Bilateral trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Russia increased by 57.6% year-on-year to 347.7 million, a customs statistics of Russia said.
Regional gross domestic product (GDP) of Ferghana region increased by 4.9% in the first quarter of 2007, a session of deputies’ council of the region said.
Centre for Political Studies of Uzbekistan led by Gulnara Karimova, Russian Strategic Researches Institute and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia at support of RIA Novosti will hold Russian-Uzbek Business Forum in Tashkent on 14-15 May.
Japanese trading house Itochu Corp. said Wednesday it plans to sign an agreement with an Uzbekistan government committee on cooperation in uranium this week.
LUKoil Overseas and Tashkent city administration signed a memorandum of long-term cooperation in economy, humanitarian activity, improvement well-being of population and social development of the city on 25 April.
Karakalpakstan registered 12% growth regional gross domestic product in January-March 2007, a session of deputies’ council of Karakalpakstan said.
Uzbekistan plans to produce 10,000 tonnes of fish in 2007 against 7,200 tonnes in 2006, UzA reported.
Yatro-invest, an Uzbek-Russian joint venture, opened in Samarkand, UzA reported. The report said it is specializing on production of roofing slates.