Aloka Bank allocated 13.3 billion soums to support small and private businesses, which in turn helped create 5,020 new jobs.
Russian Ingosstrakh Insurance Company will acquire several insurance companies in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan by the end of the year , Prime-Tass reported quoting the Director General of Ingosstrakh Alexander Grigoryev.
National Bank of Uzbekistan for Foreign Economic Activity (NBU) plans to attract US$60 million of credit line of State Development Bank of China.
Commercial banks of Uzbekistan are taking measures to further expand non-cash payments, and reduce off-bank circulation of cash.
State budget of Uzbekistan was implemented with 1.9% surplus to gross domestic product (GDP), a publication of Economy Ministry and State Statistic Committee of Uzbekistan said.
Consumer prices index in Uzbekistan slowed down from 3.5% in the first half of 2006 to 2.7% in the same period of 2007, a publication of Economy Ministry and State Statistic Committee of Uzbekistan said.
Uzbekistan utilized 2.631 trillion soums of investments from all sources in the first half of 2007 or 52.2% to annual forecast, a publication of Economy Ministry and State Statistic Committee of Uzbekistan said.
Microcredit Bank will direct 42 billion soums, allocated by Uzbek President Islam Karimov withhis resolution on 12 July 2007, to increase its charter capital.
Hamkor Bank actively cooperates with foreign and international companies and financial institutions. One of them is the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The loans issued by this financial institution help provide assistance to the private sector participants.