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AUCC Welcomes Newest Member SRX Transcontinental

aucconline.com
11 December 2017
The SRX Group is a unique affiliation of companies operating internationally in the fields of aviation and logistics since 1992, headquartered in Miami (Florida, USA), with regional branch offices in Tashkent, Navoi (Uzbekistan) and Almaty (Kazakhstan). SRX provides a comprehensive range of services including cargo transportation, freight forwarding and logistics, air charter services as well as aircraft ground handling and fuelling services in various locations. |read|

Kyrgyz president to visit Uzbekistan

www.azernews.az
11 December 2017
President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov will visit Uzbekistan, the Information Policy Department of the President's Office reported on December 11. The president has today received Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev, who informed the head of state about the preparation of the president's official visit to Uzbekistan scheduled for December 13-14. The head of state gave a number of instructions to the Minister for careful preparation for the upcoming foreign policy events. |read|

Export, import of currency simplified in Uzbekistan

www.azernews.az
11 December 2017
The procedure for compulsory declaration of foreign currency by individuals for import to Uzbekistan and export from the country within the amount equal to or not exceeding the equivalent of $2,000 will be canceled from January 1, 2018. This change is reflected in the decree of the President of Uzbekistan “On measures to further simplify the procedure for the import and export of cash foreign currency by individuals”. The decree further said that "export by individuals of cash foreign currency outside the Republic of Uzbekistan is carried out without any permits within the amount equal to or not exceeding the equivalent of $5,000”. |read|

Steps to Liberalize Uzbekistan’s Export - Import Regime

www.lexology.com
8 December 2017
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed two decrees intended to liberalize the country’s export and import regime: the Foreign Trade Decree1 which will become effective 1 December 2017, and the Export-Import Contract Decree,2 which became effective on 10 November 2017 (together, the Decrees). |read|

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Uzbekistan

www.imf.org
16 November 2017
November 16, 2017 End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. |read|

EBRD lends $11M to Uzbekistan’s Mutabar Medical Standart

www.azernews.az
10 November 2017
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) eyes long-term cooperation with Uzbekistan as it continues to heavily invest in the country. As part of its new engagement in Uzbekistan, the EBRD is channeling funds into the country’s pharmaceutical industry to renew production facilities, foster research and development and support export potential, according to the bank's press release. A loan of up to $11. |read|

ADB Vice-President Visits Uzbekistan

www.adb.org
10 November 2017
Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Wencai Zhang today met with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov. Mr. Zhang reiterated ADB’s support for the government’s development agenda and expressed confidence in the country’s economic prospects. |read|

EBRD intends to allocate $300 million to Uzbekistan

www.azernews.az
9 November 2017
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) intends to allocate another $300 million to Uzbekistan by the end of next year. This was stated by the first vice-president of the European Bank, Philip Bennett, at the opening of the EBRD representative office in Tashkent on November 8. He noted that the bank could resume its work in Uzbekistan in a very short time. |read|

US, Uzbekistan agree to deepen co-op in combating threats

en.trend.az/casia
9 November 2017
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has met with Deputy Assistant to the US President and National Security Council Senior Director for South and Central Asia Lisa Curtis in Tashkent, the US Embassy in Uzbekistan said. The sides discussed a new strategy in South Asia and bilateral cooperation. Lisa Curtis noted Uzbekistan’s recent progress in the area of ​​economic reforms and the improvement of regional relations. |read|

LUKOIL launches first phase of Uzbekistan's Kandym GPP

www.azernews.az
6 November 2017
Russia’s LUKOIL remains key partner of Uzbekistan, a Central Asian nation which enjoys vast potential in energy sources, in developing its gas industry. LUKOIL launched the first thread of the Kandym Gas Processing Plant (GPP) designed to process 4.05 billion cubic meters of gas a year on November 3, UzA reported. |read|

