Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) transported over 2.069 million passengers in 2008 or 4% more compared to 2007. At the same time, the average load of aircrafts rose from 86 passengers to 90.
A presentation of the tourism potential of Uzbekistan was held in the famous Westphal city of Muster. The event was organized by the Studiosus Gruppenreisen GmbH Travel Company and AWO-Treff organization with the assistance of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Germany, Jahon reported.
New Uzbek-Russian joint venture Rostekstroy was launched in Kavola village of Bukhara district. The company was set up in cooperation with Moscow-based Textile LLC.
Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp. will implement projects for US$5 million at Navoiazot, Maxam-Chirchiq and Ferghanaazot of Uzbekistan within Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in 2009.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has granted a five-year exemption from the value-added tax (VAT) to official dealers of carmaker GM Uzbekistan for repairs and servicing of vehicles produced at the plant.
Kyzylkumcement open joint-stock company, located in Navoi region of Uzbekistan, produced 3 million tonnes of cement in 2008, of which 40% was exported.
Deadlines for resuming Turkmen electricity transit via Uzbekistan are the main topic of Tajik-Uzbek talks, which started in Tashkent, ITAR-TASS has learnt at the state energy monopoly Barq-i Tojik [Tajik Electricity].
Uzbekistan intends to supply bread-grain and fruit and vegetables production to the Oman Sultanate. This agreement was achieved during Uzbek businessmen’s visit to Oman, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade reported.
A new Uzbek-South Korean joint venture, Korea Hana Medical, has been set up in Ferghana region.