Uzbekistan used foreign investments and loans for $1.8 billion in the first half of 2016, up by 17.2% YoY, a publication of the Ministry of Economy and the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
About 23% of total sum of used investments in the first half of 2016 were foreign investments and loans, the publication said. The volume of foreign direct investments made up $1.2 billion. The volume of used resources by the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan, directed to financing large investment projects in strategic industries of economy, rose by 6.9% and reached $240 million. (UzDaily/Business World Magazine)