On 17-18 September, the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) was held in the format of a videoconference, within the framework of which a High-Level Session of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) dedicated to regional cooperation was also held during a pandemic and determining further steps to eliminate its economic consequences.
On 17 September 2020, during the visit of the delegation of the Russian Federation headed by the chairman of the State Development Corporation "VEB.RF" Igor Shuvalov, an agreement was signed between the National Bank of Uzbekistan (NBU) and VEB.RF to connect the National Bank to the system for the transmission of financial messages (SPFS) of the Bank of Russia.
In accordance with the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 15 September 2020, Taparov Kurbanmurat Kholmuratovich was appointed Deputy Minister of Finance.
On 12-13 September 2020, a two-day training seminar was held in the Tashkent region on concluding intergovernmental investment agreements for employees of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the participation of national and foreign experts.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Uzbekistan as well as domestic companies active in international trade will have additional funds available for their operations, thanks to a new financing programme offered by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to Bank Ipak Yuli, the country’s major privately owned lender.
The Resolution of the Board of the Central Bank amended the Regulation "On non-cash payments in the Republic of Uzbekistan".
The state debt of Uzbekistan, attracted under state guarantees in foreign and domestic markets, as of 1 July 2020 made up US$19.4 billion or 34 percent of GDP. This was reported by the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan.
On 10 September 2020, an online meeting with representatives of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York took place at the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.
The Central Bank of Uzbekistan does not plan to merge the Uzcard and Humo payment systems. The head of the Central Bank Mamarizo Nurmuratov announced this today.