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Uzbekistan to extend lockdown restrictions

uzreport.news/
23 July 2020
In order to encourage the work of health workers, Mirziyoyev signed a decree on awarding honorary titles, orders and medals to a group of medical workers, employees of the internal affairs bodies, the ministries of defense, emergency situations, and the National Guard, who showed a bright example of courage in protecting the health and preserving the life of the population and curbing the spread of infection. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev called the situation related to the coronavirus very serious during a regular video conference on Thursday. The number of patients in serious condition has been growing in recent days, along with the coronavirus, cases of pneumonia are becoming more frequent. |read|

Uzbekistan simplifies import of medicines, medical devices

en.trend.az/
23 July 2020
Uzbekistan has exempted imported oxygen concentrators, pulse oximeters and preparations containing zinc, selenium, magnesium and vitamin D from customs duties until October 1, 2020, Trend reports citing the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan. It is also allowed to sell imported medical equipment without mandatory certification. At the same time, importers are responsible for the quality and safety of imported products and should report to the Uzstandart agency within five days after the sale. |read|

Uzbek bodies discuss issues related to accession to WTO

www.uzdaily.com/en
23 July 2020
On 21 July 2020, a joint meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission for working with WTO and the Negotiating Group on accession of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the World Trade Organization was held via videoconference. The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the Commission, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov. At the meeting, the course of preparations for bilateral negotiations with the WTO member countries was considered. |read|

Uzbekistan willing to boost number of joint investment projects with US in Afghanistan

en.trend.az/
23 July 2020
Representatives of Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and US held a trilateral videoconference meeting within the trilateral format of Uzbekistan-USA-Afghanistan cooperation, Trend reports citing the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan. In accordance with the agenda, a wide range of issues were discussed, including strengthening interconnection and expanding economic cooperation, interaction in the development of energy and transport infrastructure, in cross-border trade, agriculture, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, the creation of cross-border value chains, economic empowerment of women, as well as establishing cooperation between private businesses of the three countries. |read|

Turkmenistan obtains WTO observer status

akipress.com/
23 July 2020
Turkmenistan was granted the observer status in the World Trade Organization (WTO) at a meeting of the WTO General Council in Geneva on Wednesday, Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry said in a press release. According to the statement, the session held at the WTO headquarters in Geneva considered the application of Turkmenistan on accession to the WTO as an observer. The Turkmen side was represented at the session by the Permanent Representative of Turkmenistan to the United Nations Office at Geneva, and through a video link the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan. |read|

UNDP, ADB to strengthen medical waste management in Kazakhstan during COVID-19 pandemic

www.timesca.com/
23 July 2020
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank signed an agreement to allocate additional $128 thousand to support national efforts to respond to the COVID-19 in Kazakhstan. The initiative aims at strengthening national public health emergency preparedness, namely medical waste management system in hospitals, UNDP Kazakhstan reported. With the onset of COVID-19 pandemic the volume of medical waste has sharply increased. |read|

Uzbek Ministry opens tender for procurement of supplements for food fortification

en.trend.az/
22 July 2020
The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan on behalf of the Labour Body CPIB "Health-3" has announced a tender for procurement supplements for food fortification (Vitamin-Mineral Mixture for Flour Fortification / Premix and Potassium Iodate, brand "FCC" for enrichment of edible salt) Total cost of the lots is $50,000. The quotation should be submitted until 2:00 pm (GMT +5) August 21, 2020. |read|

WHO hands over humanitarian aid to Uzbekistan for more than $4 million

akipress.com/
22 July 2020
WHO Regional Office for Europe dispatched humanitarian aid valued at more than $4 million and around 85 tons in weight to Uzbekistan, Gazeta.uz reported. Supplies were purchased by WHO Headquarters through COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and arrived in Uzbekistan with assistance of WHO Country Office. |read|

IAEA mission to inspect Uzbekistan's nuclear infrastructure

uzreport.news/
22 July 2020
An Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Uzbekistan will arrive in December, the press service of the Foreign Ministry said "We are very satisfied with the progress of Uzbekistan's nuclear program and believe that your country is a model for building relations with the IAEA for new nuclear states," Raphael Grossi, the Agency's head said. |read|

Afghan Exports to India Doubled Since 2016: ACCI

tolonews.com/
21 July 2020
The business community called on the Afghan government to outline an effective strategy to help Afghan businessmen increase their exports to regional markets. Afghanistan's exports to Indian markets have doubled since 2016, officials of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) said on Tuesday. Afghan exports to Pakistani markets slightly increased during this period. |read|

EU launches program to combat COVID-19 in Kazakhstan and Central Asia

www.timesca.com/
21 July 2020
The European Union on July 20 launched a comprehensive EUR 3 million (KZT 1.4 billion) Central Asia COVID-19 Crisis Response (CACCR) solidarity package, addressing the needs of Central Asian countries with a primary focus on Kazakhstan, the Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan said. Implemented by the World Health Organization the CACCR program will provide support to mitigate the current outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. |read|

