Kazakhstan has raised its fee for the transit of Turkmen and Uzbek gas to Russia to US$1.4 per 1,000 cubic metres across 100 km from US$1.1, the state gas pipeline company said on Monday.
World ending stocks are projected to decline during 2007/08 by 1.3 million ton to 11.4 million tonnes as a result of the gap between world production and consumption, according to the latest projections from the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC).
Uzbekistan cotton fiber production declined 3.9% in 2007 to 1.125 million tonnes, the State Statistics Department said in a statement.
The third meeting of the Turkmen-Uzbek joint commission for trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation was held in Ashgabat from 31 January to 2 February. It has resulted in signing a bilateral protocol.
Iran’s Customs Governor Hashem Rahbar, who is in Tashkent for an official visit, discussed ways of promoting mutual cooperation with his Uzbek counterpart Sadrkhan Naserev Monday afternoon.
The head of Iran’s Customs Authority has arrived in Tashkent to discuss greater cooperation between Iran-Uzbekistan customs administrations, Press TV of Iran reported.
Lukoil Overseas, Uzbekneftegaz and the Jarkurgan refinery plant have successfully introduced the multi-modal transportation of gas condensate produced in the Khauzak field in Bukhara region of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
A seminar has been held at Sergi Kosgi exhibition center which is currently hosting the national exhibition of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Heads and specialists of the agricultural complex of Turkmenistan, agricultural scientists, teachers and students of the Turkmen agricultural university as well as business representatives of Uzbekistan attended the seminar. Members of the Turkmen-Uzbek joint commission for trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation were also invited to the seminar.
Uzbekistan has restored full gas supplies to neighbouring Tajikistan after Tajikgas repaid a US$7 million debt, a pro-government website press-uz.info reported citing an Uzbek gas company executive.