Friday, 07, May, 2021

Economy

Uzbekistan imports USUS$ 50.4 million worth of gas in January-December 2020, which is 237.1 times more than in 2019. This is stated in the report of the State Statistics Committee on foreign trade turnover.

The construction of a small 40 kW PV plant has started in Yukorichirchik district of Tashkent province, the Ministry of Energy said.

A number of companies are showing interest in investing in Uzbekistan’s machine-building industry and launching production of cars, stated the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on January 13 at a meeting on the transformation of the machine-building industry and development of competition in this industry.

On January 13, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting on the transformation of the machine-building industry and development of competition in this industry, the presidential press service said.

Production of military and special equipment is to be launched on ​​12 hectares in the city of Nurafshan, Tashkent province. The project was presented to the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on January 11.

The assembly of Chinese crossovers Dongfeng and Changan will be launched in Jizzakh city before 2024, as well as minibuses and trucks, the provinceial governor’s office said.

The Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade S. Umurzakov held a meeting with Executive Director of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Adam Boehler, the ministry reported.

According to the State Statistics Committee, as of January 1, 2021, the number of foreign-invested enterprises registered in Uzbekistan topped 12.3 thousand, of which 11.8 thousand are operating.

The operating regimen of Uzbekistan’s thermal power plants and energy system has been fully restored, the Ministry of Energy said in a statement.

Masdar (UAE) has commenced the construction of a photovoltaic plant in Karmana district of Navoi province, the Ministry of Energy said.