On 16 April, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Uzbekistan Yoshinori Fujiyama and Deputy Minister of Finance of Uzbekistan Odilbek Isakov signed exchange notes for US$195 million in order to implement the development policy support program (interest rate US dollar LIBOR + 110 bp, maturity 25 years (of which grace period 7 years)).
The volume of cross-border transfers received in Uzbekistan in January-March 2021 made up US$1.42 billion, an increase compared to the same period of 2020 by US$336 million or 31%. This was reported by the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.
On 13 April, a delegation of the Central Bank headed by Deputy Chairman Abrorhuja Turdaliev took part in the 13th annual round table of representatives of the G-24 group and the Financial Inclusion Alliance at the virtual Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group.
On 14 April 2021, the Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov met with Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexey Overchuk in Tashkent.
On 14 April, within the framework of the signed interdepartmental agreements, the Ministry of Finance hosted a meeting of Deputy Minister of Finance Dilshod Sultanov with a delegation of the Government of the Russian Federation.
On 14 April, two inter-agency agreements have been signed between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation in Tashkent.
The volume of net gold and foreign exchange reserves of Uzbekistan as of 1 April 2021 exceeded US$32.67 billion, according to data from the Central Bank.
Uzpromstroybank, under the guarantee of the government, has financed 429 projects in the fruit and vegetable and livestock sectors with a total value of US$390.25 million.
Payment systems HUMO and UZCARD signed a memorandum of cooperation. The document envisages the implementation of joint projects that contribute to the improvement of cashless payments in Uzbekistan. The first project under the signed memorandum will be the phased integration of the companies' infrastructures.