The volume of money transfer from Russia to Uzbekistan made up US$2.052 billion in 2009, the Central Bank of Russia said.
Total volume of used investments into fixed capital in Uzbekistan comprised 12.531 trillion soums, or grew by 24.8% year-on-year.
Ipoteka Bank open joint stock mortgage commercial bank registered the fifth emission of shares for total sum of 15.293 billion soums, the bank said in a statement.
Fitch Ratings has today affirmed Kazakhstan-based Bank CenterCredit’s (BCC) ratings, including its Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘B’ with a Stable Outlook. A full rating breakdown is provided at the end of this comment.
LIDER, an international money transfer system, and Trustbank private open joint-stock exchange bank began to realize a joint project on development of service points of LIDER system at the branches of Trustbank across Uzbekistan.
Ipoteka Bank joint stock commercial mortgage bank is continuing to trade new saving certificated among individuals, the bank said.
Uzpromstroybank (Uzbek Industrial and Construction Bank) is holding action, participants of which can win trip to FIFA World Cup 2010.
The EBRD is supporting the Kazakhstan government’s economic diversification programme. The EBRD aims to invest up to around US$1 billion in projects to be identified in collaboration with the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Kazakh National Wealth Fund “Samruk-Kazyna”. A Memorandum of Understanding to this effect was signed today in Astana between the three parties.