The Republic of Kyrgyzstan has suggested that while considering the implementation of the promising project on gas supplies from Central Asian to China, which is currently being discussed by Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and China, consideration should be given to the option of constructing a pipeline through the territory of Kyrgyzstan.
On 5 July 2007, a meeting of the Expert Council of the Business Forum for Improving Fiscal Policy of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan dedicated to the subject “Oil and Gas Taxation in Uzbekistan” was held in the conference hall of the Grand Orzu Hotel.
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) launched a new flight from Tashkent to Cairo, Egypt, on 3 July.
Kyrgyzstan National Statistics Committee recorded an increase of 59.6% in the flow of foreign direct investments in the country’s economy in 2006.
The First Vice Premier of the Russian Federation Sergey Ivanov told about the plans to expand cooperation with Uzbekistan in the field of aircraft construction during the meeting in Tashkent on 4 July.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan is organizing a visit of the delegation of Chinese business circles on 6-9 July.
Mohammad Esmail Khan, the minister of water and power, while singing the contract for survey of the Kokcha and Konar dams, has announced that 1,000 MW of electricity will be imported from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan in the near future to overcome electricity problems in Kabul.
The Ilyushin Aviation Complex and the Chkalov Aviation Production Association (Tashkent, Uzbekistan) have signed a contract to construct two Il-76MF planes
The Russian companiesGazprom, LUKOIL, Soyuzneftegaz and Stroigaz cooperate with Uzbekistan, said members of a delegation accompanying Russian First Deputy Prime Minster Sergei Ivanov on his visit to the Central Asian republic.
Uzbekistan is an important economic partner to Poland, its fourth largest trade partner in the CIS after Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, said Deputy Minister of Economy of Poland Elzbieta Wilczynska during the Polish-Uzbek economic seminar recently held in Warsaw, Economic and Commercial Affairs of Polish Embassy in Tashkent said in its release.