The Tashkent Chkalov Aircraft Company will join the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) before the end of this year, an official from the Uzbek enterprise said.
Forming conditions for ensuring welfare improvement of the population based on dynamic and inclusive economic growth is one of the main priorities of economic reforms carried out in Uzbekistan. In this line, establishment of special economic zones (SEZ) could be one of instruments of achievement of tasks of economic policy, UNDP Uzbekistan said on its website.
Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov and Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyayev opened the First Russian National Exhibition in Tashkent on 27 November.
First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Sergei Ivanov believes that Russia and Uzbekistan should step up cooperation between the two countries in order to make it more dynamic and efficient, he was quoted as saying opening Russia’s national exhibition in Tashkent.
Samarqand Choy Qadoqlash Fabrikasi (Samarkand Tea Packing Plant) is planning to pack 11,000 tonnes of tea in 2007, UzA reported on 27 November.
Uzbekistan has left the requested volume of natural gas for 2008 intact, though the cost of the natural gas is still uncertain, said Salamat Atikeev, the head of Kyrgyzgas JSC after negotiations with representatives of Uzbekneftgas.
UzDaewoo Auto, Uzbek automaker, produced 143,319 cars in January-October 2007 or up 29.1% year-on-year, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said.
A Russian government delegation headed by the first deputy prime minister, Sergey Ivanov, arrived in Uzbekistan on 27 November, Uzbek Television First Channel reported on the same day.
Analyzing China’s ties with Kazakhstan in oil and gas, expert Yuriy Sigov says China has been efficiently working to encourage Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries to lay pipelines from Central Asia to its border. He suggests other leading players in the Central Asian "energy game" the USA, the European Union and Russia are losing positions to China.