The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Thursday allowed the import of long staple cotton through land routes from India and Uzbekistan to meet the country’s shortfall of three million bales, Daily Times (Pakistan) reported.
Uzbekistan sold state shares in 115 objects in the first quarter of 2007 compared to forecasted 101 enterprises, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee and Economy Ministry said in their publication.
Uzbekistan’s export potential continued to strengthen, along with the increasing competitiveness of national output in the first quarter of 2007, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee and Economy Ministry said in their publication.
The volume of industrial production in Uzbekistan grew by 12% in the first quarter of 2007, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said on Tuesday, 8 May 2007.
Second International specialized exhibition-sale of mini-technologies and compact equipment for an agriculture "Uzbekistan Agrominitech - 2007 " opened on 8 May at Uzexpocenter in Tashkent, UzA reports.
Punjab Minister for Industries, Muhammad Ajmal Cheema has said that the investors of Pakistan and Uzbekistan would soon enter into a joint venture in leather sector, hoping that the collaboration would help enhance the trade between the two nations in leather and other sectors of economy.
Around 150,000 jobs were created in Uzbekistan in the first quarter of 2007, which exceeds the forecasted figure by 21%, Uzbek State Statistics Committee said.
Gross domestic product (GDP) of Uzbekistan made up 4.205 trillion soums in January-March 2007 or increased by 9.1% year-on-year, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee said.