IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the government of Switzerland are launching a five-year program to improve the Kyrgyz Republic’s business environment by promoting reforms and helping facilitate private sector growth.
Gross domestic product (GDP) of Uzbekistan made up 36.83 trillion soums or up 9% year-on-year.
Foreign trade turnover of Uzbekistan increased by 21.4% year-on-year in 2008 to US$$19.08 billion, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The investment conference on the Navoi Free Industrial Economic Zone will take place in Seoul, South Korea, on 5 March 2009, Uzbek Ambassador Vitali Fen said in an article at the The Korea Times.
The Tajik government is drawing up the country’s regional power supply schedule, Avesta reported quoting Barq-i Tojik [Tajik Electricity].
Arbitration Development Center under the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan organized on 28 February a seminar on alternative ways of dispute resolution in Uzbekistan through arbitration courts for students of the Academy of State and Social Construction under the President of Uzbekistan.
Trade turnover between Uzbekistan and India made up US$78.2 million in 2008, of which US$11.1 million fell to share of export and US$67.2 million to imports.
A 26-Member delegation from the Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Industry consisting of 22 leading Indian companies arrived in Tashkent on 26 February 2009.