Uzbekistan: development of road transport to be discussed with Kyrgyzstan and China

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China will hold a tripartite meeting on the implementation of the agreement on the international road transport, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported. The meeting will be held in Tashkent on January 24-25. Before the trilateral meeting, a bilateral Uzbek-Kyrgyz and Uzbek-Chinese meetings on international road transport issues will be held. Delegations of…

Uzbekistan: income tax for individuals cut

The average and maximum rates on incomes of individuals have been reduced in Uzbekistan since January 1, while the amount of contribution to individual accumulative pension accounts has been increased, and property tax will be calculated based on the cadastral value of real estate. This is stated in the presidential decree, which approved the main…

Uzbekistan developing rail transport

The plans for the development of rail transport in Uzbekistan include the transportation of foreign trade goods via the Baku-Tbilisi-Akhalkalaki-Kars railway with an opportunity to reach the ports as part of the pilot program. It is planned to participate in the creation of the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey-EU countries transit corridor by determining the volumes of transportation of…

Uzbekistan: Korean holding to construct cement plant

South Korean company Evergreen Holdings plans to build a cement plant in Karakalpakstan. A relevant agreement was signed in Seoul between the representatives of “Uzkurilishmaterialary” and the Korean company. The total cost of the project exceeds $300 million. Evergreen Holdings intends to implement it in several stages based on the demand in Uzbekistan and neighboring…

Uzbekistan: GDP growth rate disclosed

According to the preliminary estimates, Uzbekistan’s GDP totaled 170,74.8 trillion soums and the real growth rate was 105.3% in January-September compared to the same period of 2016, the State Statistics Committee said in a message. According to the message, the growth rate in the main sectors of the economy, such as agriculture, forestry and fishery…

Uzbekistan: aviation agreement with Spain inked

Uzbekistan and Spain have signed agreements on air services and international road transport, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported. The document was signed by Foreign Ministers of Uzbekistan and Spain Abdulaziz Kamilov and Alfonso Dastis in Madrid. The signed documents create a legal basis for the development of bilateral cooperation in the transport and communication sphere…

Uzbekistan to develop beekeeping

Honey, a healthy foodstuff, which improves human nutrition and boosts immunity, has long tradition as a food source in Uzbekistan. Currently, beekeeping continues to develop dynamically in the country. Special attention paid to the development of beekeeping and saturation of the domestic market with affordable and high-quality products had a positive impact on the expansion…

Uzbekistan: new requirements set for local banks

Minimum authorized capital for each newly established commercial bank in Uzbekistan will be 100 billion soums starting from October 1. According to the decree of the country’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev “On measures to further develop and improve stability of Uzbek banking system”, the banks operating in Uzbekistan must bring their authorized capital, if necessary, to…