Issues of increasing of mutual trade turnover and developing of banking-financial relations between Uzbekistan and Latvia were discussed at the session of intergovernmental commission of economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation between two states, which was held in Tashkent on 12 November.
The government of Korea will host a forum to discuss ways to enhance cooperation with five Central Asian countries in Seoul on 2 December 2009, Korea Times reported quoting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said on Thursday.
Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan Alisher Shaykhov received a delegation of Norwegian businesses on 12 November 2009.
Largest number of enterprises and organizations were registered in Tashkent city and Kashkadarya region in January-September 2009, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
Tashkent city registered the highest growth of gross regional product (GRP) in nine months of 2009/ The Uzbek capital’s GRP rose by 12.6 in the reporting period.
A delegation of Japan visited the State Property Committee of Uzbekistan on 11 November. The Japanese delegation arrived in Uzbekistan to participate the third business forum "Uzbekistan-Japan: economic dialogue and perspectives of partnership", which was held on 10 November.
A delegation of the State Property Committee of Uzbekistan participated at the international workshop on issues of privatizing, which took place in Tehran, Iran on 10-11 November.
An Uzbek-Norwegian Business Forum was held in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, on 11 November. Businesses of Uzbekistan and Norway participated at the forum.
About 521,400 persons applied to labor agencies for employment in January-September 2009,or 6.8% more year-on-year.