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The Tenth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum Goes Online

uz.usembassy.gov/
2 November 2020
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will virtually host the tenth annual Central Asia Trade Forum, an international event promoting regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia, on November 16 – 20, 2020. |read|

Uzbek oil refinery opens tender for design and construction

en.trend.az/
2 November 2020
Fergana Oil Refinery LLC has announced a tender for the design, supply of equipment, and construction within the framework of the project for the modernization and reconstruction of the Fergana Oil Refinery. The cost of the tender documentation amounts to $1,000. The participant of the competitive bidding within three working days from the date of receipt of this bidding documentation must confirm in writing about its participation or refusal to participate in the competitive bidding. |read|

RF - Davr Bank

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2 November 2020
Location: Uzbekistan Project number: 51689 Business sector: Financial institutions Notice type: Private Environmental category: FI Approval date: |read|

Uzbekistan to develop transport, logistics sector for Central Asian countries under UN special program

en.trend.az/
2 November 2020
Uzbekistan will create a center for the development of transport and communication relations for Central Asian countries within the framework of the UN Special Program, Trend reports citing the Ministry of Investment and foreign trade of Uzbekistan. The transport and logistics sector for the countries of Central Asia is a strategic direction of development from a political, economic, and geographic point of view. Global and regional quarantine restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have led to the temporary closure of key transport corridors used to transport goods. |read|

India provides US$ 1 billion line of credit for priority developmental projects in Central Asia