USAID ready to provide multi-faceted assistance to Uzbekistan

en.trend.az/
20 July 2020
Since 1993, US Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with the people and government of Uzbekistan to diversify the country's economy, increase regional trade, address serious health threats, improve learning opportunities for students, and build the government's capacity to respond to the population's needs, Information Officer of US Embassy in Tashkent Susannah Wood told Trend in an interview. "For example, based on a USAID-piloted electronic-court case management system, E-SUD, in 2018, the government of Uzbekistan expanded this system from the eight pilot civil courts to all 89 civil courts in the country, making court proceedings more transparent and significantly reducing the time needed to file court cases and publish decisions," Wood noted. The information officer stressed that this system has been especially useful during the pandemic enabling court personnel to continue working from the safety of their homes. |read|

One region, one health: Preparing Central Asia for future pandemics

blogs.worldbank.org/
20 July 2020
It is nothing new to suggest that regional cooperation in Central Asia holds significant potential for the region. Nor is it novel to recall the shared heritage and history, including the famous Silk Road, that links Central Asian countries. And yet there is one largely overlooked area of cooperation, which has ever-growing importance and urgency… |read|

First step taken towards developing Islamic finance in Uzbekistan

www.timesca.com/
18 July 2020
The ceremony of signing a Statement of Intent has been held between the Agency for the Development of the Capital Market of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Islamic Development Bank, establishing cooperation for the introduction of Islamic finance in Uzbekistan. The development of this new type of financing is considered to be an essential alternative financial model for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the country, UNDP Uzbekistan reported on July 17. Atabek Nazirov, Director of the Agency for the Development of the Capital Market, said: “The Agency is firmly committed to the Sustainable Development Goals agenda, and to developing new financial instruments, particularly the Sukuk bonds which will bridge the gap in achieving national Sustainable Development Goals in Uzbekistan. |read|

Uzbekistan: NWP-4 Supply Of Maintenance And Repair Equipment

ecepp.ebrd.com/
17 July 2020
Project Name: Namangan Water EBRD Project ID: 49359 Country: Uzbekistan Client Name: The Republic of Uzbekistan with the State Agency "Kommunhizmat" under the Ministry of Communal and Housing Services of the Republic of Uzbekistan being the Project Implementing Agency |read|

Tax audit regulation adopted

www.uzdaily.com/en
17 July 2020
The Tax Code, which came into force in 2020, in accordance with international standards, serves as an important document in the continuation of positive changes in the tax policy of our country. Experts from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank were involved in its development along with the teaching staff of the country’s leading universities. When introducing each new regulation, special attention was paid to international standards. |read|

Traders upbeat over resumption of business with Afghanistan

www.thehindu.com/
17 July 2020
Pakistan has allowed transit trade through Wagah border Traders in Punjab’s Amritsar are upbeat about resuming their business after Pakistan recently allowed Afghanistan to send goods to India using the Attari-Wagah border under the Pakistan-Afghanistan Transit Trade Agreement. “Movement of trucks through the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari has been allowed, and we are expecting the first consignment of goods, mostly dry-fruits from Afghanistan, in a day or two. |read|

The Economics of Peace

ceoworld.biz/
16 July 2020
Today, Afghanistan remains the most heavily mined country in the world. Yet, over 80 percent of the jobs in Afghanistan are dependent upon agribusiness to lift the country up from poverty and create a stable government. It is a paradox to cultivate land for economic growth, with the fear of a landmine beneath the plow of the farmer. |read|

Five Charts That Illustrate COVID-19’s Impact on the Middle East and Central Asia

www.imf.org/external/index.htm
16 July 2020
The Middle East and Central Asia countries acted quickly and decisively in response to COVID-19. Despite their efforts, the pandemic has inflicted heavy economic damage on the region. Growth projections have been revised down since the April 2020 Regional Economic Outlook, the IMF says in its latest update to the report. |read|

The first meeting of foreign ministers “Central Asia – China” takes place

www.uzdaily.com/en
16 July 2020
On 16 July 2020, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov took part in the first ministerial meeting "Central Asia - China" in the format of a video conference. This was reported by the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry. The event was also attended by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Wang Yi, the Republic of Kazakhstan - Mukhtar Tleuberdi, the Kyrgyz Republic - Chingiz Aidarbekov, the Republic of Tajikistan - Sirojiddin Mukhriddin and Turkmenistan - Rashid Meredov. |read|

Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan-China railway project expected to be the most important corridor in Belt and Road Initiative

kun.uz/en
16 July 2020
Transport Minister of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiyev, Transport and Roads Minister of Kyrgyzstan Janat Beishenov, Deputy Director of the Department for Foreign Capital and Overseas Investment at the NDRC of China Zheng Chiping, discussed measures for the implementation of the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan-China railway project. In particular, the parties discussed the proposed railway construction routes. Speaking to the participants of the online conference, Elyor Ganiyev once again emphasized the importance of rail transport during the pandemic. |read|

