From January 1, Uzbek joint-stock companies, commercial banks, insurance companies and legal entities in the category of large taxpayers are required to keep accounting on the basis of IFRS and from the end of 2021 will prepare financial statements on the basis of IFRS.
Dairy products producers will have a greater variety of packaging at their disposal following the installation of a modern production line by Midas Plastics financed by the EBRD and Hamkorbank.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and “Nur Navoi Solar” Foreign Enterprise Limited Liability Company (NNS) signed loans of up to $17.5 million for a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power plant that will be the first public–private partnership renewable energy project in Uzbekistan. The project will play a catalytic role in improving access to affordable and reliable renewable energy in rural parts of the country.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is financing a 100 MW solar photovoltaic plant in the Navoi region of Uzbekistan, one of the first two privately owned renewable energy projects in the country.
The UK government has approved technical assistance to begin the phase II of the study of the Tashkent international financial district concept (TIFC), the Uzbek Capital Market Development Agency said.
Uzbekistan total external debt as of October 1, 2020 amounted to US$ 29.3 billion, recording 19.7% or US$ 4.8 billion increase to the beginning of 2020, the Central Bank’s Balance of payments, international investment position and external debt of the Republic of Uzbekistan publication said.
As the demand for affordable medical goods fuelled by the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has grown immensely in Uzbekistan, the EBRD is stepping up efforts to support local manufacturers in Central Asia’s most populated state.
The Government of Uzbekistan selected Nephroplus, one of Asia’s largest and fastest growing dialysis companies, as the winning bidder today in a competitive international bidding process designed to increase patients’ access to quality dialysis treatment.
Uzbekistan Minister of Energy Alisher Sultanov and VEB.RF Chairman Igor Shuvalov oversaw the signing of a number of oil and gas project deals, as part of the Uzbek Minister’s visit to Russia.
The Japanese H.I.S. Holdings is considering to buy a stake in one of the Uzbekistan banks. This was discussed at the meeting of the Uzbek Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade, Sardor Umurzakov, with the CEO & Executive President at H.I.S., Hideo Sawada, the ministry said in a statement.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today announced that it has approved a $93 million loan to help enhance competitiveness in Uzbekistan and boost inclusive growth by improving market-relevant skills development for young people and unemployed job seekers.
The Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov held online talks with the new President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Odile Renault-Basso, the ministry said.
A meeting with executives of the European Bank for Development and Reconstruction (EBRD) was held at the Central Bank, together with the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping DAVR-BANK expand its financing for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and women-owned businesses across Uzbekistan. While these business groups were already constrained from accessing finance, the COVID-19 pandemic made the situation worse. IFC’s $5 million investment will provide critical working capital to help them continue their operations and stay afloat during the ongoing public health crisis.
The US$ 50 million Uzbek-Kyrgyz Investment Fund is to be set up. The decision was taken at the meeting between Uzbek Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov and Kyrgyz Acting PM Artyom Novikov in Fergana, the Kyrgyz government said.
VEB.RF will provide a loan to Olmaliq Mining Metallurgical Complex (OMMC) for purchase of BELAZ mining dump trucks as part of the plant’s modernization project, the VEB.RF said in a statement.
S&P Global Ratings affirmed its long- and short-term foreign and local currency ratings on Uzbekistan at ‘BB-/B’. The outlook remains negative.