About 29,400 enterprises created in Uzbekistan
State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said that at the same time, the number of enterprises and organizations that ceased their activities, compared to the same period last year, decreased by 27.5% and reached 8,600 units.
As a result, the number of operating enterprises and or-ganizations has increased by 20.7 thousand units since the beginning of the year. (7.3%) and amounted to 306.2 thou-sand units.
The greatest specific weight operating enterprises and organizations in Tashkent city (21.2%), Tashkent (9.6%), Ferghana (8.9%) and Andijan (8.6%) regions.
Share of operating enterprises in the total number of registered enterprises and organizations was 95.3%, respectively share of inactive in the total number of enterprises and organizations made up 4.7%, which is 0.2 percentage points less than compared with the beginning of the re-porting year.
From the total number of operating enterprises and organizations, the share of enterprises and organizations in the sphere of trade was 22.0%, industry - 17.2%, construction - 8.8%, agriculture, forestry and fisheries - 7.5%, accommodation and food services - 6.0%, transportation and storage - 4.1%, information and communications - 2.2%, health care and social services - 2.1% of other spheres of economic activity - 30.1%.
In January-June 2018 in the Republic of Uzbekistan, the number of newly created enterprises and organizations amounted to 29,385 units, which 17.5% more than the same period last year. The largest part of the total number of newly created enterprises and organizations fell to share of Tashkent city (6391 units), Tashkent (2879 units), Ferghana (2376 units) and Samarkand (2403 units) regions. The smallest falls on Syrdarya (798 units), Khorezm (1110 units) and Navoi (1155 units) area.
If we consider the number of newly created enterprises and organizations by type of economic activity, the bulk falls on the sphere of trade (6026 units), industry (5753 units), agriculture, forestry and fisheries (3230 units) and construction (3348 units).
The lowest number was observed in the healthcare and social services (663 units), information and communication (669 units), as well as in transportation and storage (1015 units).
Number of operating commercial enterprises and organizations as of 1 July 2018 was 249,700 units, among them 71,600 units - private enterprises, 13,600 units - family enterprises, 157,100 units - limited liability companies, 0.6 thousand units - joint-stock companies and 6,800 units - other enterprises.