The PAYLOAD limited liability company was issued a license to carry out the activities of a payment organization by the decree of the Board of the Central Bank.
Zsuzsanna Hargitai has been appointed new Managing Director, Central Asia for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). In this role she will oversee the Bank’s operations in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, a vast and diverse region where the EBRD has invested US$16.5 billion (€13.7 billion) through almost 890 projects to date.
A resolution of the President "On additional measures carried out within the framework of programs for the development of family entrepreneurship" was adopted.
According to the State Committee on Statistics, in January-February 2021, market services in the amount of 39.14 trillion soums were provided in Uzbekistan. The nominal volume of market services increased by 4.78 trillion soums. Compared to the same period last year, the growth rate was 4.1%.
On 23 March 2021, the National Interbank Processing Center (NMPC) and the UnionPay International (UPI) payment system announced the start of cooperation. Now UnionPay cardholders will be able to pay for goods and services, as well as withdraw cash throughout Uzbekistan through HUMO terminals and ATMs.
Azhiniyaz Kaipnazarov was appointed director of the Department of International Financial Relations of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by representatives of the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan and UNDP, which will serve to ensure better alignment of the issuance of Eurobonds with efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and build transparency and accountability for national public and investors. This agreement to strengthen the financing of national sustainable development has been made possible by the success of a dual tranche of Eurobonds issued in November 2020, worth US$555 million and 2 trillion Soums, respectively, with maturities in 2030 and 2023.
In accordance with the order of the Agency for the Development of the Insurance Market under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan, an Insurance organization in the form of a limited liability company "PERFECT INSURANCE" was issued a license of the SF series No. 00015 dated March 19, 2021 for the implementation of voluntary and compulsory insurance by class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 branches of general insurance, including compulsory insurance of civil liability of vehicle owners, compulsory insurance of the employer's civil liability and compulsory insurance of the carrier's civil liability.
In the "Best Bank of 2021" competition (Best bank awards 2021) held by AsiaMoney magazine, Uzpromstroybank was recognized as the winner in the "Best Local Bank" nomination for the second year in a row.