On September 25, Uzbekistan – Tatarstan business forum was held at the International business center in Tashkent within the framework of the visit of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation Rustam Minnikhanov to our country.
On September 16, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan business forum was held in Tashkent within the framework of the state visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to our country.
Samarqand Regional council of Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party (UzLiDeP) together with the regional association “Olima [female scientist]” and the regional department of the Commerce and Industry Chamber of Uzbekistan conducted a practical seminar entitled “Topical issues of interrelations among the spheres of education, science and business in the development of innovation technologies”.
The visits of the head of our state in March and April of this year to Kazakhstan, the meeting of the presidents of the two countries within the framework of the SCO summit held in Astana in June, telephone conversations brought the bilateral cooperation to a new level.
The mountainous areas of our country are favorable for the cultivation of walnut, almond, pistachio trees. They yield a rich harvest in Samarkand, Navoi, Kashkadarya, Surkhandarya, Tashkent regions and the Fergana valley.
“Urgut” free economic zone occupying 816 hectares in Urgut, Pastdargom and Nurabad districts has been established in Samarkand region in accordance with the Decree of the President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev “On establishment of “Urgut”, “Gijduvan”, “Kokand” and “Khazarasp” free economic zones” of January 12, 2017.
On September 10, the official closing ceremony of the international specialized exhibition “Astana EXPO – 2017” was held in the capital of Kazakhstan. It was attended by the heads of a number of states and international organizations.
Today, over 180 kinds of fruits and vegetables of Uzbekistan, as well as products obtained on the basis of their processing are exported to more than 80 countries of the world, such as Brazil, China, Cyprus, Indonesia, Japan, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Thailand, USA, Vietnam.
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. DP-5177 of September 2, 2017 “On priority measures of liberalizing foreign exchange policy”, one of the priority directions of the state economic policy in the area of further liberalization of foreign exchange market is the exclusive use of market mechanisms in setting the national currency rate in relation to foreign currency.