EBRD to sign new projects in Uzbekistan

www.azernews.az
6 November 2017
EBRD First Vice President Phil Bennett will visit Uzbekistan to sign the Bank’s first new projects since 2010, in banking, agribusiness and pharmaceuticals. In Tashkent, Bennett will meet Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov and other senior officials and speak at the International Conference on Security and Sustainable Development in Central Asia, the Bank reported. He will also open a new office of the Bank in the capital, Tashkent on November 8, which demonstrates the EBRD’s new stage of engagement with Uzbekistan. |read|

WB brings global audit experience to Uzbekistan

www.azernews.az
6 November 2017
In late October, Tashkent hosted a three-day plenary meeting of the Internal Audit Community of Practice of the Public Expenditure Management Peer Assisted Learning network (PEMPAL), the Uzbek Finance Ministry said. The international event was organized by the World Bank (WB) and the Uzbek Finance Ministry. The participants of the meeting were informed that 27 priority projects were included in the joint program of cooperation between Uzbekistan and the WB until 2020, according to the ministry. |read|

Atambayev receives FM of Uzbekistan

akipress.com
6 November 2017
President of Uzbekistan Almazbek Atambayev on November 5 received Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, the President's press service said. They discussed development of Kyrgyz-Uzbek relations during the talks. The two underlined the importance of practical implementation of the agreements reached during the mutual state visits of President's of the countries and implementation of the joint projects in tourism, transport and trade-economic spheres. |read|
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» 25 October 2017: Uzbekistan signs contracts worth over $1B for textiles export
» 25 October 2017: EU, Uzbekistan discuss cooperation in cotton, agriculture spheres
» 25 October 2017: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan to boost trade ties
» 16 October 2017: AUCC Statement on US-Uzbekistan Business Forum and Presidential Dinner in New York
» 14 October 2017: Transcript of the Press Conference on Middle East and Central Asia
» 13 October 2017: Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan reach historic level of mutual understanding
» 13 October 2017: Uzbekistan supports creation of full-fledged free trade zone in CIS area
» 13 October 2017: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan may enter new markets under single brand
» 12 October 2017: IMF keeps its forecast for Uzbekistan's economic growth in 2017-2018
» 12 October 2017: Centers of farmers’ complex servicing will appear in Uzbekistan
» 3 September 2017: President of Uzbekistan signs decree on liberalization of monetary policy
» 30 August 2017: AUCC Welcomes Macro-Advisory Ltd.
» 17 August 2017: AUCC Welcomes Oppenheimer & Co.
» 9 August 2017: UzAgro: A New Brand in Search of Business Opportunities with the US
» 7 August 2017: II International Fruit and Vegetable Fair Press Release
» 29 July 2017: Uzbekistan lifts PEDV-related ban on U.S. pork
» 26 July 2017: Uzbekistan says has about $20 bln gold, forex reserves
» 26 July 2017: Update: Register for US-Uzbekistan Business Forum in New York City: 9/20/2017
» 25 July 2017: Uzbekistan plans to frontload fx reform - IMF
» 25 July 2017: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Uzbekistan
» 25 July 2017: Register for US-Uzbekistan Business Forum in New York City: 9/20/2017
» 30 June 2017: Uzbekistan suspends construction of Tashkent-4 passenger terminal
» 30 June 2017: Central Bank to strengthen monitoring of liquidity of commercial banks
» 29 June 2017: Int’l Cotton Advisory Committee to hold meeting in Tashkent
» 28 June 2017: EIB plans to begin providing loans in Uzbekistan
» 24 June 2017: AUCC Welcomes New Corporate Member WHITE64
» 22 June 2017: President of Uzbekistan approves framework agreement with EBRD
» 21 June 2017: Uralmashzavod to supply mining equipment to Uzbekistan
» 21 June 2017: Microsoft delegation holds talks at Ministry of Information and Communications
» 21 June 2017: AUCC welcomes new Corporate Member John Deere
» 19 June 2017: FRDU to acquire shares of Agrobank for US$30 million
» 19 June 2017: Uzbekistan to replace traditional fuels with renewable energy sources in power production
» 16 June 2017: Uzbekistan plans US$2.65 billion for hydropower new development and rehabilitation