On 18 January 2018, delegation of Uzbekistan led by the Deputy Minister of agriculture and water resources Otabek Mustafayev has left for a working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany and the French Republic. The Uzbek delegation composed of heads of several regions, associations of nuts’ producers and exporters, beekeepers will take part in the traditional "Green week 2018" in Berlin.
On January 16, a “round table” with participation of businessmen of Uzbekistan and Turkey was held within the framework of the visit to our country of the delegation led by the CEO and the member of the board of Ziraat Bank (Turkey) Hüseyin Aydin.
Production of roll wrapping paper, cones for yarn, and egg trays from recycled paper has been established in the first days of the Year of supporting active entrepreneurship, innovative ideas and technologies, in Surkhandarya region.
The President of our country forwarded an initiative on creation of entrepreneurship promotion centers in each region for fully supporting entrepreneurs, improving activities on providing them with public services.
Systemic activities on modernization and diversification of the economy are being carried out in our country. In particular, one of its results this year was the liberalization of trade, increasing the country’s export potential.
The President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev during his trip to Surkhandarya region on February 10-11, 2017, got acquainted with the project on organization of production of particleboard from the stems of cotton-plant and reed, in Termez.
At New Year trade fairs in the town of Guliston, every day 2,400 kg of meat, 675 kg of fish, 19 thousand eggs, and 32.5 t of potatoes, carrots, onions, sugar, rice and fresh fruits and other agricultural products are being sold at lower prices.
An international conference on “Reforming the energy system in Uzbekistan, studying and introducing the standards of international financing into practice” was held in Tashkent, at the initiative of “Uzbekenergo” joint-stock company, together with the Asian Development Bank, World Bank experts in the sphere of energy.
The visit of the President of our country to the Republic of Karakalpakstan was fruitful. A number of promising projects aimed at raising the standard of living of the population through the development of economic and agricultural sectors in the Aral Sea region were planned in its course.
On December 13 this year, the regular meeting of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan was held. Deputies considered the drafts State Budget of the Republic of Uzbekistan and budgets of state trust funds, as well as discussed the main areas of the tax and budget policy for 2018.
Within the framework of the official visit of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov to our country, business forum and cooperation exchange were organized between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, at the International Business Center of Tashkent.
This year’s harvest holiday started from early morning in the square at the ancient fortress of Ark in Bukhara. Peasants and farmers, gardeners and those engaged in stock raising, other specialists of the agricultural sector and representatives of the wide public participated in the festive event.
Honey festival and exhibition-fair of honey products is being held at Uzexpocentre, in Tashkent. More than 250 beekeeping entities from all the regions of our country are presenting their products. The regular session of the International Press Club was held within the framework of this event.
In recent years, a favorable investment climate has been created in our country. It continues to improve within the framework of normative-legal acts, adopted by the Head of our state, on strengthening investment cooperation and attracting foreign investment, particularly in mining and geological sector.