A license was issued for the right to carry out banking activities of HAYOT BANK JSC, the Central Bank said in a statement.
As part of the annual review of bank ratings, the Central Bank of Uzbekistan held a meeting of management with analysts from the Fitch Ratings agency.
At the meeting on 16 March 2023, the Board of the Central Bank decided to lower the policy rate by 1 percentage point and set it at the 14 percent per annum.
In order to ensure the reliable and efficient operation of the national payment system, special attention is paid to the development of payment infrastructure, the use of digital technologies and innovations in the provision of payment services, as well as strengthening the competitive environment.
According to preliminary data from the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Uzbekistan, in February of this year, taxpayers for the first time submitted tax returns for VAT at a rate of 12 percent to the tax authorities.
A resolution of the President “On the creation of additional conveniences for making payments by the population” was adopted.
Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan updated the Roadmap for the implementation of investment agreements and trade contracts, signed during the visit of President of Kazakhstan K. Tokayev to Uzbekistan in December 2022.
The Central Bank of Uzbekistan and TOO Kaspersky Lab KZ signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation.