Uzbekistan expects that the gross domestic product (GDP) and industrial output will grow by 8.3% and agriculture output rose by - 5% in 2010.
Currently small businesses produce about 50% of gross domestic product (GDP) compared to 30% in 2000.
Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan held a session on 29 January 2010 to sum up social-economic development of Uzbekistan in 2009. Uzbek President Islam Karimov participated at the meeting.
Navoi Mining and Metallurgy Combine (NGMK) plans to invest US$229.7 million to modernization and construction of capacities in 2010.
Automobiles of Uz-Daewoo entered to Top-10 the most sold foreign cars, realized in Russia, GM Uzbekistan’s official distributor said.
Uzbekneftegaz national holding company will implement a project on increasing production of liquefied gas at Shurtanneftegaz unitary subsidiary enterprise with the cost of US$97.5 million, Prime-Tass reported quoting Uzbekneftegaz.
Current account balance surplus of Uzbekistan reached US$2.3 billion in 2009, the Uzbek President Islam Karimov stated on Wednesday, 27 January 2010.
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways), national airline of Uzbekistan, carried out 24,108 flights in 2009, including 10,688 flights in internal market.
An OSCE-supported workshop on improving transparency and encouraging co-operation among the government, civil society and the industrial sector to promote sustainable development opened today in Karaganda.