The beer market is one of the fast developing sectors of the national food industry. Beer production is growing at the average annual rate of 13%, and in 2006 exceeded 1.2 million hectoliters.
One of Ukraine’s largest industrial facilities AzovMash (Mariupol, the Donetsk region, East Ukraine) won a tender to supply Uzbekistan with filling trucks, the JSC AzovMash web-site said.
Delegation led by Minister of Energy and Water resources of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Muhammad Ismail-Khan is visiting Uzbekistan. Members of the delegation met with the chairman of "Uzbekenergo" State Joint-Stock Company B.Teshabaev.
State Committee for Managing State Property (SPC) of Uzbekistan has announced a tender for 57.7% stakes in Jizzakh Plastmassa (Jizzakh Plastic Factory) at the starting price of US$3.63 million.
Uzvodenergo (Uzbekistan Water Energy) Specialised Association (a division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management) has launched the construction of Andijan and Ahangaran Small Hydroelectric Power Stations.
The issues concerning product certification and service licensing were at the centre of attention during the seminar held at the State Commttee of Uzbekistan for Demonopolisation, Support of Competition and Entrepreneurship.
Uzbekistan has a great potential in the sphere of tourism. Since the country’s independence upon the initiative of President Islam Karimov large-scale work is being carried out to study the invaluable heritage of great ancestors, preserve the ancient cultural monuments and protect the unique nature of the country.
Public organizations functioning on the territory of Uzbekistan have been joined by a new institution, the Association of Beekeepers of Uzbekistan, UzA reported.