akipress.com/
2 November 2020
The 2nd meeting of the India-Central Asia Dialogue was held in the digital video-conference format on 28 October 2020, under the chairmanship of the External Affairs Minister of India. Foreign Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Republic of Uzbekistan as well as First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic participated in the meeting. Acting Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan attended the meeting as a special invitee. |read|
» 31 October 2020: Arghandiwal Vows Reshuffle in Finance Ministry
» 30 October 2020: TBC Uzbekistan Equity
» 30 October 2020: Joint Statement from the United States and Uzbekistan on Women, Peace, and Security
» 30 October 2020: ADB Provides $18M to Afghan Agriculture Sector
» 30 October 2020: Airport Almaty
» 29 October 2020: The United States and Uzbekistan Join Forces to Strengthen the Quality of Locally Produced Pharmaceuticals
» 28 October 2020: Uzbekistan to Modernize its National Innovation System with Support from the World Bank
» 28 October 2020: Helping Communities Displaced by the Sardoba Reservoir Flood in Uzbekistan
» 27 October 2020: USAID Raises the Profile of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters
» 26 October 2020: Uzbek Reconstruction and Development Fund to support creation of Export Support Fund
» 26 October 2020: EBRD, AIIB, ICBC and GCF provide US$ 95.3 million for wind farm in Kazakhstan
» 25 October 2020: Farmers Double their Income with Project Support in Kabul Province
» 22 October 2020: WB: How to create more jobs and reduce poverty in Uzbekistan: Focus on the agri-food sector
» 22 October 2020: Uzbekistan to establish Export Support Fund
» 22 October 2020: Uzbekistan: UNDP delivers ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients in Karakalpakstan
» 22 October 2020: How the EBRD and CIF are driving investment in Kazakh renewables
» 21 October 2020: Over 3 trillion soums of subsidies planned to support entrepreneurship
» 20 October 2020: President of Uzbekistan receives a US delegation
» 20 October 2020: Export of confectionery products increase in Uzbekistan for 9M2020
» 19 October 2020: 'First' Paper Mill in Country Opens in Kabul
» 19 October 2020: USAID Raises the Profile of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters
» 16 October 2020: USAID Completes Dignity and Rights Program in Uzbekistan
» 15 October 2020: EBRD and We-Fi spur innovation at woman-led private school in Uzbekistan
» 15 October 2020: RF - Ipak Yuli Bank
» 15 October 2020: Uzbekistan intends to exempt several products from VAT
» 14 October 2020: USAID/Uzbekistan Judicial System Strengthening Activity
» 14 October 2020: IMF: Economy of Uzbekistan to grow by 0.7% in 2020
» 14 October 2020: First Domestic Goods Expo Held Since Pandemic Restrictions Lifted
» 14 October 2020: U.S. Embassy Announces First Virtual EducationUSA Fair Open for Registration
» 13 October 2020: The number of enterprises with foreign capital increases
» 10 October 2020: Fitch expects Uzbekistan to be among few sovereigns to avoid economic contraction in 2020
» 9 October 2020: United States Delivers Additional Life-Saving Supplies to Uzbekistan in Response to COVID-19
» 9 October 2020: Joint Statement on Afghanistan – Turkmenistan – United States of America Trilateral Meeting
» 8 October 2020: Investing in people crucial to economic recovery in Central Asia, World Bank says
» 8 October 2020: Uzbekistan supports Turkmenistan in establishing international co-op in transport sector
» 7 October 2020: Regulation on the Government Commission for the Development of Export and Investment approved
» 7 October 2020: Uzbekistan intends to regulate legal status of foreign citizens and stateless persons by a single law
» 7 October 2020: Gazprom completely stopped buying gas in Uzbekistan
» 7 October 2020: US to help in setting up startups in Central Asia
» 6 October 2020: COVID-19: IMF extends debt relief for 28 low-income countries by six months
» 2 October 2020: FIF - CA WiB Programme - Ipoteka Bank
» 2 October 2020: FIF - Ipoteka Bank MSME Senior Loan III
» 2 October 2020: IFC Continues to Support Private Sector Development in Uzbekistan
» 2 October 2020: Germany to Provide €240M to Afghanistan
» 2 October 2020: IFC Continues to Support Private Sector Development in Uzbekistan
» 1 October 2020: USAID Announces Launch of Bilateral Uzbekistan Mission
» 1 October 2020: EBRD: Uzbekistan’s economy will grow 4.5% in 2021
» 1 October 2020: Kazakhstan: Fugitive Methane Emissions and Carbon Intensity Reduction Program
» 1 October 2020: A meeting of the Uzbek-Tajik Intergovernmental Commission on trade and economic cooperation takes place in Dushanbe
» 30 September 2020: IMF projects moderate economic growth in Uzbekistan
» 30 September 2020: EBRD pledges US$ 40 million in support of Uzbek SMEs
» 30 September 2020: Uzbekistan: NWP-1: Development Of GIS And Hydraulic Models
» 30 September 2020: We Must Pay Attention To Uzbekistan, The Big Hope For Stability In Central Asia
