On 25 May, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda inaugurated a 75-kilometer stretch of railway line that connects the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif to the country’s bustling northern border with Uzbekistan.
Perm Oil Machine Engineering Company (POMEC, Russia) will supply pipes for uranium mining to Uzbekistan.
Countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) are seeing initial signs of recovery after being hit hard by the financial crisis in 2009, according to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Regional Economic Outlook published on 25 May.
A roundtable titled “Food security – important factor for sustainable development of Uzbekistan” will be held in Tashkent on 27 May 2010. UNDP and the Government of Uzbekistan organized the event.
Shareholders of Maxam-Chirchiq open joint stock company adopted decision on payment of dividends in 2009. The company distributed 1.562 billion soums of net income.
Kungrad Soda Plant Unitary Enterprise will reach its designed capacity in 2010 within the State programme on localization of ready products, components and materials based on industrial cooperation.
Net income of Uzkimyosanoat (Uzbek Chemical Industry) state joint stock company made up 8.185 billion soums in 2009 against 1.858 billion soums in 2008. The growth rate made up almost 4.4 times.
Over 160,000 people visited pavilion of Uzbekistan at the world exhibition EXPO-2010 within two weeks and it became one of the most popular sites at the exhibition.
On 20 May 2010, the Uzbek Agency for Communication and Information in cooperation with Uzbekistan Pochtasi OJSC hosted an international seminar titled “Development of customs service and its impact to postal services”.