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Imported Power from Uzbekistan Increases to 400MW

11 January 2021
The imported power from Uzbekistan has increased to 400 megawatts from 300 megawatts, the country’s power distributor, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), announced Monday, quelling complaints from Kabul residents who have been faced with an electricity shortage over the last few weeks. DABS said in a statement that the power was reduced due to technical issues in Uzbekistan’s power distribution devices. |read|

Joint US-Uzbek Statement on the Abraham (Ibrahim) Fund

9 January 2021
WASHINGTON – U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and the Republic of Uzbekistan are proud to announce that they are expanding their partnership through Uzbekistan’s support for the Abraham (Ibrahim) Fund. |read|

USAID assists Uzbekistan in joining International Plant Protection Convention

9 January 2021
With US Agency for International Development' (USAID) support, Uzbekistan has joined the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), which sets global pest management standards, Information Officer of US Embassy in Tashkent Susannah Wood told Trend, commenting on the current project being implemented within the framework of the C5+1. Wood noted that C5+1 is a diplomatic platform for addressing common challenges faced by the United States and the five Central Asian states. "Through this platform, the U. |read|

The procedure for organizing and conducting tax audits determined

9 January 2021
The Regulation on the procedure for organizing and conducting tax audits was approved by the Government resolution. In accordance with the Regulation, the tax authorities carry out the following tax audits: cameral tax audit; |read|

Airport in Uzbekistan to buy construction materials via tender

8 January 2021
Tashkent International Airport named after Islam Karimov has announced a tender for the purchase of decorative reinforced concrete curbs 0.3 meters high and 3 meters long. The goods should be delivered to the door of the buyer. |read|

Preserving Bukhara’s Handmade Carpets

8 January 2021
Revitalizing an Ancient Craft Along the Silk Road Bakhtiyor Kenjaev, an owner of a small business from Uzbekistan, refurbished a 16th century caravanserai and established the Bukhara Traditional Carpet Weaving Center during the COVID-19 pandemic – making the most of the tourism downturn to be ready when tourists return. The carpet center is established in a caravanserai – simultaneously revitalizing an ancient trading post as well as an ancient craft of the old Silk Road. |read|

New project to ensure climate resilience in Central Asia

8 January 2021
An online meeting of the local Appraisal Committee of a new joint project of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the UK Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) was held late in December. The new project will be implemented in partnership with the Center for Hydrometeorological Service (Uzhydromet) of Uzbekistan. The new regional initiative “Policy Action for Climate Security in Central Asia” will be implemented in three Central Asian countries — Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan — with the support of the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and in collaboration with the British Embassy in Uzbekistan, UNDP Uzbekistan reported on January 7. |read|

Professional Development Centers Bring Modernity to Afghan Universities

7 January 2021
Story Highlights: Teachers in Kandahar University are adopting modern approaches to teaching and administration as a result of capacity building centers that provide training and a platform for professional collaboration. Kandahar University is one of nine public universities in Afghanistan that has established a Professional Development Center under the Higher Education Development Project to update staff on innovations and new technologies. |read|

DFC, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan Announce Central Asia Investment Partnership to Bolster Investment in the Region

7 January 2021
WASHINGTON – U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler is traveling this week to Central Asia to meet with government officials and highlight investment and development in the region. |read|

World Bank forecasts GDP growth at 4.3% for Uzbekistan in 2021

6 January 2021
The World Bank forecasts GDP growth for Uzbekistan at 4.3% in 2021 and 4.5% in 2022, according to the Global Economic Prospects released in January 2021. |read|

In Afghanistan, Women Entrepreneurs Keep the Dream Alive

6 January 2021
By Zia Ur Rehman For Selsela Nihan, coming home meant a fresh start—and a chance to live her dream. When the 22-year-old returned to her native Afghanistan after living as a refugee for 12 years, she pursued her goal of starting her own business. |read|

Islamic Development Bank to fund reconstruction of sections of Tashkent-Termez highway

5 January 2021
Some $40.7 million will be allocated for the reconstruction of two sections of the M39 Tashkent-Termez highway with a total length of 21 kilometers, Trend reports referring to Norma information and legal portal. According to the resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers, the project to repair sections of the highway for 1,395-1,400 and 1,410-1,426 kilometers will be implemented with the participation of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), whose loan for a period of 20 years will amount to $35. |read|

Special Representative Khalilzad Travels to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Qatar and Turkmenistan

5 January 2021
U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad departed for travel to South and Central Asia as well as the Middle East on January 3. |read|