EU, French Development Agency support Uzbekistan in dealing with COVID-19 consequences

www.timesca.com/
15 July 2020
The French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Union (EU) have approved the financing in the amount of 1.5 million euro to support immediate short term measures of the “Covid-19 Action Plan” established by the Maroqand Obod Company, which is Samarkand city leading enterprise in the waste management sector, the Delegation of the European Union to Uzbekistan said. It aims at improving the management of medical wastes in the city of Samarkand, and the safety of workers active in the management of solid waste in the city of Samarkand, on the frontline of the crisis management. |read|

World Bank Forecasts Slowdown of Afghan Economic Growth

tolonews.com/
15 July 2020
According to the Afghan Ministry of Economy, the level of unemployment will increase by 61 percent this year. “Afghanistan’s economy is set to contract by between 5.5 percent and 7. |read|

IMF updates forecast for Uzbekistan's economic indicators

en.trend.az/
14 July 2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts a 4.2 percent growth in Uzbekistan's real GDP in 2021 in its new Regional Economic Outlook Update on the Middle East and Central Asia, Trend reports referring to the report on the Middle East and Central Asia of International Monetary Fund. The forecast for oil and gas exporters of the Middle East and Central Asia (such as Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) economic growth in 2020 has been confirmed at minus 1. |read|

IMF updates forecast for Uzbekistan's economic indicators

en.trend.az/
14 July 2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts a 4.2 percent growth in Uzbekistan's real GDP in 2021 in its new Regional Economic Outlook Update on the Middle East and Central Asia, Trend reports referring to the report on the Middle East and Central Asia of International Monetary Fund. The forecast for oil and gas exporters of the Middle East and Central Asia (such as Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) economic growth in 2020 has been confirmed at minus 1. |read|

Turkish Airlines to resume flights to Uzbekistan

en.trend.az/
14 July 2020
Turkish Airlines has announced the resumption of flights to Uzbekistan starting from August 1, 2020, Trend reports citing the company. According to the Turkish Airlines website, it is planned to perform four flights a week between Istanbul and Tashkent cities. However, no official announcement has been made by Uzbekistan about the opening of air links between Uzbekistan and Turkey to date. |read|

Republican Council for Work with International Ratings and Indices holds meeting

www.uzdaily.com/en
14 July 2020
On 13 July, a meeting of the Republican Council for work with international ratings and indices was held in the form of video conference. The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the chairman of the Republican Council for Work with International Ratings and Indexes Tanzila Narbaeva. During the meeting, the work carried out by the Council, issues of approving action plans to improve the position of the Republic of Uzbekistan in priority international ratings and indices in the socio-economic and political-legal spheres, conducting trainings for ministries and departments, local government bodies responsible for working with social issues were discussed -economic, political and legal ratings and indices. |read|

Uzbekistan, U.S. strengthen cooperation

uza.uz/en/
13 July 2020
Uzbekistan's Ambassador to the United States Javlon Vakhobov met with Secretary of Commerce and Executive Director of Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Michael Preston. According to the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Washington, main purpose of the meeting was to establish direct contacts with the government of Arkansas, leading state companies, attract American entrepreneurs to Uzbekistan market and study best practices of the region in higher and secondary special education. Special attention was paid to the issues of expanding and establishing cooperation between Uzbekistan and the state of Arkansas in training personnel for agriculture, increasing the country's export potential by selling products of local producers through networks of Walmart and Dillard's, as well as studying the experience of Arkansas in teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing children. |read|

USAID Launches a New Activity to Strengthen Agribusiness Development in Uzbekistan

uz.usembassy.gov/
9 July 2020
Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development(USAID) announced the launch of the new $18.9 million USAID Agribusiness Development Activity that will support private sector-led growth in agriculture and related sectors in Uzbekistan. |read|

EBRD increases its investments in economy of Uzbekistan

en.trend.az/
9 July 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) summed up its activities in Uzbekistan in its Annual Review for 2019, Trend reports citing the bank. In its review for 2019, bank highlighted its cooperation with Uzbek Hamkorbank. "Tillo Domor is set to expand its cheese production with the help of a loan from local Hamkorbank. |read|

Uzbekistan shows 'interest' in US alternative to Belt and Road project

kun.uz/ru
8 July 2020
Translation by BBC Monitoring International Reports Uzbekistan intends to sign up to the new standard of transparent investments in the infrastructure called "Blue Dot Network", says a joint statement by the governments of Uzbekistan and the United States on further expanding cooperation in the sphere of investments and infrastructure development. The statement was made following a visit to Uzbekistan by Chief Executive Officer of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Adam Boehler on 29 June-1 July. |read|

Joint statement by the governments of Uzbekistan and the USA on further deepening cooperation in the field of investment and infrastructure development

www.uzdaily.com/en
8 July 2020
The Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan was pleased to welcome the Chief Executive Officer of the United States Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Adam Boehler and the United States Special Representative for Reconciliation in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Uzbekistan on 29 June - 1 July 2020. Discussions between the US and Uzbekistan focused on further cooperation in infrastructure development and other investments in support of economic growth and stability. DFC Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler and Deputy Prime Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations Sardor Umurzakov, following the results of the visit, adopted the following statement: |read|

