The year 2007 for the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Uzbekistan has turned into the year of Good Governance Program promotion. The AmCham representative office has organized five seminars and workshops for different groups of business community in Uzbekistan.
International conference "Tourism and environmental (eco-) tourism with a goal of social protection and sustainable development" timed to the World Tourism Day was held in Tashkent. Ecosan international organization for ecology and health organized the event.
Uzbek automaker UzDaewooAuto produced 112,718 cars in January-August, up 28.1% on the year, Prime-Tass reporting quoting Uzbekistan’s State Statistics Committee.
Uzbekistan plans to set up production of large trucks and buses at SamAvto, the Samarkand Automobile Plant, a source at Uzavtoprom told Interfax. The Uzbek government passed a resolution outlining measures to expand the products SamAvto produces, he said.
The representatives of the leading Russian producers of agricultural machinery arrived with a visit in Uzbekistan.
Turkmenistan could hike prices for the gas it supplies to Russia’s OAO Gazprom to US$150 per 1,000 cubic meters from the current US$100 level, Russia’s Kommersant daily reported Thursday quoting Turkmen officials, according to Thompson Financial.
Thanks to reforms of business regulation, more businesses are starting up, finds Doing Business 2008â€”the fifth in an annual report series issued by the World Bank and IFC. Countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union reformed the most in 2006/07â€”along with a large group of emerging markets, including China and India.
Uzbek-Singaporean Business Forum was held at the International Business Centre in Tashkent on 24 September. Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and Singapore Business Federation organized the event.
The Second Power Uzbekistan International Exhibition will open on 25 September in Tashkent. The event will take place at UzExpoCentre, and will be open for the professionals of the energy sector until 27 September.