Joint-stock commercial bank Microcreditbank attracted a credit line of 50 million euros through a hybrid deal with Barclays Bank PLC and Bank of New York Mellon. This was reported by the bank's press service.
More than 3 trillion soums will be allocated from district and city budgets for new season of “Initiative Budget”. The maximum cost of projects in 2024 is 1,360 million soums, the Ministry of Economy and Finance reported.
The World Health Organization has adopted new recommendations for the management of childbirth. Uzbekistan, taking full account of these new data, has developed a national clinical protocol.
The Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a new strategy for Uzbekistan, setting out the Bank’s priorities in the country until 2029.
In 2023 Uzbekistan remained the leading recipient of the EBRD funding in the region for the fourth year running by attracting over €700 million (US$ 760 million). The EBRD financed 27 projects in sectors ranging from renewable energy to sustainable infrastructure. 69 per cent of them were in the private sector and nearly 70 per cent of these investments were green.
At the meeting on 25 January 2024, the Board of the Central Bank decided to keep the policy rate unchanged at 14 percent per annum.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of China Wu Fulin, in Beijing.
The Center for Economic Research and Reforms (CERR) calculated the "Bank Activity Index" for the 4Q 2023, on the basis of which the rating of banks was updated. The index is calculated for 28 commercial banks grouped into two groups: large (17) and small (11) banks.
As part of the business program of the state visit to the People’s Republic of China, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the headquarters of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, where he held talks with the President of the bank, Jin Liqun.