On 27 April 2021, a meeting was held with the participation of members of the Eurasia Policy Group on the topic: Smart Connectivity for the Green and Digital Transition
According to preliminary data, the current account deficit of the balance of payments of Uzbekistan in the first quarter of 2021 made up US$2.5 billion. This was reported by the press service of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.
The Center for Economic Research and Reforms (CERR) has developed the Bank Activity Index for 31 commercial banks in Uzbekistan. On the basis of the CERR Index, the rating of banks is updated on a quarterly basis.
Today, the Ministry of Health, together with the Ministry of Finance, the khokimiyat of Syrdarya region, the State Health Insurance Fund and the WHO office in Uzbekistan, organized a press tour for journalists and bloggers to Syrdarya region.
According to preliminary data, in January-March 2021, the total aggregate income of the population of Uzbekistan reached 95.4 trillion soums, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The Central Bank of Uzbekistan is launching a series of educational podcasts in popular audio services.
Earlier it was reported that starting from 1 July 2020, banknotes (paper money) with a nominal value of 200 and 500 soums have lost their validity as legal tender, instead of them coins with a nominal value of 200 and 500 soums were issued.
In accordance with the resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 24 February 2020 “On additional measures for the transition to international financial reporting standards”, joint-stock companies, commercial banks, insurance organizations and legal entities classified to the category of large taxpayers, in the Republic of Uzbekistan, from 1 January 2021, they organize accounting based on international financial reporting standards (IFRS), and from the end of 2021 prepares financial statements based on IFRS, the information service of the Ministry of Finance reports.
On 22 April 2021, Deputy Minister of Finance Odilbek Isakov took part in a webinar organized by the London Stock Exchange Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on the topic “Uzbekistan in Global Capital Markets-Local currency and ESG considerations”.