Uzbekistan’s gross domestic product grew 9.8% in January-September 2007 compared with 7.3% in the same period last year, the government said.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and Vatan Charity Fund held a conference on cooperation between Uzbek and Japanese companies in the sphere of processing and manufacturing of leather products.
CNPC Silk Road, a wholly owned subsidiary of China National Oil & Gas Exploration & Development Corp. (CNODC), a member of the CNPC group, plans to perform 2D seismic work at five investment blocks in Uzbekistan in 2007.
Uzbekistan, the world’s second biggest cotton exporter, gathered 3.6 million tonnes of raw cotton so far this year compared to 3.63 tonnes in the whole of 2006, an Agriculture Ministry official said on Tuesday.
Uzbek and Latvian entrepreneurs held a business forum in Tashkent on 9 October.
Farmers of Uzbekistan gathered more than 3.6 million tonnes of cottonne. This year, the cottonne was cultivated on 1.44 million hectares of lands.
LUKoil Overseas, the operator of LUKoil’s projects abroad, has set up a new company as part of the Kandym-Khausak-Shady-Kungrad project in Uzbekistan, LUKoil Overseas said in a press release.
2D-seismic operations have started in the Uzbekistan sector of the Aral Sea within the framework of implementation of the Aral project PSA.
World Bank and its division International Finance Corporation (IFC) have presented an annual report Doing Business on the problems of business activity regulation and issues of carrying out reforms in the field of entrepreneurship.