Uzbekistan tightens quarantine measures

www.uzdaily.com/en
8 July 2020
Uzbekistan from 10 July to 1 August again reinforces quarantine restrictions. The Special Republican Commission for the Control of Coronavirus adopted a corresponding decision. In accordance with the decision of the commission in Uzbekistan, the movement of vehicles is limited. |read|

POST COVID-19: BUILDING RESILIENCE IN CENTRAL ASIA

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8 July 2020
POST COVID-19: BUILDING RESILIENCE IN CENTRAL ASIA Foreign Ministers of Central Asia and the EU Discussing Joint Actions to Eliminate the Consequences of COVID-19. |read|

Uzbekistan resumes WTO membership negotiations

www.wto.org/index.htm
7 July 2020
WTO members welcomed the resumption of WTO membership negotiations for Uzbekistan when the working party on the country’s accession to the WTO met on 7 July 2020 — almost 15 years after its last formal meeting. Ambassador Ji-Ah Paik of the Republic of Korea, chair of the working party, highlighted the critical importance of this meeting which “sends a clear message that Uzbekistan is back” and clearly indicates that WTO accession is integral to Uzbekistan's economic reform and modernization agenda. “As a key player in Central Asia, Uzbekistan's commitment to joining the WTO highlights the importance that Central Asia attaches to the multilateral trading system, as the WTO membership prepares for the 12th Ministerial Conference in Kazakhstan in 2021,” she added. |read|

IFC and EBRD: Uzbekistan Live Webinar: Towards Renewable Energy Excellence in Uzbekistan

www.leader-associates.com/
5 July 2020
On July 2, IFC and EBRD participated in the webinar "RE-Talk Uzbekistan Live Webinar: Towards Renewable Energy Excellence in Uzbekistan". Bernard Atlan, IFC's Principal Investment Officer, talked about IFC's Perspective on the Path of the Solar Energy and Veronika Krakovich, EBRD's Senior Banker, presented EBRD's Perspective on Expediting Wind Energy Development. More info here. |read|

President of Uzbekistan congratulates the U.S. President

www.uzdaily.com/en
4 July 2020
On 4 July, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on the Independence Day. |read|

Uzbekistan, US may establish joint investment fund

en.trend.az/
4 July 2020
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov held a meeting with CEO of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Adam Boehler, during which the prospects for cooperation in the context of strengthening bilateral ties between Uzbekistan and the United States were discussed, Trend reports with reference to Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan. American partners were invited to consider a package of 27 specific investment projects in agriculture, light industry, pharmaceuticals and building materials, said the ministry. Boehler expressed readiness to consider opportunities for participation in public-private partnership projects being implemented in Uzbekistan in solar and wind energy and transport sectors. |read|

US and Canada tour operators expect resumption of travel to Uzbekistan

www.uzdaily.com/en
4 July 2020
As part of promoting a positive image of Uzbekistan and supporting tourist interest in the republic abroad, the Uzbek Embassy in the United States organized a briefing of the Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development Ulugbek Azamov for travel agencies in the United States and Canada. The briefing was attended by the leaders of the leading travel companies in the USA and Canada, who specialize in organizing tours of travelers to Uzbekistan and Central Asian countries, as well as representatives of cultural and humanitarian circles and the media. At the beginning of the event, the participants were informed about the pandemic situation in the country and the measures taken to normalize the epidemiological situation in the republic, as well as the work of the Government in preparing the entire complex of the necessary infrastructure of the country to accept foreign tourists. |read|

EBRD supports modernisation of fertiliser plant in Uzbekistan

www.ebrd.com/home
2 July 2020
EBRD providing US$ 12.5 million loan to fertiliser producer Indorama Kokand Modernisation of existing facility to increase production and improve efficiency |read|

New World Bank Country Manager appointed in Uzbekistan

akipress.com/
2 July 2020
Marco Mantovanelli, an Italian national, became the World Bank Country Manager for Uzbekistan on July 1, reports World Bank's press service. Marco Mantovanelli is an economic development professional with more than 20 years of experience in Latin America, Africa and Europe. Before joining the World Bank, he was an economic research consultant in Europe and the USA. |read|

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

www.state.gov/
2 July 2020
FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 2, 2020 The U.S. Government leads the globe with $12.5 billion allocated to benefit international COVID-19 response, including commitments for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and foreign assistance. |read|

Uzbekistan offers Central Asian states to consolidate transport strategies

akipress.com/
1 July 2020
The Virtual C5+1 High-Level Dialogue was held on June 30. Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tleuberdi, Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Chingiz Aidarbekov, Foreign Minister of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov, Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, U.S. |read|

Khalilzad Talks Afghan Peace with Central Asian Ministers

tolonews.com/
1 July 2020
Khalilzad said: “We will need to work together to promote and encourage a political settlement when intra-Afghan negotiations begin.” The US peace envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad in a tweet on Wednesday said that he had “good meetings” in Tashkent with Uzbek officials and others in the C5+1 and discussed the latest on the Afghan “peace process and the critical role Central Asia has played. |read|

