Uzbekistan sold some 305 state assets valued at 116 billion soums and $1.1 million to private sector in the first half of 2016.
The investors also undertook obligation to invest 267.5 billion and $150,000, as well as create over 5,600 new jobs, State Competition Committee said.
During the reporting period, investment obligations on 42 agreements on sale of state assets worth $0.2 million and 31.3 billion soums were implemented fully. This helped create 1,400 new jobs.
Currently, some 529 state assets are put for public trades, including 59 on zero redemption price. Prices for 313 objects were reduced. (UzDaily/Business World Magazine)