By decision from 20 July 2019, the Board of the Central Bank kept the refinancing rate unchanged at 16% per annum.
First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Sodik Safoyev held talks with the Vice President of the World Bank Group Ceyla Pazarbasioglu with participation of leading experts of the International Finance Corporation.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Minister of Finance Jamshid Kuchkarov held a meeting with the World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, Cyril Muller, who is in Uzbekistan on an official visit.
On 17 July 2019, a delegation of Uzbekistan met with representatives of the U.S. Department of the Treasury led by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Technical Assistance Policy Larry McDonald.
On 17 July 2019, the World Bank’s Chief Suspension and Debarment Officer (the “SDO”) imposed a three-year debarment with conditional release on OOO Fides Solutions (“Fides Solutions”) and Mr. Ravshan Rizametov (“Mr. Rizametov”) pursuant to a Notice of Uncontested Sanctions Proceedings in Sanctions Case No. 588.
Russia will send 515.13 million rubles (more than US$8.1 million) in the form of free technical assistance for the development of the tax administration system in Uzbekistan in 2019-2020.
Ambassador of Uzbekistan Dilyor Khakimov met with the General Director at Gazprombank Luxembourg Dmitry Derkatch and his first deputy Sergey Nekrasov.
Recently, an agreement was reached on the implementation of the UNISTREAM international money transfer system in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The Government of Uzbekistan appointed an acting director of State Foundation for support of development of entrepreneurial activity.