EBRD and Central Asia: Post-Pandemic Strategy and New Business Opportunities

www.aucconline.com/
1 July 2020
Webinar Invitation in partnership with with support from EBRD and Central Asia: Post-Pandemic Strategy and New Business Opportunities |read|
» 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
» 21 May 2020: Response by Caterpillar and Zeppelin International AG to the Flooding in the Syrdarya Region
» 21 May 2020: First ever ventilator made in Tajikistan
» 20 May 2020: Uzbekistan announces additional measures to boost local business activity
» 20 May 2020: Uzbekistan to simplify lending terms
» 20 May 2020: Kazakhstan adopts plan for economic growth recovery
» 20 May 2020: Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China discuss joint railroad project
» 20 May 2020: Kyrgyzstan ratifies agreement on financial mechanism with ADB
» 20 May 2020: Webinar Invitation: Central Asia Through the Prism of U.S.-China Trade Relations
» 19 May 2020: Republic of Uzbekistan : Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Uzbekistan
» 19 May 2020: Kyrgyzstan to remove lockdown on businesses fully from June 1
» 19 May 2020: EU, UNICEF deliver medical supplies to support Tajikistan respond to COVID-19
» 18 May 2020: IMF Executive Board Approves a US$375 Million Disbursement to the Republic of Uzbekistan to Address the Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis
» 18 May 2020: IFC Helps Ipak Yuli Bank Manage Risk, Expand Local-Currency Lending in Uzbekistan
» 18 May 2020: Afghanistan to receive over $600 million of foreign aid for COVID-19 response
» 14 May 2020: Uzbekistan allocates additional funds to support domestic business
» 14 May 2020: EBRD economies seen contracting by 3.5 per cent in 2020, 4.8 per cent rebound in 2021
» 14 May 2020: Kazakhstan continues reopening economic sectors
» 13 May 2020: First American Investment Bank enters Uzbek market
» 13 May 2020: Kazakhstan sends humanitarian aid to Tajikistan amid coronavirus battle
» 12 May 2020: ADB approves a $40 million grant for Afghanistan to fight COVID-19
» 11 May 2020: The U.S. Provides Additional Funding for Risk Communication and Infection Prevention and Control to Support Kazakhstan’s Response to COVID-19
» 8 May 2020: U.S. Government provides $100,000 to aid families hit by Sardoba dam tragedy
» 7 May 2020: World Bank Approves $400 Million to Sustain Afghanistan’s Reform Momentum, Mitigate COVID-19 Crisis
» 6 May 2020: CDC Approves $2 Million for COVID-19 Response in Uzbekistan
» 4 May 2020: Jihad Azour: Middle East, Central Asia Face Perfect Storm Amid COVID-19
» 30 April 2020: EBRD increases trade support in Uzbekistan with new limit for NBU
» 30 April 2020: CDC Approves $1.6 Million for COVID-19 Response in Kazakhstan
» 30 April 2020: EBRD, Switzerland and European Union support sustainable water utilities in Kyrgyz Republic
» 30 April 2020: PM: World Bank and ADB extended $56 million in aid to Kyrgyzstan
» 27 April 2020: DTRA Team Supports Expanded COVID-19 Testing in Uzbekistan
» 27 April 2020: Kazakh Government to develop economic rehabilitation package
» 27 April 2020: World Bank and Tajikistan Continue Dialogue on Youth Inclusion
» 25 April 2020: EU providing support to Uzbekistan's healthcare sector amid COVID-19 pandemic
» 24 April 2020: Uzbekistan to Receive World Bank Emergency Financing to Combat COVID-19
» 23 April 2020: G20 Extraordinary Agriculture Ministers Meeting
» 21 April 2020: IMF Executive Board Approves A US$220 Million Disbursement To The Islamic Republic Of Afghanistan To Address The COVID-19 Pandemic
» 21 April 2020: Coca-Cola's response to COVID-19 Pandemic in Uzbekistan
» 18 April 2020: Address to compatriots in the United States, Canada and other countries of Americas and friends of Uzbekistan
» 16 April 2020: World Bank Group President David Malpass: Remarks to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC)
» 16 April 2020: EBRD channels new funds to Uzbekistan to support trade
» 16 April 2020: USAID Strengthens Food Security for Vulnerable Populations in Uzbekistan
» 15 April 2020: Communiqué. G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
» 15 April 2020: IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Service Relief for 25 Eligible Low-Income Countries
» 15 April 2020: Coca-Cola’s response to COVID-19 Pandemic in Kyrgyzstan
» 15 April 2020: Mayor Bowser Extends Public Health Emergency, Stay at Home Order, and Closure of Non-Essential Businesses Through May 15
» 14 April 2020: The Great Lockdown: Worst Economic Downturn Since the Great Depression
» 13 April 2020: ADB Triples COVID-19 Response Package to $20 Billion
» 13 April 2020: IFC Helps Uzbek Banks Strengthen Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
» 8 April 2020: Agreement with World Bank on emergency response to COVID-19 worth $12.15 mln reached
» 7 April 2020: World Bank Group to support the anti-crisis program of Uzbekistan
