In 9 months of 2020, Uzbekistan exported 455 items of textile products to the amount of US$1.3 billion. Compared to the same period of last year, the export of textiles will increase by US$171.6 million, or 14.6%, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
Within the framework of family entrepreneurship development programs over the past period of 2020, a total of 4.4 trillion soums of soft loans was allocated for the implementation of more than 150,000 projects.
On 22 October, the 27th China Fair of High-Tech Achievements in Agriculture opened in Yangling region (Shaanxi province, North-West China). The official opening ceremony of the signboard of the training and demonstration base of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) for the exchange of agricultural technologies took place at the ceremony.
For the first nine months of this year, Uzbekistan exported 13,400 tonnes of persimmons for US$1.73 million.
Uzbekiston Temir Yollari continues to actively develop the sphere of logistics and container transportation. Over the past period of 2020, the transportation of transit containers amounted to 118% compared to last year.
Fitch Ratings has assigned Uzbekistan-based hydro power generator Uzbekhydroenergo JSC (UGE) a Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘B+’ with Stable Outlook.
On 22 October, the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan met with the Deputy Secretary General of the International Organization of Employers (IOE) - Mathias Thorns.
Minister of Energy, Minister of Employment and Labor Relations, Khokim of Kashkadarya region, representatives of Uzbekneftegaz held a meeting with workers who took part in the incident that took place on the morning of 21 October 2020 at one of the construction sites of the GTL company in Guzar district of Kashkadarya region. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan.
A regular meeting of the Commission of Senior Officials (CSO) of ministries and departments of the SCO member states responsible for foreign economic and foreign trade activities was held in the format of a video conference. The Republic of Uzbekistan was represented by responsible leaders and employees of the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade (MIFT).