On 25 January 2021, with the assistance of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a ceremony of signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the Agency for the Development of the Capital Market of the Republic of Uzbekistan and DirectFN Ltd. (Saudi Arabia).
On 14 December 2020, Atabek Nazirov, Director of the Capital Market Development Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan (CMDA), held a familiarization meeting with representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Uzbekistan.
In January-November 2020, over 663,300 transactions worth 3.7 trillion soums were concluded on a special information portal for public procurement www.xarid.uz.
For the first time in Ukraine, in the city of Kiev, a foreign trading platform of the Uzbek Republican Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange (UZEX) has opened. The founder of the new foreign trading floor of the exchange was the Ukrainian company OO "TRADE-BB".
Following the results of trading at the Republican Stock Exchange "Toshkent" for 10 months of 2020, 30,489 transactions with securities of 96 companies were recorded for 421.1 billion soums.
On 4 November 2020, a video conference at the Uzbekistan Commodity Exchange (UZEX) was held with members of the National Association of Sugar, Oil, Grain and Flour Producers of Ukraine with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the Embassy of Ukraine in Uzbekistan and the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Ukraine.
A new record was recorded in the last trading week for the volume of cement put up for exchange sale per day, which amounted to 47,623 tonnes.
The Agency for Development of the Capital Market of the Republic of Uzbekistan continues to develop an initiative to introduce Sukuk securities as an alternative tool to attract investment.
According to the published report of the State Unitary Enterprise “Central Securities Depository”, as of 1 October, the state’s share in the authorized capital of 258 JSCs is 127.56 trillion soums at nominal value. At the same time, the Central Securities Depository itself takes into account state shares in 243 JSCs.