On 8 April 2021, Deputy Director of the Center for Economic Research and Reforms (CEIR) Umid Abidkhadjayev took part in the International Discussion Club on the topic “Central Asia: from regional interaction to joint sustainable growth”.
On 12 April, in the format of a video conference, negotiations were held between the Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov with the Minister of Investment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Khalid al-Falih.
On 12 April 2021, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov, via video conferencing, held talks with the Minister of Railways, Trade and Industry of the Republic of India Piyush Goyal.
Fitch Ratings Fitch Ratings has affirmed Uzbekistan’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency (LTFC) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘BB-’ with a Stable Outlook.
In accordance with the "Program for the installation of modern local treatment facilities and modernization of existing at 240 large industrial enterprises belonging to the category of high and medium risk to the environment" approved by the Cabinet of Ministers, 10 enterprises of the Uzbekneftegaz system are included to the list of constructed and reconstructed objects (4 – new construction and 6 – reconstruction).
The development of the light industry of Uzbekistan and the support of manufacturers allowed in 2020 to significantly increase the volume of exports of clothing and textiles to Kazakhstan. However, the change in consumer preferences towards the cheaper segment reduced the cost volume of supplies by 7%.
Kuwait=based airline Jazeera Airways received permission to operate regular flights to Uzbekistan. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Transport of Uzbekistan.
In Jizzakh region, with the support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), it is planned to build a 220 kV Zafarabad substation with a modern digital control system. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Energy.