In February 2019, the Uzbek Republican Commodity Exchange (UZEX) took another significant step to further develop international relations and trade in the derivatives market of Uzbekistan. UZEX became a full member of the Association of Futures Markets (AFM).
A delegation of Byelorussian Steel Works (BMZ) during the visit to central office of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) held a discussion on prospects of exporting metal products to Uzbekistan via Uzbekistan Commodity Exchange (UZEX).
Another foreign trading platform of Uzbekistan Commodity Exchange (UZEX) opened in Shanghai (China) on the basis of the Chinese company Xinjiang Asia - Europe International Material Trade Center Co., LTD.
The volume of exchange transactions with corporate securities on Uzbekistan Stock Exchange (UZSE) in 2018 amounted to 687.9 billion soums, which is 2.3 times more than last year (298.6 billion soums in 2017).
Public offer of SPO shares of Kokand Mechanical Plant JSC was an important step in the development of the stock market of Uzbekistan.
A private person acquired shares of Toshkent qurilish mollari kombinati.
International Finance Corporation (IFC) placed a new issue of bonds, nominated in Uzbek soums, with the name Samarkand Bonds on the London Stock Exchange on 5 December.
The national seminar “Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage with Community Participation” will be held from 3 to 10 December 2018 in Karshi (Uzbekistan) and will be continued with field works on bakhshi art until 21 December 2018.