» 30 September 2020: ADB Approves $110 Million Grant to Enhance Power Supply in Afghanistan
» 29 September 2020: RF - UzPSB UZS Loan
» 29 September 2020: USAID Supports Improved Water Management in Turkmenistan
» 29 September 2020: World Bank announces $12bn plan for poor countries to buy Covid vaccines
» 28 September 2020: World Bank: $100 Million to Stabilize Afghanistan’s Financial Sector and Spur Economic Recovery
» 25 September 2020: Education for Excellence
» 24 September 2020: Uzbekistan eyes to integrate into global economic, transport and transit corridors
» 24 September 2020: Uzbekistan leads in foreign direct investment sector
» 24 September 2020: Uzbekistan may begin to export beans, nuts and dried fruits to US
» 23 September 2020: Uzbekistan 2.0 reforms making good progress
» 23 September 2020: The United States and Afghanistan Sign Renewable Energy Deal
» 23 September 2020: Uzbekistan President Proposes Establishment of a Permanent UN Committee on Afghanistan
» 22 September 2020: IMF: Economic growth in Uzbekistan to be positive due to growth in construction sector
» 21 September 2020: IMF Staff Concludes Virtual Visit to Uzbekistan
» 21 September 2020: Tajikistan, Uzbekistan consider ways to broaden transport cooperation
» 19 September 2020: ADB to Provide $100M for COVID-19 Response in Afghanistan
» 13 September 2020: From Collective Trauma to Collective Healing: How to Self-Care Despite Adversity
» 10 September 2020: 2020 Investment Climate Statements: Uzbekistan
» 10 September 2020: USAID Rehabilitates Yomonjar Canal to Improve Water Management
» 10 September 2020: Nike, Adidas plan to launch sneaker production in Uzbekistan
» 10 September 2020: Prime Ministers of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan to discuss opening of borders, electricity and gas supplies
» 9 September 2020: Uzbekistan’s state hydropower company takes $60 million ADB loan for construction of three hydropower plants
» 9 September 2020: Understanding what it means to ‘go home’ for Afghan refugee returnees
» 8 September 2020: International Investment Bank to attract investors to Uzbekistan
» 7 September 2020: Foreign entrepreneurs to be entered into a single database
» 7 September 2020: Uzbek confectionery manufacturer to enter US market
» 7 September 2020: RF - Asaka Bank
» 7 September 2020: Herat Rice Production Up 25% This Year: Officials
» 7 September 2020: Afghanistan may serve as land-bridge to Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf for Uzbekistan
» 4 September 2020: Issue of restoring operation of Central Asian Unified Energy System under consideration OIL&GAS
» 4 September 2020: Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan enhance trade, economic and transport cooperation
» 3 September 2020: Uzbekistan, US discuss issues of bilateral and regional cooperation in the field of investment and trade
» 3 September 2020: U.S. Provides Ventilators to Help Uzbekistan Battle COVID-19
» 3 September 2020: Uzbekistan Airways resumes regular international flights
» 3 September 2020: Negotiations Needed: USAID Introduces Mediation in Uzbekistan
» 3 September 2020: Uzbekistan simplifies currency transactions policy
» 2 September 2020: Multi-modal TVET delivery during COVID-19: Expanding access to continued learning in Afghanistan
» 2 September 2020: Afghanistan Signs Agreements to Construct Hospitals, Procure Medical Supplies Financed by ADB
» 1 September 2020: PDAS Thompson’s Remarks For The Embassy of Uzbekistan’s Virtual Independence Day Celebration
» 1 September 2020: ADB Approves $274 Million Loan to Upgrade Roads Vital to Uzbekistan's Regional Connectivity
» 29 August 2020: Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Sign Pact on Power Project
» 24 August 2020: Uzbekistan temporary bans procurement from foreign companies
» 24 August 2020: US donates 200 ventilators to Uzbekistan
» 21 August 2020: ADB supports modernization of Uzbekistan's electric power industry
» 21 August 2020: Pakistan Reopens Key Border Crossing With Afghanistan
» 20 August 2020: Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative Invests In Over 15,000 Women-Led Businesses Amidst COVID-19 Crisis
» 19 August 2020: Emergency Assistance for COVID-19 Pandemic Response
» 18 August 2020: Invitation for Bids: Western Uzbekistan Water Supply Development Project
» 17 August 2020: USAID Supports Venture Capital Development in Uzbekistan
» 14 August 2020: Five Things to Know: Trends in Road and Railway Trade Efficiency in Central Asia
» 14 August 2020: Samarkand Solar Power Plant
» 13 August 2020: Draft Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Trade" submitted for public discussion
» 13 August 2020: Uzbekistan to loosen quarantine restrictions since Aug 15
» 13 August 2020: Uzbekistan, US, Afghanistan join forces to combat terrorism
» 12 August 2020: Sisters Open First Women-Run Restaurant in Bamyan City
» 12 August 2020: IFC supports private sector development in Europe and Central Asia amid unprecedented global crisis by investing $2.5 billion
» 11 August 2020: Combined-cycle power plant to be built in Syrdarya
