Heads of customs services of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) gathered in Kazan, Russia, on Thursday to discuss the sector’s vital problems and exchange experience.
Uzavtosanoat joint stock company (Uzbek Auto Industry) plans to create six new joint ventures on production of spare parts and components in Ferghana and Navoi region.
United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk hosted on 8 October an economic and trade ministers from six countries for the fifth meeting of the United States-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Council.
Uzbekistan Permanent Representative to the UN Murad Askarov states at the UN General Assembly’s the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) that the crisis brought to crush of large global financial and industrial giants and shifted centers of industrial, innovative and infrastructure development to the Asian countries.
Eleventh International exhibitions O’ZBEKinPRINT and O’ZUPACK, as well as O`ZREKLAMA, started at UzExpoCenter in Tashkent on 7 October.
Uzbekistan Infrastructure-2009, exhibition projects uniting four exhibitions, opened at Tashkent’s Uzexpocenter on 7 October. The project unites such exhibitions as Power Uzbekistan, CAIPS, TransUzbekistan and UzComak.
Uztransgaz [Uzbek gas transportation] joint-stock company has demanded a ten-day advance payment from the Tojiktransgaz [Tajik gas transportation] open joint-stock company for gas supplies to Tajikistan, the managing director of the Tajik gas distributor, Saidmahmad Sharofiddinov, has told Asia-Plus.
Officials of Uzbekistan and Russia aviation administration held consultations in Tashkent to discuss further expansion of bilateral cooperation in air transportation.
On 8 October 2009, US Trade Representative (USTR) Ron Kirk will host the fourth annual Trade and Investment Framework (TIFA) Council meeting in Washington, D.C. with his counterparts from five Central Asian countries - Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. Afghanistan will participate as an observer.