Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic signed on Monday, 24 August 2009, a protocol on introduction of changes to the agreement between two states on mutual encouragement and protection of investments.
Central Bank of Uzbekistan issued license to Asia Alliance Bank private open joint stock commercial bank.
Uzbekistan and Japan signed exchange notes on agreement between two countries on liberalization, encouragement and protection of investments on 25 August 2009.
Chairman of the State Tax Committee of Uzbekistan met Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Singapore to Uzbekistan (with residence in Singapore) Mr Sim Cheok Lim, accompanied by the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore Christopher Gordon.
Committee on budget and economic reforms of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan considered implementation of the State Budget of Uzbekistan in the first half of 2009.
Capital adequacy of the Uzbek banking system made up 23.4%, which exceeds standards of the Basel committee (8%), the Central Bank of Uzbekistan said.
The Executive Vice President of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group, will travel to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Georgia at the end of August.
Uzbekistan created an Interdepartmental Council on cooperation with international financial institutions, organizations (IFIs) and donor countries, realization of large and strategic investment projects under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan.