For January-October 2020, the volume of foreign currency sold by individuals to banks reached US$3.7 billion, an increase of 25% or US$744 million compared to the same period of last year.
PJSC “MTS-Bank” and LLC NPO “MOBI Money” launched instant transfers without commission to bank cards of the National payment systems of Uzbekistan, as well as a service for replenishing personal accounts of CIS cellular subscribers through the MTS mobile application Bank and the site of the electronic wallet MTS Money. Cashback up to 10% is charged for money transfers and payment for telecommunication services.
The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a training seminar for journalists and bloggers on the topic “New vision and modern approaches to covering reforms in the banking system”.
Ipoteka Bank issued 5-year international bonds worth US$300 million on the London Stock Exchange on 12 November and became a full participant in the international capital market.
On 9-12 November, a regular meeting of the Asian Regional Forum was held in the format of a videoconference, dedicated to the discussion of issues on the management of public debt and foreign exchange reserves in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, with the participation of experts from the International Monetary Fund, the Asian Development Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and international rating agencies, as well as ministries of finance and central banks of the Philippines, Indonesia, Georgia, Thailand, Uzbekistan and other countries in the region.
On 9 November 2020, Ipoteka-Bank announced the issue of 5-year international bonds listed on the London Stock Exchange, which made it possible to become a full-fledged participant in the international capital market.
On 10 November 2020, a plenary session was held at the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan to discuss the second reading of the bill of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Auditing Activities".
Sberbank makes its services available to clients who do not speak Russian. That is why Sberbank operators speak English - for this you need to press the number 9. Moreover, the bank is not limited to two languages. Thus, the bank’s clients, having called the contact center, today can hear a greeting in Uzbek and Tajik.
An agreement was signed between the International Financial Reporting Standards Fund (IFRS), an independent international organization that develops and approves unified standards and the Ministry of Finance.