Uzbekistan’s main non-CIS partners in foreign trade in 2008 were China, trade with which made up 6.8% of Uzbekistan’s total foreign trade; Switzerland 5.7%; South Korea 5.5%; and Iran 3%.
Uzbekistan and South Korea signed 35 investment projects and agreements for US$500 million after the investment conference "Free Industrial Economic Zone In Navoi City: New Investment Opportunities for Korean Partners in Uzbekistan" in Seoul, South Korea, on 5 March 2009.
The Uzbek International Exhibition: Furniture, Production Technologies, Interior and Design MebelExpo-Uzbekistan 2009 will be held in Tashkent on 10-13 March, 2009 at the UzExpoCentre.
The UzBuild - the largest construction exhibition in Uzbekistan - opened in Tashkent on 10 March, 2009 at the UzExpoCentre.
Sasol Ltd. and Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd. are studying a possible gas-to-fuels plant in Uzbekistan that could be bigger than Sasol’s Qatar facility, the largest such plant in the world, Bloomberg reported.
Today UNDP Uzbekistan held a workshop aimed to improve the negotiation skills of the participants of the Annual Innovation Fair presenting their innovation projects.
On 4 March 2009 UNDP Uzbekistan held a Round-table entitled “Strengthening the capacities of the Agency for Transfer of Technology”.
Carlsberg Uzbekistan, brewery of Carlsberg in Uzbekistan, will participate on 28 March on global action “Earth Hour”.
Korean Air, the South Korea’s largest air carrier, has started to expand its international air cargo services in Central Asia and Europe, the air carrier said on 5 March.