On 7 May, a textile conference was held on the theme "New Uzbekistan - new textiles: the beneficiary of GSP + in the EU", dedicated to the development of the domestic textile industry and its further promotion in the EU market under the GSP + system.
According to the State Statistics Committee, in January-March 2021, 26,800 new small enterprises and microfirms (excluding dekhkans and farms) were created in Uzbekistan, which is 15.0% more than the same period of 2020.
The Embassy of Uzbekistan in the Benelux countries organized a presentation at the Brussels Press Club on the topic "Promoting innovative European investments in Uzbekistan as a tool to stimulate economic growth and create new jobs", dedicated to the implementation of the 1.55 GW in the Surkhandarya region.
Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov held a meeting with Charge d’Affaires of the French Republic in the Republic of Uzbekistan Brice Roquefeuil.
On 8 May 2021, the Agreement on cooperation in the field of industry and the establishment of the Council for Industrial Policy of the CIS member states comes into force for the Republic of Uzbekistan.
A delegation of the Korean Rural Development Corporation (KRDC) headed by Deputy Director Mr. Lee Sang Bong visited the Republic of Uzbekistan from 21 April to 6 May 2021. Within the framework of negotiations, which took place at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan, agreements were reached on attracting grant funds from the Korean government in the amount of 4.5 billion Korean won (4 million dollars).
On 28-29 April, within the framework of a joint project of the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the UN Development Program "Promotion of youth employment in Uzbekistan", a ceremony was held to transfer equipment to representatives of small and medium-sized businesses to launch new and expanding existing business projects in Surkhandarya, Kashkadarya region.
In cooperation with the Indian Foundation “The Global Educational & Leadership Foundation”, registration for the national stage of the “Entrepreneurship World Cup-2021” competition is being held in Uzbekistan.
As part of the implementation of the "Program of measures to increase hydrocarbon production for 2017-2021", Uzbekneftegaz jointly with ERIELL Group put into commercial operation 7 new wells in Kashkadarya and Bukhara regions, as well as in the Republic of Karakalpakstan.
As part of the participation of the Uzbek delegation at the regular meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Minister of Agriculture Jamshid Khojayev met separately with the Minister of Environment, Water Resources and Agriculture Abdulrahman al-Fadli, as well as with representatives of one from the largest financial institutions of Saudi Arabia, the Agricultural Development Fund and other Saudi investment companies in the agriculture and food industry, incl. Salik, Savola, Almarai, Al-Rajhi International, Tamimi Group, Herfay, Al Mehbazh, Sabik and Al-Balik.