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New Speakers Added: 2019 U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum

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22 October 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Atrium Ballroom Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20004 |read|

Invitation to Meet with Uzbek Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov

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18 September 2019
Discussion with Uzbek Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov 12.30 pm - 2.00 pm Wednesday, September 18, 2019 White & Case LLP 701 13th Street NW, Washington DC 20005 |read|

EBRD Offers New Financing Opportunities for Uzbek Exporters and Importers

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5 September 2019
Uzbekistan's Asaka bank joins EBRD Trade Facilitation Programme US$ 20 million limit will help bank expand its trade finance product range The EBRD is providing a boost to domestic importers and exporters in Uzbekistan by opening a limit of up to US$ 20 million under the EBRD's Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) to Asaka bank. |read|

Welcome Meeting with Rukhullo Zikrillaev

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5 September 2019
Welcome Meeding and Discussion with Rukhullo Zikrillaev Trade and Investment Counselor Uzbek Embassy in Washington DC 12.30 pm - 2.00 pm Thursday, September 5, 2019 |read|

What Prevents Emergence of New Companies from Europe, USA in Uzbekistan?

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2 September 2019
Analysts of the information and analytical Uzbek portal World of Finance told Trend about obstacles to increasing the share of European and the US companies in Uzbekistan. Experts stressed that in fact, nothing prevents the increase in the number of companies from Europe and the United States in the country, but there are some points that directly affect the emergence of new companies from these countries in Uzbekistan. "This is an underdeveloped business environment with a complex tax system and lack of qualified specialists. |read|

Uzbekistan Further Simplifies its Privatization Procedures

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30 August 2019
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has signed Resolution No. PP-4381 dated July 1, 2019 (the "Resolution"), which is aimed, inter alia, at further simplifying privatization procedures. The Resolution recognizes that public assets are often valued at exorbitant prices because of the lack of unified practices on their evaluation, which leads to delays in privatization and necessitates step-by-stop lowering of prices. |read|

IFC talks modernization of Uzbek TPP

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30 August 2019
Together with the World Bank, International Financial Corporation (IFC) is currently in discussions with the government of Uzbekistan to act as a lead transaction advisor for the tendering of a public-private partnership for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of a new combined-cycle gas turbine near the existing Syrdarya thermal power plant, IFC Country Officer for Uzbekistan Zafar Khashimov told Trend in an interview. "The project will help increase efficiency for gas-fired electricity generation and support a reliable power supply in the country," he added. Considering Uzbekistan's investment attractiveness to foreign capital, Khashimov noted that during the past two years, the government has made significant progress in advancing difficult economic reforms. |read|

American Councils Announcing Dr. David Patton as President and CEO

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21 August 2019
On behalf of AUCC, congratulations to AUCC Corporate Member, David Patton of American Councils for International Education! August 20, 2019 WASHINGTON - American Councils for International Education and its Board of Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of David Patton, PhD, as the third president and CEO to lead the 45-year-old nonprofit. |read|

Uzbekistan's Neftegazinvest Extends Tender for Ionizing Radiation Sources

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12 August 2019
Uzbekistan 's Neftegazinvest company has extended a tender for the supply of ionizing radiation sources and packaging transport containers. Bids are accepted until 6:00 pm (GMT + 5) on August 26, 2019. The marginal cost of competitive selection is $445,160. |read|

JPMorgan Chase Bank to Allocate Loan to Uzbekistan for Investment Project

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9 August 2019
The US financial holding JPMorgan Chase Bank agrees to provide a credit line for the implementation of investment and commercial projects in Uzbekistan, Trend reports via Uzbek media. On August 8, the ceremony of signing a structured export credit agreement of an international standard between the financial holding JPMorgan Chase Bank and Uzbek Joint-Stock Commercial Bank Asaka was held In Moscow. The event, held at the Moscow office of the holding, was attended by senior officials of JPMorgan Chase Bank and Asaka Bank, as well as representatives of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Russia. |read|

