassador Saidikrom Niyazhojaev.

The President signed the Measures to Further Expedite Privatization of State-Owned Assets Decree. According to the Decree, when organizing the processes of putting up for public auction and selling the state-owned assets:

At the Wednesday government meeting, Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed the Deputy PM/Minister of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Jamshid Kuchkarov and Director of the State-Owned Assets Management Agency (SAMA) Akmalkhon Ortikov to expedite the privatization of companies where the state owns stakes.

In 2020, the total amount of tax revenues topped 103.6 trillion soums, or US$ 10 billion, with 67.7 trillion soums, or 63.3% paid by large taxpayers.

The chief of the Pension Fund, Abdulaziz Khaydarov, at a press conference held on January 29, briefed about the planned changes in the pension system.

The Cabinet of Ministers issued Measures to Support Local Producers Resolution. Norma reports that the document has approved:

Tomorrow, on February 2, Tashkent will host the high-level Uzbek-Afghan-Pakistani talks with the participation of heads of key international financial institutions over the implementation of the Mazar-i-Sharif-Kabul-Peshawar railway project.

A regular meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council (EIGC) will take place in Almaty on February 5, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbek electricity standards are being revised to match with the international standrds. The French company Assystem Engineering and Operation Services SAS was hired for their analysis, the Ministry of Energy said.

Next month, the governments of Uzbekistan and the United Kingdom will convene at the 25th anniversary meeting of the Uzbek-British Trade and Industry Council (UBTIC), an influential body that brings together government and commercial leaders.