Small businesses in Uzbekistan produced 43.1% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in January-September 2007, the Uzbek State Statistic Committee said. It added that the small business sector manufactured 39% in the same period of 2006.
Uzbekenergo (Uzbek Energy) state joint stock company, the state-owned energy supplier, is planning to attract US$300 million to realization of four projects in sphere of production of electricity and energy infrastructure, the chairman of the company Batir Teshabaev said at the opening of the Power Uzbekistan 2007 exhibition.
A gas pipeline supplying Russia with natural gas from Central Asia will be modernized to pump 230 million cubic meters per day, the president of Turkmenistan said on Thursday.
Russian and Uzbekistan may sign an agreement on integrating the Chkalov Tashkent Aviation Production Association into the Associated Aviation Construction Corp. (AACC) on 28-29 November, Russian Kommersant newspaper reported on 22 November.
Uzbek automaker UzDaewooAuto plans to launch serial production of Lacetti cars at a cost of US$47.7 million sometime in October-December 2008, a spokesperson for the plant’s owner, Uzavtoprom, told Prime-Tass Wednesday.
State-owned Uzavtoprom, enterprise which unites companies of car industry of Uzbekistan, will invest US$48 million to production of Chevrolet Lacetti at the UzDaewoo Auto, the resolution of the Uzbek government said.
Analysts at Seymour Pierce downgrade Oxus Gold Plc from "buy" to "hold."
An international conference entitled "Central Asia is a transcontinental transport bridge: potential and prospects for development" has been held in Tashkent. Uzbek Television Second Channel Yoshlar on 20 November reported about the issues discussed and results achieved at the conference.
A draft agreement on temporary labour activities of citizens of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) member states was approved today at the session of the council on social policy under the EurAsEC Integration Committee. It guarantees social protection for migrants, Tajik news agency Asia-Plus website reported.