UzPSB Debt

4 January 2021
Project Description The proposed project with Joint-stock Commercial Bank “Uzpromstroybank” (“UzPSB” or the “Bank”) comprises a senior loan of up to US$75 million with a conversion option into ordinary shares of the Bank, and a trade finance line of up to US$20 million. The Bank is the oldest and second largest in Uzbekistan with a market share of approximately 15% by assets. |read|

EBRD and Hamkorbank help set up new production line in Samarkand

30 December 2020
EBRD and Hamkorbank support Uzbek packaging producer Midas Plastics €2.92 million project under Risk Sharing Facility GEF US$ 204,000 grant through the Bank’s FINTECC to finance sustainable packaging technologies |read|

Airport in Uzbekistan to buy computer equipment via tender

10 December 2020
Andijan International Airport named after Zakhiriddin Muhammad Babur LLC has announced a tender for the purchase of computer equipment. Payment terms: 15 percent prepayment, the remaining 85 percent — immediately after the transfer of goods to the buyer. Payment currency: Uzbek soum |read|

IFC, DAVR-BANK Boost Lending to MSMEs and Women-Owned Businesses in Uzbekistan

10 December 2020
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping DAVR-BANK expand its financing for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and women-owned businesses across Uzbekistan. While these business groups were already constrained from accessing finance, the COVID-19 pandemic made the situation worse. IFC's $5 million investment will provide critical working capital to help them continue their operations and stay afloat during the ongoing public health crisis. |read|

USAID reduces transportation and logistics barriers for Uzbek exporters

10 December 2020
US Agency for International Development (USAID) introduced pallet-ready technologies and market-specific packing materials prior to export shipments in order to reduce the transportation and logistics barriers for Uzbek exporters, who are testing products in new markets, Information Officer of US Embassy in Tashkent Susannah Wood told Trend. According to USAID, Agriculture in Uzbekistan employs 27 percent of the labor force and accounts for nearly 20 percent of Uzbekistan's export earnings and about 17 percent of its GDP. Horticulture has considerable untapped economic potential. |read|

Uzbekistan launches export of paints and varnishes to US

10 December 2020
Uzbekistan started export of paints and varnishes to the US, Russia, and Afghanistan for the first time this year, Trend reports referring to the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan. More than 2,674 tons of paints and varnishes worth $1.3 million US were registered in the customs regime of export in Uzbekistan over the past eleven months of this year. |read|

USAID Supports Visually Impaired Citizens of Uzbekistan

10 December 2020
Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over 2,000 copies of the “Collection of Legal Documents on the Rights of People with Visual Impairments” in Braille to the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan. |read|

Uzbekistan and EBRD expand cooperation by implementing new projects

10 December 2020
On 9 December 2020, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov in the format of a video conference held negotiations with the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Odile Renault-Basso. The head of the EBRD highly appreciated the consistency and intensity of socio-economic reforms in Uzbekistan, as well as the Bank’s commitment to further provide financial, investment and consulting support to the processes of economic transformation in the Republic. During the dialogue, the progress of the implementation of a number of projects in the field of energy, housing and communal services, ecology and the private sector, totaling more than 1 billion euros, was substantively reviewed. |read|

Uzbekistan’s State Asset Management Agency receives ISO antibribery certification

10 December 2020
On December 2-3, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), with support from the U.S. Embassies in Nur-Sultan and Bishkek, convened a regional workshop on air quality monitoring network development. |read|

World Bank Pledged $100M for COVID-19 Vaccine for Afghans: Ghani

10 December 2020
President Ashraf Ghani has said that the World Bank has pledged to provide $100 million to Afghanistan to help the country in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccine for the citizens. “The World Bank and other partners that contributed in the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) in principle pledged to provide us $100 million. |read|

China, Afghanistan, Central Asia to develop trade relations

9 December 2020
On 9 December 2020, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Furkat Sidikov took part in a videoconference on promoting trade relations and interconnectedness in “China – Afghanistan – Central Asian states” format. Deputy heads of the foreign affairs agencies of the People’s Republic of China, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Central Asian countries discussed the current aspects of countering the coronavirus pandemic, further building up trade and economic cooperation, strengthening interconnectedness and jointly combating terrorism. The importance of taking comprehensive measures to unite efforts in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 infection, as well as overcoming its socio-economic consequences, was noted. |read|

ADB President Urges CAREC Countries to Boost Regional Cooperation and Embrace Digitalization to Strengthen COVID-19 Recovery

