About 509,400 new jobs were created in Uzbekistan in the first six months of 2010, including 350,100 (68.7%) in rural areas, Ministry of Economy and the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said in their joint report.
Gross regional product (GRP) of Jizzakh region grew by 8.3% year-on-year in the first six months of 2010, UzA reported.
Uzbekistan Temir Yollari (Uzbekistan Railways) state joint stock railway company completed a project on electrification of Tukimachi-Angren rail road. The project was directed at replacing diesel to electric traction.
About two million tonnes of freight were transported through newly created Angren Logistic Center (Angren Logistic Center CJSC) in the first six months of 2010.
Share of small businesses in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Uzbekistan made up 41.1% in the first half of 2010, the Ministry of Economy and State Statistics Committee said in its report.
Uzbekistan represents great interest for Thailand business, including for private sector, deputy permanent secretary of Foreign Ministry Apichart Chinvanno said in an interview of the Jahon news agency under the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Uzbekistan.
The fourth session of the Vietnam-Uzbekistan Inter-Governmental Committee for Economic, Trade and Scientific-Technological Cooperation convened in Hanoi, Vietnam on 27 July 2010.
MASHAV – Israeli Agency for International Cooperation and OCSE are presenting a seminar on the salinity of soil and rational use of water resources, between 26-30 July 2010. Israeli experts Vladimir Mirlas and Yakov Lev will give lectures on these subjects in the Uzbek Association of Farmers for about 40 local specialists.