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May 2017

Uzbekistan's First Ice Complex To Be Built In Tashkent

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 22:48

The company “Heerim Architects” (South Korea) will develop a project for the construction of a multi-functional ice complex “Humo Arena” in Tashkent. According to the plans, this sports facility will become the first such complex in Uzbekistan. It will be put into operation as early as 2018. “Enter Engineering Pte. Ltd” (Singapore) will carry out the construction works. The customer is the company “Wind Rose” from Uzbekistan. The project will be financed at the expense of its own funds.


Several Small Industrial Zones To Be Created In Tashkent

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 21:39

In the near future, small specialized industrial zones will be created in all districts of Tashkent. According to the relevant decree of the President of Uzbekistan, the land plots and production areas for the formation of such zones will be provided on a long-term lease for a period of 10 years. It will be possible to extend this period for another 10 years, if the companies fulfill their agreements on implementation of projects, and timely pay all the taxes and other mandatory payments.


Uzbek Enterprises Allowed To Export Agricultural Products Independently

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 21:19

Starting from June 1, 2017, economic entities of Uzbekistan will be allowed to export goods of their own production without prepayment, excluding fresh fruit and vegetable products, melons, grapes, and raw materials. This is stated in the text of the presidential decree dated May 27, the purpose of which is to expand the export potential of a number of sectors of the economy and territories of the republic.


Uzbekistan Introduces New Procedure Of Payment For Electricity And Gas

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 18:13

Starting from July 1, 2017, Uzbekistan will introduce a new procedure of payment for the consumption of natural gas and electricity. According to local media, this will be done in accordance with the new decree of the republic's president. From now on, individual consumers of these services will have to pay in full for natural gas and electric energy consumed during the previous 30 days before the 10th day of each month. In cases of debt, individuals will inevitably be disconnected from gas distribution and electricity networks.


GM Uzbekistan Temporarily Suspends Sales Of Vehicles

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 17:03

The automobile concern “GM Uzbekistan” has temporarily suspended the conclusion of new contracts providing for the acquisition and delivery of cars to customers. According to the press service of the concern, this measure is explained by the fact that the procedure for inventory of vehicle balances is carried out during the period May 29-31, 2017. “After the completion of the inventory process, the delivery of cars will be performed at the prices indicated in the concluded contracts,” the press release reads.


Unique Refrigerating Chambers To Be Built In Tashkent Province

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 00:46

In the territory of Yukorichirchik District (Tashkent Province, Uzbekistan), there will be built and put into operation modern refrigerating chambers with a total storage capacity of 1,000 tons. These low-temperature chambers will use modern storage technologies. They will be built in the territory of the enterprise “Agroinnovatsiya,” which is owned by the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic. Their purpose is to provide the opportunity for long-term storage of agricultural products to business entities, farmers and dehkan farms in Tashkent Province.

Project Of The Tashkent High-Speed Transport Ring Approved In Uzbekistan

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 00:19

In Uzbekistan, there have been approved the main parameters of the project for construction of a high-speed double-track electrified ring railway around Tashkent. Local publications reported this news referring to the relevant presidential decree of Shavkat Mirziyoyev. According to the document, the total cost of the project is approximately $320 million. It will be implemented in several stages in the period 2017-2021.


Turkmenistan To Recognize Diplomas Of Other Countries

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 23:50

Turkmenistan is set to begin to recognize the documents on secondary vocational and higher education issued by foreign educational institutions. As reported by a number of local media, the procedure for recognizing such documents was approved by Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's presidential decree. In accordance with this document, the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan is required to ensure the recognition of such documents in the prescribed manner.


Uzbekistan And The EBRD Work On Joint Projects Worth $1.5 Billion

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 23:25

Currently, Uzbekistan and the EBRD (the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) are working on the development of a number of joint projects. Their total cost will be about one and a half billion dollars. Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov reported the news on May 27, while delivering a speech in the upper house of the Uzbek parliament.

Uzbekistan Concludes Agreements Worth $44 Billion

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 19:49

To date, within the framework of implementation of the development strategy of Uzbekistan for the period 2017-2021, the authorities of the republic have concluded a number of agreements and contracts totaling about $44 billion. Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov reported this information on May 27, while delivering his report to the deputies of the upper house (the Senate).