The National press center of Uzbekistan held a press conference devoted to the results of social-economic activity of JSC Uzbekiston Temir Yullari in 2016 and the development plans for 2017. The event brought together the representatives of governing joint-stock companies, organizations and enterprises of the industry, heads of relevant departments and media representatives.
In the reporting period, Uzbekiston Temir Yullari has fulfilled all its main tasks in the railway sector. In particular, in 2016 the railway stations carried 68 million tons of cargo. The expected results were achieved also in passenger traffic, which made up 104.4%. Some 21.1 million people have arrived to their destinations.
The company paid particular attention to export of services, which in the reporting period were provided for a total amount of $369 million.
Industrial enterprises of the company produced goods at comparable prices for the sum of 422.5 billion soums.
In order to ensure employment of the population of the country and job creation, Uzbekiston Temir Yullari created 2277 new jobs. To date, the number of railway workers across the whole company is approximately 70 thousand. (UzReport/Business World Magazine)