Monday, 23, September, 2019

Economy

The President’s draft Additional Measures for Development of Leather, Footwear and Fur Industries and to Stimulate the Manufacture of Import-Substituting and Export-Oriented Products decree has been published for public input.

GM Uzbekistan will launch production of Chevrolet Trailblazer, Chevrolet Equinox and Chevrolet Traverse SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicle) in December 2019, said the head of strategic planning, analytics and development at Uzavtosanoat Rustam Kodirov.

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the new Qatari Ambassador Sheikh Hamad Al Khajri (stationed in Tehran).

The Uzbek Investments Minister Sardor Umurzakov held a working meeting devoted to the preparations for the first meeting of the organizing committee for the Tashkent International Investment Forum which is due in October, which was attended by the chiefs and officials of ministries, departments and organizations.

The Kazakh low-cost airline FlyArystan, a wing of Air Astana, will soon hold talks on entering the Uzbek market, the company’s president Peter Foster said.

Novaport, the largest Russian airport development company will modernize three air ports in Uzbekistan. Today, the Government of Uzbekistan and Novaport Holding signed an agreement on the implementation of modernization and development project for Samarkand, Namangan and Urgench airports.

Uzbekistan Railways has built a new Surkhanobod station in Surkhondaryo province on the border with Turkmenistan to increase the volume of transit traffic and for railcars maintenance and repair, the company said.

GM Uzbekistan resumed R4 and R2 models supplies to Ukraine on May 23. As reported earlıer, the company export cars to Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Also, the assembly of GM cars is set up at the SaryarkaAvtoProm plant in Kostanay, Kazakhstan.

On May 23, 2019, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Israel, Said Rustamov, met with Michal Levy Senior Vice President, Agriculture Innovation, Ministry of Agriculture of Israel.

From this year onwards, food prices in Uzbekistan will be floated, UzA said. Najmiddin Mirabdullaev, the head at a department of the Farms Council said that producers suffer from artificially lower prices.