7 December 2020
More rapid digitalization and leveraging the private sector can support the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, accelerate regional cooperation, drive innovation, and help countries adapt to new and evolving forms of globalization, participants at the 19th Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Ministerial Conference heard today. “As the world emerges from the pandemic, we must revive our regional cooperation efforts with a spirit of open regionalism to enable CAREC to seize the opportunities of renewed globalization,” said ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa in his keynote address. “This means expanding connectivity, rejuvenating trade, and embracing innovation and technology in ways that put the people of the CAREC region at its center. |read|

New CAREC Gender Strategy to Promote Women’s Empowerment

7 December 2020
Ministers and senior officials from the 11 member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program have endorsed a new strategy to promote women’s empowerment by ensuring regional projects address women’s needs and provide equal access to benefits and opportunities. The CAREC Gender Strategy 2030, presented at the 19th CAREC Ministerial Conference held virtually today, was endorsed by ministers and senior officials representing Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the People’s Republic of China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan also attended the meeting. |read|

UNCTAD office to prepare an investment platform of Uzbekistan

6 December 2020
The Permanent Mission of Uzbekistan to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva organized a webinar with representatives of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) as part of the implementation of the Action Plan ("Roadmap") to develop cooperation with the UN and its specialized institutions, Dunyo news agency reported. From the Uzbek side, the webinar was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister Sherzod Asadov, representatives of the Agency for Attracting Foreign Investments under the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade, and the diplomatic mission in Switzerland. During the event, issues related to the preparation by UNCTAD of the "Review of the Investment Policy of Uzbekistan" and "Investment Guide" in our country were substantively discussed. |read|

Solar Power Provides a Lifeline to Afghanistan's Hospitals

6 December 2020
Story Highlights: In Afghanistan's Herat province, medical facilities have done their best to cope with the influx of COVID-19 patients, but power outages have made it challenging to provide adequate treatment. In ten hospitals across the province, solar power now supplies reliable electricity for COVID-19 patients, who require functioning critical medical equipment, such as ventilators. |read|

U.S. Welcomes First Meeting of the Afghanistan High Council for National Reconciliation Leadership Committee

5 December 2020
Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State The United States welcomes the formation and the first Leadership Committee meeting of the Afghanistan High Council for National Reconciliation today. |read|

FAO supports innovation in Uzbekistan’s silk industry

4 December 2020
The silk industry has been identified as one of the priority areas as it has a high potential for job creation and high value-added products, Trend reports referring to the statement of Project Coordinator, FAO representative in Uzbekistan Sherzod Umarov. The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, in cooperation with the Uzbekipaksanoat Association, on December 3-4 organized in Tashkent an International Investment Forum within the framework of the FAO project "Support for Sustainable Sericulture in Uzbekistan". "This project is designed to identify and eliminate the main obstacles to the development of the silk industry, from the design of silk products to marketing. |read|

U.S., Taiwan to push an alternative to China's Belt and Road Initiative

4 December 2020
Taiwan and the United States has decided to move ahead with a plan to finance infrastructure and energy projects in Asia and Latin America as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Al Arabya Post reported. According to Taiwan’s finance minister, this alliance will provide greater transparency to countries seeking funding to develop their infrastructure. “Taiwan and the U. |read|

US supports air quality monitoring in Central Asia

4 December 2020
On December 2-3, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), with support from the U.S. Embassies in Nur-Sultan and Bishkek, convened a regional workshop on air quality monitoring network development. |read|

Talimarjan 2 TPP Power Generation Efficiency Improvements

3 December 2020
Procurement ref: 9611-IFT-50116 Location: Uzbekistan Business sector: Energy efficiency Project number: 50116 Funding source: EBRD and ADB Contract type: Project goods, works and services |read|

Uzbek Finance Minister holds talks with the US envoy

3 December 2020
On 3 December 2020, an online meeting was held between the Minister of Finance of Resbuliki Uzbekistan Timur Ishmetov and the US Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum. At the beginning of the meeting, information was provided on the ongoing measures and reforms in the field of economic development, despite the socio-economic situation in the country in connection with the coronavirus pandemic, as well as a significant reduction in production and a decrease in economic activity associated with the introduction of a number of restrictive measures and quarantine measures. In addition, they discussed the policy pursued by the government of Uzbekistan aimed at overcoming the post-epidemiological crisis. |read|

Ministry of Public Education and USAID Partner to Help Improve Secondary Education in Uzbekistan

