In the first quarter of 2021, foreign companies providing electronic services paid 4.3 billion soums to the state budget of Uzbekistan as value added tax (VAT). This was reported by the State Tax Committee.
On 27 April, the JP Morgan Development Finance Institution (JP Morgan DFI) published its 2020 annual report. This report also specifies the first issuance of local currency denominated Eurobonds of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which was issued on 19 November 2020 with "Development Finance Qualification". According to the assessment, it is marked as an international transaction with a "high level" of influence on development.
In April 2021, goods and services in the consumer market of Uzbekistan increased on average by 1.5%, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The collected insurance premiums by insurance companies of Uzbekistan in 2020 amounted to 2.34 trillion. soums. This was reported by the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan.
The Bank of Russia and the Agency for the Development of the Capital Market of the Republic of Uzbekistan on 23 April 2021 signed an Agreement on the procedure for interaction between the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and the Agency for the Development of the Capital Market of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the placement and circulation of securities.
As of 1 April 2021, the total number of recipients of pensions and benefits in Uzbekistan reached 3.9 million people. This was announced by the executive director of the off-budget pension fund Abdulaziz Khaydarov.
On 27 April 2021, a meeting was held with the participation of members of the Eurasia Policy Group on the topic: Smart Connectivity for the Green and Digital Transition
According to preliminary data, the current account deficit of the balance of payments of Uzbekistan in the first quarter of 2021 made up US$2.5 billion. This was reported by the press service of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.
The Center for Economic Research and Reforms (CERR) has developed the Bank Activity Index for 31 commercial banks in Uzbekistan. On the basis of the CERR Index, the rating of banks is updated on a quarterly basis.
Today, the Ministry of Health, together with the Ministry of Finance, the khokimiyat of Syrdarya region, the State Health Insurance Fund and the WHO office in Uzbekistan, organized a press tour for journalists and bloggers to Syrdarya region.