Consumers in Uzbekistan will benefit from more choice thanks an expansion of the country’s leading food chain Korzinka, which is being supported by the EBRD with the Bank’s first equity investment in the country for a decade. This is a sign of growing investor confidence in the industry and in the country.
According to the results of a survey conducted by the Central Bank among 850 enterprises in the public and private sectors of various sectors of the economy, in the fourth quarter of 2019, production growth was observed:
The Government Resolution approved the Regulation on the procedure for deferring the payment of value added tax for payers of value added tax when importing goods (works, services).
A two-day seminar was held at the State Tax Committee on the results of work in 2019 and the strategic objectives of the State Tax Service of Uzbekistan for 2020 based on the Message from President Shavkat Mirziyoyev Oliy Majlis.
On 7 February, the Ministry of Finance held a meeting between the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance and the Special Representative of the French Foreign Ministry for Economic Diplomacy in Central Asia - Pascal Loro.
On 6 February 2020, the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan, with the participation of commercial banks, discussed the financing of fruit and vegetable clusters in the regions.
Today, the visit of the World Bank technical mission to promote the financial sector of Uzbekistan ended.
On 6 February 2020, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, Dilyor Khakimov, spoke at the Hague Newsport Press Club on the upcoming first Tashkent International Investment Forum (TIFF), which will be held on 5–6 March.
The upcoming Tashkent Investment Forum is expected to bring together about 60 officials from Egypt, Jordan, Algeria and Morocco, heads of chambers of commerce and industry, Federation of Industrialists, Egyptian Association of Entrepreneurs, Associations of Pharmaceutical and Textile Manufacturers, Afroeximbank , Cairo Bank, Commerzbank, as well as the heads of companies in Egypt, Sudan and Jordan, Dunyo reported.
In 2019, commercial banks allocated 67,261 mortgage loans to individuals in the amount of 7.9 trillion soums (an increase compared to 2018 made up 66.6 percent or 3.2 trillion soums), the Central Bank press service reports.