According to the Government resolution, an investment project worth US$340 million in cement production will be implemented in Kattakurgansk region. Following the project, 600 new jobs will be created.
The eighth meeting of the Uzbek-Swiss Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation was held in Tashkent on 17 May. It was attended by representatives of relevant ministries and departments, as well as more than 25 representatives of Swiss companies and banks.
Azerbaijani company SOCAR will increase oil production in Kashkadarya region.
Uzbekneftegaz, SOCAR (Azerbaijan) and BP (Great Britain) signed a tripartite agreement to assess the exploration potential at three investment blocks in the Ustyurt region using advanced methods and technologies.
TATNEFT will start work on the Pritashkent block. The document was signed within the framework of the 23rd International Exhibition and Conference "Oil and Gas of Uzbekistan - OGU-2019", held in Tashkent.
Government resolution approved the Regulation on the procedure for monitoring the movement of imported goods.
On 17 May 2019, the first Uzbek-US-Canadian business forum was held in Navoi.
A new joint venture created by Uzbekneftegaz and Air Products (USA) will be engaged in the production of industrial gases. The corresponding agreement was signed by companies in Tashkent.
On 17 May 2019, the first international forum “The Role of International Ratings and Indices for Reforms in the Republic of Uzbekistan” was held.
The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Assystem Engineeringand Operation Services S.A.S (France) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 16 May 2019 for mutually beneficial technical cooperation in the field of energy.