Wednesday, 19, May, 2021


The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a US$ 40 million loan to Sanoatqurilishbank (SQB for on-lending to Uzbekistan’s growing private sector.

Coca-Cola Ichimligi Uzbekiston joint venture is being prepared for privatization on an open bidding, the State Asset Management Agency said in a statement.

UzAssets investment company is being created in Uzbekistan, the Cabinet of Ministers' June 15 Additional Measures To Improve Privatization Processes Resolution said.

The Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan represented by the Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) and the Government of Switzerland represented by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) signed the Agreement on the National Water Resources Management Project (NWRM) in Uzbekistan, Phase 2. The Agreement was signed by H.E. Mr. Olivier Chave, the Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to Uzbekistan and Minister of Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mr. Shavkat Khamraev.

On June 11, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held talks with the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Suma Chakrabarti, in the form of video conferencing, the presidential press service said.

On June 11, the Board of the Central Bank decided to keep the interest rate at 15% per annum, the regulator said in a statement.

Finland has become a new donor to the UN Multi-Partnership Trust Fund for Human Security for the Aral Sea region in Uzbekistan (MPTF), the fund’s website reported.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is extending a US$10 million trade finance-guarantee facility to Ipoteka Bank to support Uzbekistan’s exporters and importers and help protect the country’s economy from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Government of Japan will provide US$ 1.9 million to help expand UNDP’s efforts in overcoming the socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uzbekistan.

The Japanese government will provide US$ 3 million to expand the business opportunities for women in rural areas of Uzbekistan in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, the Japanese embassy in Tashkent said.