New regulations that restrict the sale of alcohol in Uzbekistan took effect from 1 May. Under the new regulations, alcoholic products can only be sold by those who have a special license from a local administrative department.
A delegation representing the Business Women’s Association and contractors in the city of Tashkent, Uzbekistan is currently on a visit to Jordan, hosted by the Jordanian Business Women Forum, to explore business environment in the country.
Itochu Corp. of Japan acquired 8% stake in SamAuto, Uzbek producer of small buses and lorries, Uzbek TV reported this week.
The opening of a three-day specialized sport industry exhibition "Sport World 2007" was held on 3 May at the exhibition hall of the Intercontinental Tashkent Hotel. The event was organised with the official support of the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Uzbekistan.
The net profit of Coscom, Uzbekistan’s third largest mobile operator, fell 5.6% on the year to 1.588 billion soms in 2006, the company said Thursday.
The first loads of fresh vegetables from Uzbekistan have arrived in the city of Karaganda, Kazakhstan, which was possible due to agreements reached between the administration of the Karaganda region and Uzbek suppliers.
The foundations of five railroad bridges have been laid on Tashguzar-Baisun-Kumkurgan railroad, a report by Uzbekistan Today state-run newspaper said.
Paris, the capital city of France, has hosted an exhibition on "Treasury of Uzbekistan is handicraft and tourism". It was organized by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry and "Sen yolgiz emassan" Charity Fund of Uzbekistan.
On 1 May, the UzDaewooAuto joint-stock company and the General Motors-Daewoo Auto and Technology (GMDAT) signed an accord on the development of the UzDaewooAuto company in Asaka, in eastern Andijon Region, and on producing spare parts locally.