3 December 2020
From November 30 to December 4, 2020 more than 80 education professionals participated in a virtual workshop on “Curriculum Development and Review” hosted by the USAID-funded Education for Excellence Program. The workshop fostered a shared understanding and deepening of knowledge and skills on modern curriculum development that are essential to develop, review, pilot and finalize high quality curriculum products, including student standards, textbook scope and sequences, student textbooks and teacher guides. The Ministry of Public Education is committed to an ambitious program of systematic and comprehensive reform of the general secondary education system. |read|

USAID supporting Uzbekistan to integrate renewable energy into regional trade

3 December 2020
US Agency for International Development' (USAID) provides Uzbek energy specialists with global practice tools to facilitate the smooth integration of renewable energy into regional trade in Central Asia, Information Officer of US Embassy in Tashkent Susannah Wood told Trend, commenting on current projects being implemented in Uzbekistan's energy sector. Wood noted that USAID supports regional cooperation on shared energy resources, with a particular focus on increasing access to clean, reliable, and affordable energy throughout the region. "USAID is committed to helping Uzbekistan liberalize the power sector to encourage greater private investment, rebuild a regional Central Asian power market, and generate low-cost energy using a diverse mix of energy resources — particularly wind, solar, hydro, and biomass," she said. |read|

Davr Bank joins EBRD’s Women in Business programme

2 December 2020
EBRD providing financial package of up to US$ 5 million to Davr Bank Support for women-led small enterprises, lending to microbusinesses and SMEs Roll-out of Women in Business programme in Uzbekistan |read|

World Bank to Stop Funds Pending Access to Afghan Banking Data

2 December 2020
The World Bank in a letter to President Ghani on Nov 23 stated that it will stop $200 million aid to Afghanistan “till banking sector data is shared.” “I would like to alert you, however, to two important issues that remain to be resolved and may impact our capacity to disburse the full amount of US$200 million allocated for the Incentive Program. |read|

ADB Approves $100 Million Grant to Support Afghanistan’s COVID-19 Response

2 December 2020
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $100 million grant to help the Government of Afghanistan respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. "ADB reaffirms its full commitment to supporting Afghanistan in its fight against COVID-19 and reducing the adverse impact of the pandemic on the lives of Afghans and the economy,” said ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa. “The assistance will help strengthen the health system, expand social protection for the poor and vulnerable population while ensuring gender mainstreaming, and support macroeconomic stabilization and job creation in Afghanistan. |read|

Afghanistan: Energy Supply Improvement Investment Program (Tranche 7)

2 December 2020
20 out of 34 provinces, including the Shindand District of Herat Province and the Farah District of Farah Province of western Afghanistan, are not connected to the national grid causing the cost of doing business to increase, the environment to deteriorate, and sustainable development indicators to subdue. This, in turn, impedes growth opportunities, generates inequalities, and fuels tensions. The proposed project will extend the national grid into Shindand District of Herat Province and the Farah District of Farah Province with a population of nearly 2. |read|

Regional: Enhancing Financial Management in Central West Asia

2 December 2020
The regional knowledge and support technical assistance (RETA) will build financial management capacity and help boost the quality of financial due diligence and financial management to improve financial sustainability of executing/implementing agencies (EAs/IAs). It will also help to enhance financial management throughout the project cycle in the Central West Asia developing member countries (DMCs) . This will be achieved through enhanced guidance to project teams and, EAs/IAs by developing project financial management manuals (the manuals) and project internal audit and internal control charters (the charters) and strategically placed regional consultants. |read|

USAID assists Uzbekistan in joining International Plant Protection Convention

1 December 2020
With US Agency for International Development' (USAID) support, Uzbekistan has joined the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), which sets global pest management standards, Information Officer of US Embassy in Tashkent Susannah Wood told Trend, commenting on the current project being implemented within the framework of the C5+1. Wood noted that C5+1 is a diplomatic platform for addressing common challenges faced by the United States and the five Central Asian states. "Through this platform, the U. |read|
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» 2 November 2020: Uzbekistan to develop transport, logistics sector for Central Asian countries under UN special program
» 2 November 2020: India provides US$ 1 billion line of credit for priority developmental projects in Central Asia
» 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
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» 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
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» 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
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» 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
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» 3 August 2020: Digital Transformation of Public Procurement - Digitalising Public Procurement in Uzbekistan.
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» 28 July 2020: Uzbekistan begins upgrading its T-64 MBTs
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» 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