Trade turnover between Uzbekistan and the Republic of Korea rose by 8.2% year-on-year in 2009 to US$1.22 billion. The countries set the most favourable trade regime.
EU-funded INOGATE project "Enhancement of Environmental Protection Measures in the Oil and Gas Industry of the Central Asia" to hold seminar in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping train board members and top managers of Kyrgyz companies and banks on ways to cope in today’s challenging economic environment, helping them mitigate the impact of crises on their businesses and maintain stable development.
Center on improvement of antimonopoly policy under the State Demonopolization Committee prepared Business Activity Index for January 2010 – APIC 50.
BFE Studio und Medien Systeme GmbH (Germany) will supply modern television and radio equipment for new media center of National Television and Radio Company (NTCR).
British American Tobacco Uzbekistan (BAT Uzbekistan) increased cigarette production by 21.9% year-on-year to 12.747 billion in 2009.
Tethys Petroleum Limited said the initial results of testing on the upper zone of the AKD01 oil discovery in Kazakhstan. The upper zone flowed oil at a restricted rate of over 5,400 barrels per day. Combined with the recent testing on the lower zone the AKD01 well has now flowed oil at a combined rate in excess of 6,800 barrels per day.
Uzbekistan has reduced the power production by 0.3% year-on-year to 49.954 billion kilowatt per hour in 2009.