In January-March 2021, compared with the corresponding period of 2020, there was a decrease in investment activity, investments in fixed assets fell by 3.5%.
According to the Department of Economics and Planning of Uzbekneftegaz JSC, the average Brent oil price per barrel from 12 April to 16 April was US$63.8, while the minimum indicator was US$62.3, the maximum - US$65.7.
Ruslanbek Mamanov has been appointed director of the department of territorial finance of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
PJSCB Orient Finans issued shares for a total amount of 5.5 billion soums.
Representatives of Uzbekistan took part in a meeting of permanent participants of the IMF and the World Bank Group, which was held online.
On 16 April, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Uzbekistan Yoshinori Fujiyama and Deputy Minister of Finance of Uzbekistan Odilbek Isakov signed exchange notes for US$195 million in order to implement the development policy support program (interest rate US dollar LIBOR + 110 bp, maturity 25 years (of which grace period 7 years)).
The volume of cross-border transfers received in Uzbekistan in January-March 2021 made up US$1.42 billion, an increase compared to the same period of 2020 by US$336 million or 31%. This was reported by the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.
On 13 April, a delegation of the Central Bank headed by Deputy Chairman Abrorhuja Turdaliev took part in the 13th annual round table of representatives of the G-24 group and the Financial Inclusion Alliance at the virtual Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group.