» 7 April 2020: EBRD to provide financial assistance to Uzbekistan in reducing the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic
» 7 April 2020: Kyrgyzstan in talks with EBRD, World Bank, Islamic Bank and Asian Development Bank on seeking sources for supporting business
» 7 April 2020: The U.S. Government Mobilizes to Combat COVID-19 in Tajikistan
» 7 April 2020: Tajikistan maintains it has no coronavirus cases
» 6 April 2020: AIIB to provide support for stabilizing the economy of Uzbekistan
» 6 April 2020: Afghanistan's economic growth in 2020 to remain sluggish amid challenges, ADB says
» 6 April 2020: EDB talks possible negative coronavirus, lower oil prices consequences on Kazakhstan's economy
» 6 April 2020: Kyrgyzstan to address COVID-19 challenges, trade disruptions to sustain growth, ADB says
» 4 April 2020: Kazakhstan's economic growth to remain positive despite COVID-19, ADB says
» 3 April 2020: Afghanistan Needs the World’s Help to Fight COVID-19
» 3 April 2020: Kazakhstan to construct prefabricated hospitals to battle coronavirus spread
» 3 April 2020: South Korea to allocate Kyrgyzstan $50 thsd to combat coronavirus
» 3 April 2020: Kyrgyzstan gets World Bank financing to respond to COVID-19 pandemic
» 3 April 2020: ADB considers support for small and medium businesses in Kyrgyzstan
» 3 April 2020: China provides assistance to Tajikistan to combat COVID-19
» 3 April 2020: World Bank awards $11.3 million grant to Tajikistan to respond to COVID-19 pandemic
» 3 April 2020: Tajikistan to ask Russian authorities to give Tajik migrants financial "recess"
» 3 April 2020: ENGLISH FOR HERITAGE LANGUAGE SPEAKERS
» 2 April 2020: U.S. Government Announces Additional Support For Uzbekistan’s Efforts Against COVID-19
» 2 April 2020: Uzbekistan allocated 1 billion soums for disinfection purposes
» 2 April 2020: World Bank Fast-Tracks $100 Million COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Support for Afghanistan
» 2 April 2020: China hands over medical supplies to Afghanistan to fight COVID-19
» 2 April 2020: China sends humanitarian aid to Kazakhstan to help battle coronavirus
» 2 April 2020: Uzbekistan sends humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan
» 2 April 2020: President, World Bank Vice President discuss possibility of providing financial assistance to Kyrgyzstan
» 2 April 2020: Jeenbekov suggests European Council to consider additional assistance to Kyrgyzstan to fight COVID-19
» 2 April 2020: WHO Representative in Tajikistan officially declares absence of coronavirus cases in country
» 2 April 2020: Around 20 enterprises in Tajikistan start producing face masks and coveralls
» 2 April 2020: Uzbek-Tajik agricultural trade hit by coronavirus, yet continues
» 2 April 2020: IMF on Policy Responses to COVID-19 by: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
» 1 April 2020: ADB to allocate budget support to Uzbekistan
» 1 April 2020: Uzbekistan-born Russian billionaire donates $20 million to Uzbekistan for COVID-19 fight
» 1 April 2020: https://apnews.com/e8e5b61b29b3ff00850272778fd0dce4 Click to copy RELATED TOPICS Afghanistan United Nations Health General News International News Travel Asia Pacific Virus Outbreak Taliban ready to begin cease-fires in virus-hit Afghan areas
» 1 April 2020: ADB donates over 20 thsd medical gloves to Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan
» 31 March 2020: The liquidation process of Uzbekenergo starts
» 31 March 2020: China hands over essential medical supplies to Tajikistan for COVID-19 prevention
» 30 March 2020: The Central Bank introduces a simplified procedure for considering applications for extending loan payment terms
» 30 March 2020: China provides aid to Uzbekistan
» 30 March 2020: Uzbekistan temporarily lifts customs duties on import of medical products
» 30 March 2020: Alibaba and Jack Ma funds to help Uzbekistan fight coronavirus
» 30 March 2020: Switzerland donates Kyrgyzstan personal protective equipment for medical workers to fight against COVID-19
» 30 March 2020: Kyrgyz Gov’t develops plan to support vulnerable populations amid situation with COVID-19
» 30 March 2020: Procter & Gamble COVID-19 Response
» 30 March 2020: Medtronic Shares Ventilation Design Specifications to Accelerate Efforts to Increase Global Ventilator Production
» 30 March 2020: Expanding Production: Aerospace Facility Will Manufacture N95 Masks
» 30 March 2020: CATERPILLAR FOUNDATION COMMITS $8.5 MILLION TO GLOBAL COVID-19 RESPONSE EFFORTS
» 28 March 2020: The United States Is Leading the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19
» 27 March 2020: S&P talks Kazakhstan's mitigation of current oil price shock effects
» 27 March 2020: Statement on The United States Congress Move to Strengthen the IMF’s Resources
» 27 March 2020: Statement on COVID-19 by Extraordinary G20 Leaders' Summit
» 26 March 2020: Uzbekistan building hospitals and quarantine facilities