Uzbekistan Airways Opens Tender to Buy 2 Tankers

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9 August 2019
Tashkent International Airport has announced a tender for the purchase of two AT- 40 (airfield tankers) for refueling aircraft. Commercial offers are accepted until 16:00 (GMT +5) August 20, 2019. Terms of payment: 30 percent of the prepayment, the remaining 70 percent after the transfer of the goods to the buyer within 5 days. |read|

Uzbekistan to Bring Localization Level of Agriculture Machinery to 60%

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9 August 2019
As follows from the decree of the President of the country dated July 31, 2019, Uzbekistan will begin to subsidize buyers of agricultural machinery oflocal production from September 1 of this year, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan. It is expected that the State Fund for Agricultural Support will allocate 60 billion soums to implement a system of 15 percent subsidizing the purchase of agricultural machinery, the localization level of which is at least 20 percent. The document also states that, by October 2020, a modern casting line worth $42 million will be launched at the former Tashkent Tractor Plant, where high-precision casting of 47,000 tons of metal products meeting international requirements will be established. |read|

Leading Travel Bloggers to Promote Tourism in Central Asia

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8 August 2019
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is hosting ten popular international travel bloggers from August 8-18, 2019 to promote tourism in Central Asia. |read|

Uzbekistan Approves State Program for the Development of Mineral Resources

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7 August 2019
Uzbek Presidential Resolution No. 4401, "On measures to further improve the geological study of the subsoil and implement the State Program for the Development and Reproduction of the Mineral Resource Base for 2020-2021", dated July 23, aims to improve geological studies of the subsoil and implement a state program to develop the country's mineral resources. In particular, as indicated in the resolution, the State Committee for Geology (hereinafter - "Goscomgeology"), with the assistance of international consulting companies, has developed a strategy for the development of the mineral resource base, taking into account modern international standards and high-level foreign experience. |read|

Uzbekistan Boosts Co-op with Philadelphia

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5 August 2019
The Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States Javlon Wahabov, visited Pennsylvania on July 31, 2019, and held talks with representatives of official, business and non-governmental circles, Trend reports referring to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan. During the meeting with the Mayor of Philadelphia, Jim Kenney, the prospects for the development of Uzbek-American relations and the measures taken by the Government of Uzbekistan to enhance cooperation with the United States at both the federal and regional levels were discussed. Following the talks, the parties agreed to jointly work out the issue of establishing twin-town relations between the city of Samarkand and Philadelphia. |read|

Uzbek Agriculture Sector to Receive US$60m to Finance Purchase of Machinery

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3 August 2019
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution “On measures for the accelerated development of agricultural engineering, government support to the agricultural sector agricultural machinery”. A program for the development of the agricultural machinery industry until 2025 will be developed. It will include: |read|

Uzbekistan to Issue Subsidies to Silk-producing Enterprises

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2 August 2019
Silk-manufacturing enterprises of Uzbekistan will receive subsidies from the state until August 1, 2022, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan. Subsidies will be issued to compensate up to 50 percent of the cost of transporting 8 types of products by air and rail to the United States, the European Union and Turkey at the expense of the State budget, in accordance with the presidential decree "On additional measures for the development of deep processing in the silk industry". Moreover, the cost of grains of the silkworm and other material and technical resources necessary for the production of cocoons, which are delivered by the enterprises of "Uzpaksanoat", will not be considered a turnover of the sale of goods. |read|

Honeywell to Provide Uzbekistan’s international Congress Center and Hilton Hotel with Smart Technologies