» 11 August 2020: Republic of Uzbekistan: Assessment of Socioeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 and Institutional Strengthening for Policy Responses
» 11 August 2020: EBRD-supported BAKAD project in Kazakhstan reaches financial close
» 10 August 2020: Russia becomes main importer of Uzbek textile
» 10 August 2020: Afghan Carpet Exports Badly Hit by COVID-19 Crisis
» 10 August 2020: Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan transit corridor activated
» 7 August 2020: ADB: Western Uzbekistan Water Supply System Development Project
» 6 August 2020: Strengthening Afghanistan's fight against COVID-19
» 6 August 2020: Uzbekistan to announce several tenders for tunnel construction
» 5 August 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic May Result in a Long-term Human Development Crisis in Central Asia, Warn World Bank Experts
» 4 August 2020: Afghanistan: COVID-19 Relief Effort for Afghan Communities and Households (REACH) Project
» 4 August 2020: Afghanistan: New Grants to Cushion Impact of COVID-19 on Poor Households and Protect Food Security
» 3 August 2020: USAID and INTILISH Join Forces to End Tuberculosis in Uzbekistan
» 3 August 2020: Uzbekistan: COVID-19 Emergency Response Project
» 3 August 2020: Digital Transformation of Public Procurement - Digitalising Public Procurement in Uzbekistan.
» 1 August 2020: Tashkent Power Loan: Compliance with the Industrial Emissions Directive - BAT Assessment
» 31 July 2020: Uzbekistan aims to resume cotton exports
» 31 July 2020: Afghan Exports Down 65% Due to COVID-19
» 31 July 2020: Where to view all ADB Projects in Uzbekistan
» 31 July 2020: Where to view all EBRD Projects in Uzbekistan
» 31 July 2020: EBRD and Visa form strategic partnership
» 31 July 2020: Where to view all World Bank Projects in Uzbekistan
» 31 July 2020: Where to view all IFC Projects in Europe and Central Asia
» 31 July 2020: Where to view all ADB Projects in Afghanistan
» 31 July 2020: Where to view all World Bank Projects in Afghanistan
» 31 July 2020: Where to view all IFC Projects in Afghanistan
» 29 July 2020: United States Donates $902,000 Worth of Laboratory Equipment and Supplies to Uzbekistan
» 28 July 2020: Uzbekistan begins upgrading its T-64 MBTs
» 27 July 2020: How fruit can boost economic development in Central Asia
» 23 July 2020: Uzbekistan: Power Sector Reform Program (Subprogram 1)
» 23 July 2020: Uzbekistan to extend lockdown restrictions
» 23 July 2020: Uzbekistan simplifies import of medicines, medical devices
» 23 July 2020: Uzbek bodies discuss issues related to accession to WTO
» 23 July 2020: Uzbekistan willing to boost number of joint investment projects with US in Afghanistan
» 23 July 2020: Turkmenistan obtains WTO observer status
» 23 July 2020: UNDP, ADB to strengthen medical waste management in Kazakhstan during COVID-19 pandemic
» 22 July 2020: Uzbek Ministry opens tender for procurement of supplements for food fortification
» 22 July 2020: WHO hands over humanitarian aid to Uzbekistan for more than $4 million
» 22 July 2020: IAEA mission to inspect Uzbekistan's nuclear infrastructure
» 21 July 2020: Afghan Exports to India Doubled Since 2016: ACCI
» 21 July 2020: EU launches program to combat COVID-19 in Kazakhstan and Central Asia
» 20 July 2020: USAID ready to provide multi-faceted assistance to Uzbekistan
» 20 July 2020: One region, one health: Preparing Central Asia for future pandemics
» 18 July 2020: First step taken towards developing Islamic finance in Uzbekistan
» 17 July 2020: Uzbekistan: NWP-4 Supply Of Maintenance And Repair Equipment
» 17 July 2020: Tax audit regulation adopted
» 17 July 2020: Traders upbeat over resumption of business with Afghanistan
» 16 July 2020: The Economics of Peace
» 16 July 2020: Five Charts That Illustrate COVID-19’s Impact on the Middle East and Central Asia
» 16 July 2020: The first meeting of foreign ministers “Central Asia – China” takes place
» 16 July 2020: Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan-China railway project expected to be the most important corridor in Belt and Road Initiative
» 15 July 2020: EU, French Development Agency support Uzbekistan in dealing with COVID-19 consequences
» 15 July 2020: World Bank Forecasts Slowdown of Afghan Economic Growth
» 14 July 2020: IMF updates forecast for Uzbekistan's economic indicators
» 14 July 2020: IMF updates forecast for Uzbekistan's economic indicators
» 14 July 2020: Turkish Airlines to resume flights to Uzbekistan
» 14 July 2020: Republican Council for Work with International Ratings and Indices holds meeting
» 13 July 2020: Uzbekistan, U.S. strengthen cooperation
» 9 July 2020: USAID Launches a New Activity to Strengthen Agribusiness Development in Uzbekistan
» 9 July 2020: EBRD increases its investments in economy of Uzbekistan
» 8 July 2020: Uzbekistan shows 'interest' in US alternative to Belt and Road project
» 8 July 2020: Joint statement by the governments of Uzbekistan and the USA on further deepening cooperation in the field of investment and infrastructure development
