The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is aiming to enhance regional cooperation on vital Central Asian waterways whose management and protection are crucial to the region’s economic growth and social well-being, the bank said in a statement.
Russia’s Vyksa Steel Works Plant (VSW), a part of United Metallurgy Company, started production and supply of large-diameter pipes for construction of Central Asia - China gas pipeline, which will link gas transportation system of China with large gas deposits in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
International conference “Innovation-2008” began its work at the Tashkent State Technical University named Abu Rayhan Beruni.
UzDaewoo Baku-Auto was officially opened in Baku, Azerbaijan, UzAvtoSanoat said at its official website on 23 October. Senior officials of the governments of Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan attended the opening ceremony.
GM Uzbekistan, Uzbek car maker founded on the basis of UzDaewooAuto, increased car output by 8.5% year-on-year to 139,000 cars in January-September 2008, the State Statistics Committee said.
Uzbekistan increased cotton-fiber output by 9.1% year-on-year to 815,070 tonnes in January-September 2008, Prime-Tass reported quoting State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan.
South Korea’s Daewoo International Corp. is planning to start geological survey at two investment blocks in Ustyurt oil and gas regions (northern-western Uzbekistan) with the cost of US$40 million, Prime-Tass reported quoting source in Uzbekneftegaz national holding company.
Kungrad Soda Plant started to export its products starting from the second half of 2008, UzA news agency reported.