Ukraine and Uzbekistan negotiated on boosting up a trade turnover in 2007 up to US$1 billion from US$630 million. This was disclosed at a press conference to sum up the Ukrainian-Uzbek intergovernmental commission’s sitting by the PM’s councilor Andriy Honcharuk.
Agreements, reached at negotiations of 26 April between Ukraine and Uzbekistan will give a fresh impetus to cooperation between the countries, President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov said at the meeting with Prime Minister Victor Yanukovych.
Bilateral trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Russia increased by 57.6% year-on-year to 347.7 million, a customs statistics of Russia said.
Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyayev held negotiations with visiting Ukrainian Prime Minister Victor Yanukovich on Thursday, 26 April.
Regional gross domestic product (GDP) of Ferghana region increased by 4.9% in the first quarter of 2007, a session of deputies’ council of the region said.
Centre for Political Studies of Uzbekistan led by Gulnara Karimova, Russian Strategic Researches Institute and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia at support of RIA Novosti will hold Russian-Uzbek Business Forum in Tashkent on 14-15 May.
Japanese trading house Itochu Corp. said Wednesday it plans to sign an agreement with an Uzbekistan government committee on cooperation in uranium this week.
LUKoil Overseas and Tashkent city administration signed a memorandum of long-term cooperation in economy, humanitarian activity, improvement well-being of population and social development of the city on 25 April.
Karakalpakstan registered 12% growth regional gross domestic product in January-March 2007, a session of deputies’ council of Karakalpakstan said.