On 3 March, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a video conference on measures to develop housing and the mortgage market.
In February 2021, goods and services in the consumer market in Uzbekistan increased on average by 0.6%. For the first two months of this year, the increase in prices for them amounted to 1.7% with an average monthly value of 0.8%. In annual terms, the CPI growth reached 11.4%. This was reported by the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan.
The state debt of Uzbekistan attracted under state guarantees in external and internal markets, as of 1 January 2021, made up US$23.3 billion or 40.4% of GDP. This was reported by the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan.
Umid Pazilkhanov was appointed to the post of deputy head of the State Assay Office under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Law “On audit activity” (№ LRU-677, February 25, 2021).
On 25 February, the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan Timur Ishmetov met with representatives of Sberbank, headed by Deputy Chairman of the Management Board Anatoliy Popov, to discuss issues of interaction with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Fitch Ratings has published a presentation focusing on the challenges facing Uzbek banks in the current operating environment.
Based on requests from taxpayers to study transactions carried out with "dubious" enterprises, the State tax authorities are organizing an expedited desk audit, the State Tax Committee of Uzbekistan said.
At the Palace of Youth Creativity in Tashkent, the Chairman of the State Tax Committee Sherzod Kudbiev met with a group of active entrepreneurs - about 50 people who faced the problem of reducing tax amounts to be paid to the budget and illegal acceptance of amounts for offset VAT.