Within the frame of the State Privatization Programme, 281 enterprises and projects were privatized in January-June 2007, according to the data of the State Property Committee.
The majority of these objects are located in Tashkent region (20.6%), the city of Tashkent (16.4%), Ferghana region (8.9%), Samarkand region (7.1%) and Surkhandarya region (7.1%).
In the structure of privatized state property the highest share belonged to the objects formerly owned by khokimiats (city authorities) – 31.7%, Ministry of Public Education (14.9%), Ministry of Health (8.2%), Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management (7.5%), Uzbekneftegaz Oil and Gas Holding (5.3%).
In January-June 2007 actual earnings from privatization and denationalisation of projects amounted to 50.8 billion soums. A major portion of them was received for objects in the city of Tashkent (48.1%), Tashkent region (31.5%), Khorezm region (7.0%) and Samarkand region (4.4%).