The Ministry of Justice registered the Resolution of the Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On amendments to some departmental legal documents adopted by the Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan" on 26 January 2021.
Uzbekistan and World Bank are developing Country Cooperation Program for 2022-2026. This and other priorities of cooperation between Uzbekistan and the World Bank were discussed at the meeting of First Deputy Foreign Minister Farkhod Arziev with the head of the World Bank (WB) Office in Uzbekistan, Marco Mantovanelli, at the Foreign Ministry, Dunyo reported.
Today’s development requires the development of new projects and ideas in all areas, especially in the field of information technology. The field of activity, where there is knowledge, aspiration, creation, implementation and efficiency, will flourish, develop and, most importantly, contribute to the development of the country.
Representatives of the International Monetary Fund mission headed by Ron van Ruden began online consultations with representatives of a number of ministries and departments from 25 January 2021 in order to assess the economic and financial development of the country, familiarize themselves with the directions of fiscal and monetary policy. Online consultations are conducted in the context provided for by Article IV of the IMF's Article of Agreements.
S&P Global Ratings lowered its long- and short-term issuer credit ratings on Turkiston Bank to ‘CCC+/C’ from ‘B-/B’. The outlook is negative.
According to preliminary data, in January-December 2020, the total aggregate income of the population of Uzbekistan reached 405.1 trillion soums, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
In January - December 2020, the average monthly nominal accrued wages of employees of enterprises and organizations with the status of legal entities, excluding small businesses and agriculture (hereinafter referred to as average monthly wages) varied from one type of economic activity to another.
On 26 January, Finance Minister Timur Ishmetov met with the head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Uzbekistan Munir Mammadzade, dedicated to strengthening the national social protection system.
Recently, the State Tax Committee has regularly received complaints and harsh objections from business entities in connection with an increase in the monthly payment for warranty service (the so-called subscription fee) of online cash registers (online cash register machines) and virtual cash registers from the beginning of 2021.