The development of the light industry of Uzbekistan and the support of manufacturers allowed in 2020 to significantly increase the volume of exports of clothing and textiles to Kazakhstan. However, the change in consumer preferences towards the cheaper segment reduced the cost volume of supplies by 7%.
In Jizzakh region, with the support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), it is planned to build a 220 kV Zafarabad substation with a modern digital control system. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Energy.
The growth rate of the number of newly created enterprises in Uzbekistan, compared to the same period of last year, made up 15.1%.
Today, in the area of the Zhibek Zholy checkpoint on the Kazakh-Uzbek border, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin and Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov held talks and took part in the ceremony of laying a capsule at the construction site of the International Center for Trade and Economic Cooperation (ICTEC) "Central Asia". This was reported by the press service of the Government of Kazakhstan.
On 8 April 2021, the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in cooperation with the World Bank, organized a “virtual” round table on the topic “The importance of knowing land use regimes. Prospects for the application of international experience”.
On 8 April, during a video conference with Rosselkhoznadzor, representatives of the State Committee for Veterinary Medicine and Development of Livestock of the Republic of Uzbekistan reported that the rules for the import of imported livestock products have changed in the country.
On 9 April 201, the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan, together with the Khokimiyat of Navoi region, organized a press tour with the participation of the media in Karmana district of Navoi region with a visit to the construction site of a photovoltaic solar station (PVP) with a total capacity of 100 MW.
The topic of a sharp increase in prices for sunflower and cottonseed oil is widely discussed on social networks by the public.
On 10 April 2021, a special system of preferences of the European Union (EU) for sustainable development and good governance (GSP +) comes into force for Uzbekistan, where Uzbekistan was admitted as a beneficiary country under the Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSP).