On 19 February 2009, the Experts’ Councils Meeting of the Business Forum on developing small and private business on theme: “Liquidation of business entities: problems and solution” was held in the Gulistan city.
On 17 February 2009, the Experts’ Councils Meeting of the Business Forum on developing small and private business on theme: “Permission procedures in the business sphere: problems and solutions” was held in the Jizzakh city.
KD avia (Russia) signed a bilateral interline agreement with Uzbekistan Airways, national airline of Uzbekistan. The agreement will came into force on 24 February 2009.
Trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan grew almost 50% to US$132.3 million in 2008.
US automobile giant General Motors plans to open an institution designed for educating specialists who will work in GM’s engine production factory.
Uzbek papers have said that the government is ensuring food security in the country amid the global financial crisis.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to fund a pilot project that will help cities in the region develop transport systems that are better for the environment and are affordable to the poor.
The delegation of manufacturers and entrepreneurs of Russia’s Ural region visited Uzbekistan, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan said.
The sessions of the Joint Uzbek-Tajik intergovernmental commission for trade and economic cooperation and the Joint Uzbek-Tajik intergovernmental commission for delimitation and demarÑation of the state border between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan were held on 18 February in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
On 18-20 February, 2009 energy transmission operators from Afghanistan and the Central Asia Republics discussed Special Protection Systems for Transmission System Operations and Emergencies at an experts’ workshop in Almaty, Kazakhstan.