In January-September 2010, over 869.3 million tonnes of cargoes were carried by all types of transport, or grew by 11.5% year-on-year. The freight turnover decreased by 2.9% and made up 55.4 billion t-km, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said.
Out of the total volume of investments utilized in the non-production sphere in Uzbekistan in nine months of 2010, about 1.832 trillion soums or 51.9% of their volume were used in housing construction, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The agriculture output of Uzbekistan reached 11.182 trillion soums in January-September 2010 (+7.8% year-on-year), of which 6.319 trillion soums fell to share of output of plant-growing (+9.4%) and 4.863 trillion soums - animal husbandry (6%).
In the process of decentralization and privatization, 76 enterprises and projects (including program and non-program objects) were privatized in nine months of 2010, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
Small businesses of Uzbekistan produced 48.5% of gross domestic product (GDP) in nine months of 2010 compared to 45.1% in January-September 2009, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
A business forum and cooperation exchange between entrepreneurs of Uzbekistan and Hungary will be held in Tashkent on 25 November 2010, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan said.
Total volume of industrial output of Uzbekistan made up 23.925 trillion soums in January-September 2010, which is up 8.3% year-on-year, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The livestock sector of agriculture in Uzbekistan is characterized by the fact that over 90 percent of livestock products are produced in small farms and private households. Further development of the sector depends on development of these smallholders farms.
United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan held a discussion on “Partnership for Rural Development in Uzbekistan”. The participants explored both present –area-based development practices and discussed new joint rural development interventions in Uzbekistan, aimed at strengthening existing and building new partnerships.
Russia remains one of the largest trade partners of Uzbekistan. Share of Russia in trade turnover of Uzbekistan made up about 29.3% in January-September 2010, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.