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2 August 2019
Honeywell, one of the world’s leading technology companies, has been selected to provide smart building technologies for Tashkent City’s new International Congress Center and Hilton Hotel– a modern architecture project designed to create an attractive, connected and comfortable business environment for domestic and international corporations to thrive. Technologies that will be installed in International Congress Center and Hilton Hotel include Honeywell’s fully integrated, cybersecure and cloud-based Building Management System, which combines multiple building controls, such as access systems and heating and ventilation, into a single point of control. This makes it easier for the building’s operator to control critical systems and improve energy management, and increases safety, comfort and productivity for its occupants. |read|
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» 22 July 2019: World Bank Welcomes Uzbekistan’s Continued Reform Commitment, Increases Support
» 22 July 2019: USAID Administrator Mark Green's Meeting with Republic of Uzbekistan Foreign Minister the Honorable Abdulaziz Kamilov
» 8 July 2019: Uzbek Neftegazinvest Buys Material, Technical Resources Via Tender
» 8 July 2019: Uzbekistan Reports New Gas Find
» 5 July 2019: EU, GIZ announce tender for supple of solar stations to Uzbekistan
» 4 July 2019: The Ministry of Health of The Republic of Uzbekistan, Represented by the Working Body of the State Unitary Enterprise O'zmedimpeks, Announces Tender for the Purchase of Contraceptives
» 4 July 2019: The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Represented by the Working Body of the State Unitary Enterprise O'zmedimpeks, Announces Tender for the Purchase of Cochlear Implants
» 4 July 2019: Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan Announced Bids for Purchase of Medical Equipment, Components, Spare Parts and Consumables
» 4 July 2019: Uzbekistan, Afghanistan to sign new contract for electricity supply
» 4 July 2019: A draft government decision agreed to revise and optimize import customs duty rates
» 3 July 2019: Uzbekistan prepares new investment law
» 2 July 2019: Uzbekistan Havo Yollari receives the fifth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft
» 2 July 2019: World Bank to provide $50 million loan for strengthening of Uzbekistan's social protection system
» 4 June 2019: 1,700 participants from 47 countries expected to attend Tashkent International Investment Forum
» 2 June 2019: Uzbekistan launches capacities to produce insulin
» 31 May 2019: Uzbekistan eases e-visa norms
» 31 May 2019: Russian company to modernize 3 Uzbek airports
» 31 May 2019: Rosatom to start building nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan's Aydarkul lake in 2020-2021
» 30 May 2019: Uzbek President discusses $13 B investment projects with Russian PM Medvedev
» 30 May 2019: Pharmaceuticals of Uzbekistan are planning innovative developments
» 30 May 2019: CAREC workshop discusses new regional economic corridor development
» 29 May 2019: ADB to help prepare specialists for the textile industry of Uzbekistan
» 29 May 2019: Uzbekistan eyeing to join ISTFC, ICIEC
» 28 May 2019: Uzbekistan to buy 100 million worth of Russian energy equipment
» 28 May 2019: New system pending introduction to consider appeals from entrepreneurs and investors.
» 27 May 2019: World Bank issues $33 million to support public financial management, state-owned enterprises reform in Uzbekistan
» 26 May 2019: Trade zone inaugurated on the border with Afghanistan
» 25 May 2019: 2019 U.S.-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum
» 24 May 2019: New U.S. Ambassador presents credentials to Foreign Minister
» 24 May 2019: GM Uzbekistan resumes car supplies to Ukraine
» 23 May 2019: Uzbek cars Ravon to be assembled in Russia
» 22 May 2019: Shavkat Mirziyoyev signs the Using Renewable Energy Bill into Law
» 22 May 2019: Uzbekneftegaz to be split as Uzbekistan woos foreign cash - Bloomberg
» 22 May 2019: ADB to allocate funds for Uzbekistan's new electric locomotives
» 21 May 2019: Chinese company builds cement plant in Uzbekistan
» 21 May 2019: New investment projects, to be implemented in Tashkent, are discussed
» 20 May 2019: 10 agreements worth $150 million signed at Uzbekistan-U.S.-Canada business forum
» 10 May 2019: UNECE to help Uzbekistan in preparation of national action plan for integrated water management
» 9 May 2019: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Uzbekistan
» 9 May 2019: Uzbekistan to start treating jewelry industry seriously
» 8 May 2019: Uzbekistan may cancel import benefits on cement
» 8 May 2019: Uzbekistan to use UK experience in introducing blockchain technology
» 8 May 2019: Samsung, Uzbekistan sign agreement on postal infrastructure modernization
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» 8 May 2019: First oil obtained in Mingbulak field
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» 6 May 2019: Green energy consumers in Uzbekistan to get tax privileges
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» 1 May 2019: United States Geological Survey Signs MOU with Uzbekistan
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