Uzbekistan: Tashkent hosts Uzbek-American business forum

The American-Uzbek Chamber of Commerce held its regular meeting. Representatives of some 30 major US companies, including General Motors, General Electric, Caterpillar discussed the current state and priority directions of economic and investment cooperation, aimed at further strengthening mutually beneficial business relations between Uzbekistan and the United States. The Uzbek side at the meeting was…

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Ukraine: introduction of reference pricing of medicines postponed

Reference pricing will be introduced in Ukraine from April 1, along with the introduction of the medicine reimbursement program. The decision was made at a government meeting. “After analyzing the preparatory work to introduce regulation, holding consultations with manufacturers and market players, it was determined the proper execution of the regulation required a longer transitive…

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Ukraine: Energy Ministry asking IFIs to support corporate management reform at Ukrenergo

Ukraine’s Energy and Coal Industry Ministry has asked international financial institutions (IFIs) to help reform corporate management at national energy company Ukrenergo, the ministry has reported on its website. “Minister Ihor Nasalyk asked leading IFIs (EBRD, EIB, World Bank) to support changes in the Ukrainian systemic operator Ukrenergo in line with common international standards,” the…

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