According to preliminary data from the State Committee on Statistics, in January-August 2021, 948.6 thousand tons of fruits and vegetables were exported in the amount of US$548.6 million:
At the end of January-August 2021, Uzbekistan’s foreign trade turnover (FTT) reached US$24.96 billion, which, compared to the same period in 2020, increased by US$383.1 million (an increase of 1.6%), the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
A Government Resolution “On measures to improve the procedure for the examination of urban planning documentation” was adopted.
Akmal Eshankulov was appointed head of the Gas Transportation System Department of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
A Government Resolution "On additional measures to reduce losses of agricultural and food products" was adopted.
Within the framework of FAO's Technical Cooperation Program “National review and strategy for aquaculture sector and fish value chain”, a draft National Aquaculture Development Strategic Plan has been developed. It will serve as a basis for further improvement of aquaculture sector. The draft document was presented at an online workshop attended by representatives of the State Committee on Veterinary and Livestock Development of Uzbekistan, “Uzbekbaliksanoat” Association and FAO international experts.
Makhtar Diop, IFC’s Managing Director, concluded a two-day visit to Uzbekistan, where he had discussions with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and senior state officials on scaling up IFC’s engagements in the country. The meetings, which also included exchanges with women entrepreneurs and IT start-ups, are part of IFC’s broader efforts to increase private sector participation in the economy, support the country’s economic transformation, and attract more private investment despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The textile industry of Uzbekistan is an undoubted leader in production, attracting investment, creating new industries and jobs, providing employment for women and youth. Today, with the creation of favorable conditions for exporters by the Government, the textile industry also occupies a leading position in the export of products. This was reported by the press service of the Uztekstilprom Association.
On 17 September, the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Uzbekistan (with residence in Yerevan) Aram Grigoryan.
In January-August of this year, the volume of construction work performed in the Republic of Uzbekistan amounted to 66.41 trillion soums, and the growth rate in relation to the corresponding period of 2020 reached 2.0%, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.