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Uzbekistan to purchase equipment for country's agricultural needs

5 January 2018
Uzbekistan will purchase 5,778 units of equipment for agricultural needs of the country in the first half of 2018. Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree “On additional measures to further improve the technical equipment of agriculture” on January 4. The document notes that the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources jointly with Uzagrotehsanoatholding JSC determined the primary need for the supply of modern arable and tilled tractors, combine harvesters, plows, seeders and other agricultural equipment for the spring agrotechnical work in 2018 in the amount of only 5,778 units, including 758 arable tractors, 1,500 tilled tractors, 330 horticultural tractors. |read|

Uzbekistan's president OKs framework deal with EIB

5 January 2018
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has approved a framework agreement signed with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The agreement defines the legal framework for the EIB's activities in Uzbekistan. The Bank will officially be able to support public and private sector projects in such areas as infrastructure, energy and energy efficiency, as well as small business development. |read|

Uzbekistan to apply Kazakh public service development experience

5 January 2018
Uzbekistan intends to adopt Kazakhstan’s experience in developing public services, Kazakhstan’s Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption reported Dec. 22. State Services Department Director Adilbek Mukashev met with representatives of Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Justice, and presented one-stop-shop centres and the e-government system, where the Kazakh side presented its experience in assessing, controlling and publicly monitoring the quality of public services. |read|

AUCC Welcomes Central Asia-Caucasus Institute (CACI) as Newest Member

26 December 2017
The Central Asia-Caucasus Institute is an independent and privately funded research and policy center affiliated with the American Foreign Policy Council. Founded in Washington in 1996 as the first such institution in the United States, CACI today is firmly established as a leading focus of research and policy worldwide, serving a large and diverse community of policymakers, business leaders, scholars and journalists. It is led by S. |read|

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan

19 December 2017
STATEMENTS & RELEASES Readout of President Donald J. Trump's Call with of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan FOREIGN POLICY Issued on: December 19, 2017 |read|

AUCC Welcomes Newest Member SRX Transcontinental

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

Kyrgyz president to visit Uzbekistan

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

Export, import of currency simplified in Uzbekistan

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

Steps to Liberalize Uzbekistan’s Export - Import Regime

8 December 2017
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed two decrees intended to liberalize the country’s export and import regime: the Foreign Trade Decree1 which will become effective 1 December 2017, and the Export-Import Contract Decree,2 which became effective on 10 November 2017 (together, the Decrees). |read|
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» 6 November 2017: WB brings global audit experience to Uzbekistan
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» 25 October 2017: EU, Uzbekistan discuss cooperation in cotton, agriculture spheres
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» 16 October 2017: AUCC Statement on US-Uzbekistan Business Forum and Presidential Dinner in New York
» 14 October 2017: Transcript of the Press Conference on Middle East and Central Asia
» 13 October 2017: Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan reach historic level of mutual understanding
» 13 October 2017: Uzbekistan supports creation of full-fledged free trade zone in CIS area
» 13 October 2017: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan may enter new markets under single brand
» 12 October 2017: IMF keeps its forecast for Uzbekistan's economic growth in 2017-2018
» 12 October 2017: Centers of farmers’ complex servicing will appear in Uzbekistan
» 3 September 2017: President of Uzbekistan signs decree on liberalization of monetary policy
» 30 August 2017: AUCC Welcomes Macro-Advisory Ltd.
» 17 August 2017: AUCC Welcomes Oppenheimer & Co.
» 9 August 2017: UzAgro: A New Brand in Search of Business Opportunities with the US
» 7 August 2017: II International Fruit and Vegetable Fair Press Release
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» 26 July 2017: Uzbekistan says has about $20 bln gold, forex reserves
» 26 July 2017: Update: Register for US-Uzbekistan Business Forum in New York City: 9/20/2017
» 25 July 2017: Uzbekistan plans to frontload fx reform - IMF
» 25 July 2017: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Uzbekistan
» 25 July 2017: Register for US-Uzbekistan Business Forum in New York City: 9/20/2017