State Demonopolisation Committee of Uzbekistan inspected enterprises of Uzstroymaterialy (Uzbek construction materials) to prevent violation of antimonopoly legislation.
Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, who begins a three-day official visit to Uzbekistan today, is expected to announce new investments of up to 700 million Malaysian ringgit or US$194.8 million by Petronas in the republic’s oil and gas sector, the New Straits Times reported.
Bilateral trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Malaysia reached US$36.4 million in January-September 2008.
Gissarneftegaz JV has commissioned a new well in the Beshkent field in the Kashkadarya region of Uzbekistan.
Workshop on learning best practices in investment promotion was held at the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade (MFERIT). The event was organized by the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan, “Uzinfoinvest” investment promotion agency together with the MFERIT.
The fourth international specialized pharmaceutical exhibition PharmExpo Uzbekistan opened in Tashkent. It has been organized by ZarExpo company in cooperation with the health Ministry, Tashkent city administration, Dori-Darmon company, UzPharmSanoat concern and the State center for expertise and standardization of medicaments.
Uzbekneftegaz national holding company owing to supplementary exploration works incremented additional 73 million tonnes of equivalent fuel of hydrocarbon reserves in January-September of 2008, Uzgeoburneftegaz (subsidiary of Uzbekneftegaz, which carries out exploration and drilling works for oil and gas) said.
A delegation of Toray Industries led by its Board of Directors’ member and manager Akira Ogava visited Uzbekistan, Jahon news agency of Uzbekistan’ Foreign Ministry reported.