Uzbekistan’s international trade in January-July 2023 topped $34.97 billion, recording an increase of $6.6 billion, or 23.3%, compared to the same period last year. This follows from the report of the Statistics Agency under the President.
The capacity of the Gazli underground gas storage facility (UGS) is planned to be doubled by 2025. Muhammad Saidazimov, the chief engineer of the Gazli Gas Storage joint venture, announced this to the Uzbekistan 24 TV channel.
The agreement on the establishment of the Supreme Interstate Council between Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan was signed in Baku on August 22 by Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Ilham Aliyev.
Minister of Investments, Industry and Trade Laziz Kudratov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Uzbekistan Alisherbek Paygamov (before the change in the structure of the Presidential Administration) met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó and in particular discussed cooperation in the field of nuclear energy on August 19.
The city of Turkestan, Kazakhstan will host the next summit of the Turkic States Organization (TSO) on November 3, 2023. Before that, on November 2, a meeting of foreign ministers of TSO member countries will take place.
On August 21, the Uzbek airline Centrum Air launched once-a-week Tashkent to Doha direct flight. The first passengers departing from the international Tashkent airport were escorted to the flight on Airbus A320 aircraft.
Footage surfaced on the Telegram showihg the governor of Andijan province Shukhrat Abdurakhmanov promisiung the football players of Andijan FC a car and iPhone 14 smartphones.
Uzbekistan again attracts the Petrovietnam Exploration & Production (PVEP) to search for hydrocarbons on its territory, the press service of the Agency for Strategic Reforms under the President said.
The president Shavkat Mirziyoyev, during an open dialogue with business leaders on Friday, August 18 named support package for small and medium enterprises.
In July, Uzbekistan increased gas exports to China in value terms, the China’s General Customs Authority said. As reported earlier, in April, Uzbekistan resumed gas exports, which for that month was worth of $40.47 million. In May, shipments rose to $78.16 million, and in June - $85.27 million, and in July - $91.39 million, up 7.2% from the previous month.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on August 17 changing the structure of his administration of the president (AP), a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.
At the beginning of September, the residents of Uzbekistan will get 3 days off in a row due to the upcoming Independence Day holiday.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev accepted the invitation of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, will pay a state visit to this country on August 22-23.
On August 18, Chairman of the Ukrainian-Uzbek Friendship Society Lubomir Bashinsky received 10.5 tons of humanitarian cargo collected by representatives of NGOs and businesses in Uzbekistan, Ukrainian Ambassador to Tashkent Mykola Doroshenko said.
Yunusabad and Turkistan Stations of Yunusabad subway line will be closed from August 26 for four months for planned maintenance work.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decree on August 15 amending the legislation aimed at harmonizing it with the agreements of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who landed in Budapest on Saturday, met with the Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán. As part of the working visit, Shavkat Mirziyoyev attended the events in connection with the state holiday of Hungary - St. Stephen's Day and in the finals of the men's field and track of the World Athletics Championships.
US President Joe Biden sent a letter to the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. According to Forbes, in a letter sent on August 11, the US president invited the leader of Uzbekistan to participate in the meeting of US and theCentral Asian leaders in the CA5+1 format in New York within the framework of the UN General Assembly:
The Cabinet of Ministers issued a resolution on August 14 approving the regulation on provision of governmental services related to real estate history.
Uzbekistan will abolish the practice of double liability against an business for one tax offense. Now the business receives a financial fine as an business and an administrative fine as an individual, the president said at a meeting with businesses on Friday.