» 8 July 2020: Uzbekistan tightens quarantine measures
» 8 July 2020: POST COVID-19: BUILDING RESILIENCE IN CENTRAL ASIA
» 7 July 2020: Uzbekistan resumes WTO membership negotiations
» 5 July 2020: IFC and EBRD: Uzbekistan Live Webinar: Towards Renewable Energy Excellence in Uzbekistan
» 4 July 2020: President of Uzbekistan congratulates the U.S. President
» 4 July 2020: Uzbekistan, US may establish joint investment fund
» 4 July 2020: US and Canada tour operators expect resumption of travel to Uzbekistan
» 2 July 2020: EBRD supports modernisation of fertiliser plant in Uzbekistan
» 2 July 2020: New World Bank Country Manager appointed in Uzbekistan
» 2 July 2020: UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19
» 1 July 2020: Uzbekistan offers Central Asian states to consolidate transport strategies
» 1 July 2020: Khalilzad Talks Afghan Peace with Central Asian Ministers
» 1 July 2020: EBRD and Central Asia: Post-Pandemic Strategy and New Business Opportunities
» 30 June 2020: IFC Provides $12.5 Million for Modernization of Uzbek Fertilizer Plant
» 30 June 2020: The 4th meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission on work with the WTO takes place
» 30 June 2020: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Participation in the Virtual C5+1 High-Level Dialogue
» 29 June 2020: Anti-Corruption Agency established in Uzbekistan
» 28 June 2020: Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and DFC CEO Adam Boehler Travel to Pakistan, Qatar, and Uzbekistan
» 26 June 2020: EBRD and UNWTO boost tourism recovery
» 25 June 2020: ADB Provides $500 Million Loan to Mitigate Health and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Uzbekistan
» 25 June 2020: USAID’s workshop assesses different energy market design mechanisms applicable to Central Asian countries
» 25 June 2020: Asia EDGE holds Virtual Workshop: “Supporting Indo-Pacific Industry Engagement through Asia EDGE”
» 25 June 2020: Gender equality forms part of a better future
» 25 June 2020: ADB Provides $500 Million Loan to Mitigate Health and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Uzbekistan
» 24 June 2020: AIIB to support road infrastructure modernization in Uzbekistan's Bukhara region
» 24 June 2020: STC publishes a project on taxation of non-residents and control in transfer pricing
» 24 June 2020: Uzbekistan may restart regular international flights since July
» 24 June 2020: Another international university to open its doors in Tashkent
» 24 June 2020: AIIB to support road infrastructure modernization in Uzbekistan's Bukhara region
» 24 June 2020: STC publishes a project on taxation of non-residents and control in transfer pricing
» 24 June 2020: Uzbekistan may restart regular international flights since July
» 24 June 2020: Another international university to open its doors in Tashkent
» 23 June 2020: EBRD US$ 40 million loan to UzPromstroybank to support Uzbek SMEs
» 22 June 2020: Boosting Foreign Investment in Uzbekistan
» 22 June 2020: Afghanistan uses green stimulus to hire lockdown jobless, boost Kabul's water supply
» 22 June 2020: Boosting Foreign Investment in Uzbekistan
» 22 June 2020: IFC $35 Million Pre-Privatization Loan to Ipoteka-bank to Expand Lending to Uzbek SMEs
» 20 June 2020: With $9M from USAID, Charleston rug dealer empowers weavers, bolsters Afghanistan economy
» 18 June 2020: ADB, APPC sign loan for gas-fired power plant to enhance Afghanistan’s energy security
» 18 June 2020: Developing Asia to Grow Just 0.1% in 2020 — ADB
» 18 June 2020: Videoconference of the Council of Women Entrepreneurs
» 17 June 2020: IFC and Partners Sign Historic $89 million Energy Project Deal for Afghanistan
» 17 June 2020: United States and Ministry of Public Education Partner with Sesame Workshop to Help Children Understand COVID-19
» 17 June 2020: Uzbekistan introduces Open Skies mode at all airports
» 17 June 2020: Asian Development Bank to end fossil fuel financing
» 15 June 2020: COVID-19 Information: Exit and Entry Requirements and Quarantine Information
» 15 June 2020: Uzbekistan extends quarantine until Aug 1
» 13 June 2020: Uzbekistan increases trade turnover with US, Canada
» 12 June 2020: US Congress supports Jackson-Vanik amendment cancellation for Uzbekistan
» 11 June 2020: Mike Pompeo: serious steps have been taken in Uzbekistan to improve the situation with religious freedom
» 11 June 2020: Uzbekistan prepares to resume international flights
» 11 June 2020: Many EBRD economies better placed to exit lockdown than advanced, other emerging markets
» 10 June 2020: Letter of the United States President to the President of Uzbekistan
» 9 June 2020: Republic of Uzbekistan : Technical Assistance Report-External Sector Statistics Mission (October 15-26-, 2018)
» 8 June 2020: The United States Supports Uzbekistan's Efforts to Combat COVID-19
» 8 June 2020: Uzbekistan to cancel excise tax on imported cars
» 5 June 2020: Join 6 Central Asian Ambassadors on How to Create Mutually Beneficial Relations between the U.S. and Central Asia post-COVID-19