On 19 July 2019, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the World Bank delegation led by Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, Cyril Muller.
Uzbekistan plans to introduce the TRADE-IN program, giving customers the opportunity to purchase a new domestic vehicle by transferring to an official dealership organization of their own used vehicle and paying the difference in their cost, from 1 October 2019.
Uzbekistan plans to increase passenger car production up to 350,000 units by 2024.
Uzbekistan will purchase 24 units of electric locomotives (16 freight and 8 cargo-passenger) in China.
The first meeting of the Economic Council on ensuring the implementation of the Road Map of the main directions of the structural reforms of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the period 2019-2021 was held on 18 July in the capital hotel Hyatt Regency Tashkent.
International Energy Reform Forum took place on 18 July. The participants discussed Plans for the implementation of electricity sector reforms, the investment program and private sector participation in the energy sector, as well as support for partners in the development of electricity sector reforms.
With the comprehensive support of domestic exporters from the state and the reforms being carried out, the geography and range of exported fruit and vegetable products is expanding in the country. The well-established relationship between the diplomatic missions of Uzbekistan abroad and local exporters allows you to quickly receive information about trends in foreign markets.
The Antimonopoly Committee and its territorial departments are continuing systematic work on the study of violations committed by natural monopolies. This is reported by the Antimonopoly Committee Information Service.
On 15 July 2019, Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Israel Said Rustamov met with the President of Israel-Asia Chamber of Commerce Matan Vilnai.
On 11 July 2019, Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Malaysia Ravshan Usmanov held negotiations in Sabah state with the CEO of Sabah Energy Corporation Sdn. Bhd. Harun Ismail, during which prospects for implementation of joint investment projects in development of alternative energy sources in Uzbekistan were discussed.