Unistream international money transfer system has announced the introduction of special conditions for online transfers to Uzbekistan with payment in US dollars. Throughout October, an even more favorable conversion rate operates in this direction, and there is no commission for transfers with payments in dollars, Unistream press service said.
On 19 October 2019, Global Markets named the Minister of Finance of Uzbekistan Jamshid Kuchkarov as the best Minister of Finance in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.
On 19 October, a delegation of Uzbekistan met with the leadership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), headed by President Jin Liqun, in Washington, during which an analysis of the current state of cooperation and implementation of projects was carried out.
On 19 October, on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the Governing Council of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, a meeting was held between the Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umrzakov and the ex-head of the International Monetary Fund, the newly elected Chairman of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde.
On 19 October, Washington hosted meetings of Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov with President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Bandar Al Hajjar and executive director of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) Ayman Sejiny.
By a decision from 19 October 2019, the Board of the Central Bank kept the refinancing rate unchanged at 16% per annum.
On 18 October, a meeting was held between the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ahadbek Khaidarov and a delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Dato Marzuki Yahya, the Information Service of the Ministry of Finance reported.
On 18 October, a meeting of the delegation of Uzbekistan with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Suma Chakrabarti took place on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting of the Governing Council of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Washington.