Thanks to reforms of business regulation, more businesses are starting up, finds Doing Business 2008â€”the fifth in an annual report series issued by the World Bank and IFC. Countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union reformed the most in 2006/07â€”along with a large group of emerging markets, including China and India.
Uzbek-Singaporean Business Forum was held at the International Business Centre in Tashkent on 24 September. Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and Singapore Business Federation organized the event.
The Second Power Uzbekistan International Exhibition will open on 25 September in Tashkent. The event will take place at UzExpoCentre, and will be open for the professionals of the energy sector until 27 September.
A round table entitled “Presentation of results of the survey among participants of foreign economic activity on current system of export-import operations regulation and customs administration in the Republic of Uzbekistan” was held at the conference hall of Grand Orzu Hotel on 21 September 2007.
On 28 October 2007, the Latvian airline airBaltic will start operating its winter timetable, effective until 29 March 2008, offering two new destinations and increased flight frequencies on nine routes.
The participants of the Eighth consultative meeting of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Transport Sector Coordinating Committee, which took place in Manila (the Philippines), discussed draft CAREC Transport Sector Strategy for 2008-2018.
Uzbekistan’s state-owned gas company Uzbekneftegaz and Russian company Stroytransgaz plan to agree a liquefied gas joint venture at the Mubarek Gas Processing Plant in the Kashkadarya region of Uzbekistan before the end of the year, Uzbekneftegaz told Interfax.
Uzbekistan has signed contracts for the export in the 2007-2008 marketing year of 650,000 metric tonnes of cotton fiber from this year’s harvest, the foreign trade ministry announced Thursday.
Uzbek aircraft maker Chkalov Tashkent Aircraft Production Association, or TAPOiCh, will be merged into Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) before the end of 2008, Viktor Livanov, a member of UAC’s management board, said Thursday at a briefing in Ukraine’s Kiev.
Enterprise Management Development workshop will be held on 13-14 October for the managers of leading companies of Uzbekistan in Tashkent. The training will be conducted based on the unique programme of the International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO.