Retail trade turnover in Uzbekistan grew by 18.4% year-on-year to 6.81 trillion soums in January-September 2007, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said. The committee said over 99.8% of total retail trade turnover fell to share of non-governmental sector.
Bekabadcement plans to launch construction of new capacity on production of clinker on dry technology, local state-run newspaper said.
The share of cotton-fibre in total volume of the Uzbek exports fell from 17.3% in January-September 2006 to 12.4% in the same period of 2007, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said.
Uzbekistan carried out trade with over 149 countries of the world in January-September 2007, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said.
A delegation of Altai region started its three-day working visit to Uzbekistan on 26 November, the official website of Altai region administration said.
Trade turnover between Uzbekistan and France made up 187.5 million euros in January-September 2007, the embassy of France in Uzbekista said on its website.
Number of registered legal entities made up 465,300 as of 1 October 21007, of which 429,000 were operating, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said citing the Uniform State Business Register.
Industrial output of Uzbekistan increased by 11.9% year-on-year in January-September 2007 to 13.16 trillion soums, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said.