» 26 March 2020: Uzbekistan building hospitals for coronavirus patients
» 26 March 2020: IMF will promptly consider providing budgetary support to Kyrgyzstan, says rep
» 26 March 2020: Benefits for foreign enterprises
» 26 March 2020: Uzbekistan's Central Bank softens terms of credit repayments
» 26 March 2020: Kyrgyzstan to ask China to send doctors to treat coronavirus patients
» 26 March 2020: China hands over humanitairan aid to Kyrgyzstan to contain Covid-19
» 26 March 2020: Kazakhstan orders residents of major cities to stay home after first death from coronavirus
» 25 March 2020: Kyrgyz citizens in America start raising funds for protective suits of doctors
» 25 March 2020: Kyrgyz citizens in America start raising funds for protective suits of doctors
» 25 March 2020: Uzbek business switches to "force majeure" policy
» 25 March 2020: ADB to reallocate funds to help Kazakhstan battle coronavirus
» 25 March 2020: Kazakhstan bans export of key food products amid coronavirus outbreak
» 24 March 2020: IFC Increases COVID-19 Support to $8 Billion to Sustain Private Sector Companies and Livelihoods in Developing Countries
» 23 March 2020: Russia donates additional 10 thsd test systems to Kyrgyzstan
» 23 March 2020: Xi Jinping: Uzbekistan and China closely support each other in the fight against coronavirus
» 23 March 2020: Kazakhstan allocates funds to take anticrisis measures amid coronavirus spread
» 22 March 2020: Anti-Crisis Fund to allocate funds to repay loans to strategic enterprises
» 22 March 2020: Donald Trump: US will remain a strong and steadfast friend of Uzbekistan
» 22 March 2020: C5 + 1 format is new chance for countries of Central Asia
» 21 March 2020: USAID mobilizes 66 million soms to combat COVID-19 in Kyrgyzstan
» 20 March 2020: Chinese experts invited to advice on anti-coronavirus measures
» 20 March 2020: Central Asia countries take additional measures against COVID-19
» 20 March 2020: First patients with coronavirus recovering in Uzbekistan
» 20 March 2020: Anti-crisis fund established in Uzbekistan
» 20 March 2020: Uzbekistan to borrow $1 billion from international financial institutions to support the state budget
» 20 March 2020: Uzbekistan launched website about coronavirus
» 20 March 2020: Uzbekistan to allocate 700 billion soums for mitigating negative impact of coronavirus on the employment of population
» 20 March 2020: NBU to freeze Uzbekistan Airways’ loan in the amount of $111 million
» 20 March 2020: Tax audit of business entities to be suspended until January 1, 2021
» 20 March 2020: Courts temporarily suspend receptions and court hearings
» 20 March 2020: Uzbekistan allocates funds, suspends international passenger traffic amid COVID-19 threat
» 19 March 2020: Package of Economic Measures. Main initiatives
» 19 March 2020: Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade establishes Republican Headquarters for supporting exporters and entrepreneurs
» 19 March 2020: Uzbekistan to take measures to provide tax-payment deadline deferrals in a number of areas
» 19 March 2020: Exporting enterprise: problems with textile exports?
» 18 March 2020: All scheduled public events to be suspended
» 18 March 2020: Central Bank of Uzbekistan recommends contactless payment systems to contian coronavirus
» 18 March 2020: ADB Announces $6.5 Billion Initial Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
» 17 March 2020: The Central Bank recommends measures to mitigate possible credit risks associated with the consequences of the spread of coronavirus infection
» 17 March 2020: World Bank Group Increases COVID-19 Response to $14 Billion To Help Sustain Economies, Protect Jobs
» 16 March 2020: Coronavirus infection control measures will not affect the movement of foreign trade goods
» 16 March 2020: Uzbekistan to disinfect public transport every 4 hours
» 15 March 2020: Uzbekistan temporarily closes air and road communication with other countries
» 14 March 2020: Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to build two hydroelectric power stations
» 13 March 2020: Over 500,000 Uzbek Citizens to Benefit from Better Water Supply and Sanitation Services, with Support from the World Bank and Switzerland
» 13 March 2020: Interest of foreign investors in renewable energy projects in Uzbekistan is growing
» 13 March 2020: EBRD has unveiled an emergency €1 billion "Solidarity Package" of measures to help companies across its regions deal with the impact of the coronavirus
» 12 March 2020: ADB to provide US$200 million to support strained supply chains in fight against COVID-19
» 12 March 2020: European Union finances Uzbekistan's agricultural sector
» 12 March 2020: Sardor Umurzakov appointed as Vice Prime Minister of Uzbekistan
» 11 March 2020: USAID and the Government of Uzbekistan Partner to Eliminate Tuberculosis
» 10 March 2020: First ever digital bank to appear in Uzbekistan
