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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Uzbekistan

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

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

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

ADB Vice-President Visits Uzbekistan

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

EBRD intends to allocate $300 million to Uzbekistan

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

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

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

LUKOIL launches first phase of Uzbekistan's Kandym GPP

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

EBRD to sign new projects in Uzbekistan

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

WB brings global audit experience to Uzbekistan

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

Atambayev receives FM of Uzbekistan

akipress.com
6 November 2017
President of Uzbekistan Almazbek Atambayev on November 5 received Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, the President's press service said. They discussed development of Kyrgyz-Uzbek relations during the talks. The two underlined the importance of practical implementation of the agreements reached during the mutual state visits of President's of the countries and implementation of the joint projects in tourism, transport and trade-economic spheres. |read|

Turkey, Uzbekistan sign 22 agreements

en.trend.az
26 October 2017
Ankara hosted a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Turkish media reports. The meeting at the level of the presidents of countries took place after a 20-year break. "The meeting at the presidents level took place after a 20-year break, so it is of great importance to us. |read|

Uzbekistan signs contracts worth over $1B for textiles export

www.azernews.az
25 October 2017
Uzbekistan, the world’s sixth-largest cotton producer, aims to further increase incomes to the national economy by exporting this strategic crop. Uzbekistan has signed contracts for the export of finished textile products and semi-finished products for more than $1 billion following the 13th International Uzbek Cotton and Textile Fair. Large contracts were signed with companies from Russia, Turkey, South Korea, Singapore, Moldova and other countries. |read|

EU, Uzbekistan discuss cooperation in cotton, agriculture spheres

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25 October 2017
The EU delegation and Uzbek officials discussed the prospects for cooperation in cotton sphere, as well as the agriculture industry during the 76th plenary meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) held in Tashkent. The EU Delegation was headed by Leonard Mizzi, Head of Rural Development, Food Security and Nutrition Unit. The sides discussed the prospects for cooperation within ICAC and possible cooperation opportunities in agriculture development within EU-Uzbekistan partnership, according to the message of the EU press service. |read|

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan to boost trade ties

www.azernews.az
25 October 2017
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are set to increase economic and trade relations. Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan trade turnover amounted to $554 million while the rate of taxes payments by Uzbek entrepreneurs in Kazakhstan increased by 2 billion tenge in January-September 2017 compared to the same period of the last year. This was stated by the head of the State Revenues Department for regulation of tariffs in the South Kazakhstan region Askar Isakhov, Kazinform reported. |read|

AUCC Statement on US-Uzbekistan Business Forum and Presidential Dinner in New York

www.aucconline.com
16 October 2017
On Wednesday, September 20th, the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce (AUCC) hosted a high-level delegation of Uzbek officials led by President Shavkat M. Mirziyoyev in Park Hyatt Hotel New York in New York City, New York. |read|

Transcript of the Press Conference on Middle East and Central Asia

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14 October 2017
Abstract: Full text is here. SPEAKERS: Jihad Azour, Director, Middle East and Central AsiaDepartment Wafa Amr, Senior Communications Officer, Communications Department |read|

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan reach historic level of mutual understanding

www.azernews.az
13 October 2017
Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, the two Central Asian nations, continued their efforts in bringing the relations to the highest level as Tashkent hosted a meeting of Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev and his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev on October 5. In a short time, due to the will of the two presidents, a historic level of mutual understanding between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan was reached, Mirziyoyev said, the press service of the Kyrgyz President reported. He warmly welcomed the high guest, noting that this state visit is a symbolic continuation of the agreements concluded during the historic state visit to Bishkek. |read|

Uzbekistan supports creation of full-fledged free trade zone in CIS area

www.azernews.az
13 October 2017
Uzbekistan stands for the formation of a full-fledged free trade zone in the CIS area without any exceptions and limitations. This was stated by the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev at a meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State, podrobno. |read|

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan may enter new markets under single brand

www.azernews.az
13 October 2017
Tajikistan offers Uzbekistan to enter new markets under a single joint brand. This would allow the two countries to achieve success in trade and economic cooperation, according to the chairman of the Tajik Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sharif Said, podrobno.uz reported. |read|

IMF keeps its forecast for Uzbekistan's economic growth in 2017-2018

www.azernews.az
12 October 2017
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has kept the forecast for GDP growth in Uzbekistan in 2017 and 2018 at the level of 6 percent annually. This was stated in the fund’s October report ‘World Economic Outlook’. Uzbekistan's inflation will grow from 8 percent in 2016 up to 13 percent in 2017. |read|

Centers of farmers’ complex servicing will appear in Uzbekistan

www.azernews.az
12 October 2017
A network of centers for the integrated service of farms, dehkan farms as well as the owners of household land will be established throughout Uzbekistan in the near future. This decision was recently approved by Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The new centers will be created at the district councils of farms, dekhkan farms and landowners, podrobno. |read|
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» 30 June 2017: Uzbekistan suspends construction of Tashkent-4 passenger terminal
» 30 June 2017: Central Bank to strengthen monitoring of liquidity of commercial banks
» 29 June 2017: Int’l Cotton Advisory Committee to hold meeting in Tashkent
» 28 June 2017: EIB plans to begin providing loans in Uzbekistan
» 24 June 2017: AUCC Welcomes New Corporate Member WHITE64
» 22 June 2017: President of Uzbekistan approves framework agreement with EBRD
» 21 June 2017: Uralmashzavod to supply mining equipment to Uzbekistan
» 21 June 2017: Microsoft delegation holds talks at Ministry of Information and Communications
» 21 June 2017: AUCC welcomes new Corporate Member John Deere
» 19 June 2017: FRDU to acquire shares of Agrobank for US$30 million
» 19 June 2017: Uzbekistan to replace traditional fuels with renewable energy sources in power production
» 16 June 2017: Uzbekistan plans US$2.65 billion for hydropower new development and rehabilitation
» 15 June 2017: New chairman in Uzbekistan’s Uzbekenergo company
» 14 June 2017: Uzbekistan approves deal with French PSA Group on joint car production
» 14 June 2017: Mirziyoyev calls for measures to build Uzbeks’ trust in judicial system
» 8 June 2017: Uzbekistan offers 29 mineral deposits to foreign investors
» 7 June 2017: European Investment Bank plans to enter Uzbekistan market
» 6 June 2017: Uzbekistan senate appoints Nurmuratov new central bank chairman
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» 26 May 2017: Uzbekistan might join TITR
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