President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the opening ceremony of the new railway line Tashguzar-Baysun-Kumkurgan on 24 August, UzA reported.
Aviation of Ukraine State Aircraft Building Concern and Chkalov Tashkent Aviation Production Association (Uzbekistan) discussed cooperation in the production of An-70 and An-70T airplanes during the MAKS 2007 aerospace show.
More than 30 new jobs were crated at the Uzbek-Russian Mos-Yan-Teks Joint Venture after the installation of new equipment, UzA reported.
Ambassador of China to Uzbekistan Yuy Khunczun held negotiations with Minister of foreign economic relations, investments and trade of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiyev on 23 August in Tashkent, UzA reported.
The Third International Cotton Fair and an International Cotton and Textile Conference titled "The world market for cotton and textile products: current situation and prospects to 2010" will be held on 10-12 September in Tashkent.
Russian PetroAlliance will start the seismic survey works in the Uzbek waters of the Aral Sea in the early September this year.
Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will require 1,060 new airplanes worth about US$70 billion over the next 20 years, according to The Boeing Company’s updated annual forecast for the commercial airplane market. The complete forecast, known as the Boeing Current Market Outlook, is available on the Boeing web.
The Ilyushin inter-state aviation corporation signed a one-billion-dollar contract to supply 98 Il-114 planes to two airlines.
UNDP office in Uzbekistan presented new publication entitled "The Outlook for Development of Renewable Energy in Uzbekistan" on 22 August. The publication is jointly prepared with the Ministry of Economy of Uzbekistan and aimed to provide a comprehensive review of modern energy utilization in the country with opportunities for using renewable energy sources.