» 10 March 2020: Construction of international trade center to start at Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan border
» 9 March 2020: Kyrgyzstan sharply increased its exports to Uzbekistan in 2 years
» 8 March 2020: Trading house for the sale of Uzbek textile products opened in New York
» 6 March 2020: Uzbekistan cancels state regulation of cotton production
» 6 March 2020: EBRD to expand its portfolio in Uzbekistan
» 6 March 2020: Invitation to Business environment in Uzbekistan on March 19 in Tashkent
» 5 March 2020: Energy Experts Discussed the Adequacy of the Transmission System to Accommodate Increasing Cross-Border Power Exchanges at a USAID-Supported Meeting
» 4 March 2020: Uzbekistan seeks investors for 1,500 MW gas power plant
» 3 March 2020: ADB to Allocate over US$2 Billion This Year to Support Projects in Central Asia
» 3 March 2020: Statement by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and World Bank Group President David Malpass on the 2020 IMF-World Bank Group Spring Meetings
» 2 March 2020: Uzbekistan plans to modernise mining company
» 28 February 2020: EBRD to finance construction, rehabilitation of roads in Uzbekistan’s Khorezm region
» 28 February 2020: Uzbekistan plans massive privatization move
» 27 February 2020: Uzbekistan transitions to international financial reporting standards
» 27 February 2020: Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan sign 52 agreements worth about $500 million
» 27 February 2020: President's Special Representative for Afghanistan meets with Acting Minister of Transport of Afghanistan
» 26 February 2020: Government of Uzbekistan and OPEC Fund for International Development sign agreement
» 25 February 2020: Uzbek Energy Ministry, WB announce tender for construction of photovoltaic stations
» 24 February 2020: Judicial Reform in Uzbekistan Project Grants Program
» 24 February 2020: Uzbekistan, ADB discuss launch of electric vehicle
» 21 February 2020: U.S. Government Donates 600 Sets of Personal Protective Equipment to Uzbekistan
» 21 February 2020: Uzbekistan Airways to sell older aircrafts
» 20 February 2020: $50 million to be allocated for development of private medical organizations in Uzbekistan
» 20 February 2020: Uzbekistan to attract $180 million for creation of data centers
» 19 February 2020: Uzbekistan eyeing Top-50 in Logistics Performance Index
» 19 February 2020: Kyrgyzstan plans to conduct negotiations with Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan on Kambar-Ata-1 HPP project
» 18 February 2020: A new strategy for Central Asia
» 18 February 2020: Uzbek leader signs law “On Special Economic Zones”
» 18 February 2020: World Bank explains why Uzbekistan’s GDP growth to be highest in Central Asia
» 14 February 2020: Remarks by Chargé D’Affaires Alan Meltzer
» 14 February 2020: If we fail to expand the aircrafts fleet we will lose the market - Deputy PM
» 14 February 2020: Mississippi State University President, Ambassador of Uzbekistan discuss cooperation
» 14 February 2020: Tashkent to implement investment projects worth $2.8 billion in 2020
» 13 February 2020: Uzbekistan eyes to attract foreign companies for managing its airports
» 13 February 2020: Silk Visa will be launched before 2021 - Deputy PM
» 12 February 2020: IAEA Director General, Uzbek Energy Minister discuss nuke plant project
» 12 February 2020: Gov't to set up five airlines befrore summer of 2021
» 12 February 2020: Regional Director: IFC to contribute to modernization of Uzbekistan’s energy sector
» 11 February 2020: Tajikistan, Uzbekistan to build two joint hydropower plants
» 7 February 2020: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Uzbekistani President Shavkat Mirziyoyev
» 7 February 2020: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov at a Press Availability
» 7 February 2020: U.S. Congress to lift Jackson-Vanik restrictions for Uzbekistan upon WTO accession
» 7 February 2020: U.S. Ambassador Daniel Rosenblum: Priorities of Uzbekistan and the USA coincide
» 7 February 2020: Uzbekistan to introduce new procedure for state construction control
» 6 February 2020: Tasks defined to increase hydrocarbon production capacity
» 6 February 2020: The experience of international experts to help reforms of the fuel and energy complex
» 6 February 2020: Uzbekistan develops cooperation in the field of nuclear energy with Kazakhstan
» 5 February 2020: United States Strategy for Central Asia 2019-2025: Advancing Sovereignty and Economic Prosperity (Overview)
» 5 February 2020: Epsilon continues construction of Chigil – Mubarek pipeline in Uzbekistan
» 5 February 2020: Problems in foreign trade are analyzed, urgent tasks are defined
» 5 February 2020: This year Uzbekistan will buy by 165% more agromachineries to last year - Uzagrotechsanoatholding chief
» 5 February 2020: Joint Statement on the Ministerial Meeting in the C5+1 Format
» 5 February 2020: United States Strategy for Central Asia: Advancing Sovereignty and Economic Prosperity