Top Asian oil refiner Sinopec Corp. has decided not to proceed with an energy project in Uzbekistan, an Uzbek government source said.
China’s Shengli Oilfield Dongsheng Group has pulled out from an oil field redevelopment joint venture in Uzbekistan amid high resource development tax in the Central Asian state and inability to sell its equity crude at international market levels, the company said in a statement on Monday.
Uzbek state-owned metals and mining company Almalyk Mining-Metallurgical Complex, or AGMK, has announced a tender to build two mining and processing plants at two Uzbek polymetallic deposits, a spokesman with AGMK said Wednesday.
The Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) plans to establish a common market of gas and oil, Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Masimov told a meeting of the interstate council of the EurAsEC at the level of premiers on Wednesday.
Gross domestic product (GDP) of Uzbekistan increased by 9.1% in January-March 2007, a session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan said on 17 April.
Number of mobile users in Uzbekistan reached 3.4 million users as of 1 April 2007, a session of Cabinet Ministers’ complex on information-communication technologies said.
Indian Minister of State for Commerce, Shri Jairam Ramesh has conveyed to Uzbek Prime Minister Savkit Mirziyayev India’s interest in exploring for gold in gold-rich Uzbekistan.
An investment Uzbek-Indonesian Business Forum entitled "Promoting cooperation in the spheres of trade, tourism and investments" was held on 12 April in Jakarta (Indonesia).