Uzbekistan reduced liquids output to 2.55 million mt (102,845 b/d) in the first six months of the year, 1.8% less than in the same period a year ago, Russia’s Prime-Tass news agency said Monday citing Uzbek national statistics service’ data.
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on 20 July signed a Resolution "On measures to intensify privatization process and activate the attraction of foreign investments in 2007-2010".
Newmont Mining Corp. said on Monday it has resolved all disputes relating to its Uzbekistan joint venture, whose gold and some assets were seized last year by the government.
The Third International Uzbek Cotton Fair and 4th International Cotton and Textile Conference organized by the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the International Cotton Advisory Committee and Cotton Outlook will be held on 10-12 September 2007 in Tashkent.
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways), national air carrier of Uzbekistan, launched the first flight on the route Karshi-Moscow.
State Demonopolisation Committee has been assigned to cooperate closely with the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, khokimiats of regions and Tashkent city in the development of the complex of measures to improve the structure of the small business sector.
Uzbek-Afghan intergovernmental commission for trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation held its session on 18 July in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The delegation of Afghan businessmen was headed by Mir Amin Muhammad Farkhang, Minister of Commerce and Industry.
On 17 July 2007, UzAvtoYul state company announced an international tender. The company invites local and foreign producers and suppliers, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises to a tender for delivery of road-repair equipment for the current repairs and maintenance of motor roads.