The Central Bank of Uzbekistan does not plan to withdraw banknotes of 1,000 soums from circulation. This was announced by Fazliddin Bozorov, Director of the Department of Organization of Cash Circulation of the Central Bank.
On 11 March 2021, funds for expanding access to financial services Triodos Fair Share and Triodos Microfinance, managed by Triodos Investment Management BV, signed an agreement with Ipak Yuli Bank on the provision of loan funds in the amount of 10 million euro, equivalent in Uzbek soums.
On 11 March 2021, the Board of the Central Bank decided to keep the basic rate unchanged, at 14.0% per annum.
The Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan today decided to keep the base rate unchanged at the level of 14.0% per annum.
Representatives of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism of Spain, the Spanish Fund for the Internationalization of Enterprises FIEM, the agricultural corporation WES, the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, JSCB Uzsanoatqurilishbank and Agrobank held virtual talks.
AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb” to Uzbekinvest Export-Import Insurance Company, JSC (Uzbekinvest) (Uzbekistan). The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.
On 4 March, Uzpromstroybank organized a press tour to enterprises in the city of Tashkent in order to familiarize media workers (media) with projects launched on the basis of the "green" financing mechanism.
On 3 March, Deputy Minister of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan Odilbek Isakov took part in the virtual conference “International Bonds, Loans and Derivatives – Russia and the CIS 2021”, organized by GFC Media Group.
Based on requests from taxpayers to study transactions carried out with "dubious" enterprises, the State tax authorities continue an accelerated desk audit.