Monday, 22, April, 2024

Economy

The Agency for External Labor Migration under the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations has entered an agreement with the Turkish travel company Tayga Grup on organized recruitment of Uzbekistan citizens for Turkey jobs, the agency said in a statement.

Georgia will give Uzbekistan a 50% discount for transportation of all types of goods through it territory, the parties agreed so during the February 22-23 visit to Georgia of the delegation of the Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade Sahib Saifnazarov, the ministry said.

UzPromStroyBank will provide a preferential loan for setting up of KOMTEKS PPOSH in Kagan district (Bukhara province) which will specialize in processing of sheep wool.

The Cabinet of Ministers with its Feb 15 decision approved the creation of the Defense Industry Development Fund within the Uzbekistan's Committee for Defense Industry.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting Vice-President of General Electric Ronald James Pollett. Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted with satisfaction the company’s current activities in Uzbekistan, the President’s press service said.

At the Uzbek Ministry of Finance were held talks with Veolia group of companies (France) and were discussed a number of issues on heating services and energy consumption in the city of Namangan.

The leadership of UzbekNeftegaz met with the World Bank (WB) mission, the company said. The sides reportedly discussed the issues related to supporting Uzbekistan’s oil and gas sector from the budget and financing of the company projects by the WB.

Made in Uzbekistan Industrial Exhibition will be held in the capital of Tajikistan Dushanbe’s Manej sports complex in the first decade of March 2018, with Uzbekistan-Tajikistan business forum to be organized as part of the exhibition.

Uzbek Deputy PM/Chairman of UzbekNefteGaz Alisher Sultanov met with the Vice-President of LUKOIL Sergei Nikiforov in Tashkent, UzbekNefteGaz said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree approving the Employment Promotion Program for 2018. According to the decree, Uzbekistan plans to create more than 346.79 thousand permanent jobs.

Extension and construction of new metro lines (extension of Yunusabad and Sergelian lines, and construction of the Ring Line) is currently under way in Tashkent, Oybek Khudoikulov, deputy chairman of Uzbekistan Airways, chief of Toshkent Metro announced on February 1 at a briefing.

Mercedes-Benz is in the process of building out hubs for the production of electric vehicles and batteries around the globe. Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain said that Mercedes-Benz will build its electric vehicles in six plants on three continents.

The Government of Uzbekistan issued the Measures to Implement Modern Forms of Cotton and Textile Production Resolution.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a government meeting devoted to the results of geological exploration and production by UzbekNeftegaz. He underscored that the natural gas and oil production plan for 2017 was not fulfilled due to failure to achieve growth in reserves and that only 77% of planned drilling works were completed.

Recent statements by Uzbek officials have indicated a renewed interest in joining the World Trade Organization (WTO), the intergovernmental body responsible for regulating international trade and ensuring the smooth flow of trade across borders.

Big gas condensate reserves were discovered in the Lower Surgil of the Ustyurt plateau in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekneftegaz reported. The company said that Uzbekneftegazwidened the search areas for hydrocarbons in the bowels of the Ustyurt plateau.

Construction of new plant cement commenced in Namangan's Pap district. According to UzA, the foundation laying ceremony of the Uzbek-Chinese-UAE joint venture PopCement took place in Pap on Monday.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev by the January 22 decree approved the Agreement between the Governments of Uzbekistan and Russia on cooperation in the field of using atomic energy for peaceful purposes.

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China will hold a tripartite meeting on implementation of the Agreement on International Highway Service. According to the Uzbek Foreign Ministry, the meeting will be held in Tashkent on January 24-25. The agreement was signed between the governments of Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China on on 19 February 1998!


Delegations of the Ministry of Transport of China, the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Uzbek Agency for Automobile and River Transport will attend the meeting.

Bilateral Uzbek-Kyrgyz and Uzbek-Chinese meetings on international highway service issues will be held on the eve of the meeting, the ministry added.

Delegation of Georgia Parliament of headed by the Chairman Irakli Kobakhidze arrived in Uzbekistan on Sunday on an official visit. Members of the Georgian delegation began their trip with a visit to the Investments Committee, Jahon reported.