A meeting was held at the Central Bank between the leadership of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the representatives of the delegation led by Ron van Ruden, the head of the mission for the country, regarding the results of the staff visit of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) representatives to Uzbekistan.
To help build the digital economy in Africa, Middle East, Central Asia, and Pakistan, IFC has launched a new US$225 million platform to strengthen venture capital ecosystems and invest in early-stage companies addressing development challenges through technological innovations in climate, health care, education, agriculture, e-commerce, and other sectors.
Hungarian OTP Bank continues to explore the possibility of buying Ipoteka Bank. This was stated in the bank’s report for the third quarter of 2022.
A meeting was held between the leadership of the State Tax Committee and the delegation of the International Monetary Fund led by Ron Van Roden.
From 1 May 2023, legal entities and individual entrepreneurs (IEs) will be able to open bank accounts remotely.
Uzbekistan abandoned plans to buy US securities. This was reported by Bloomberg with reference to the words of the Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan Bekzod Khamraev.
The Asian Development Bank is assisting the Ministry of Finance (MOF) under the ongoing Small and Medium Enterprise Development Program to strengthen Uzbekistan’s capacity to adopt financial reporting based on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
The President of Uzbekistan signed a Resolution, according to which:
The International Finance Corporation awarded a certificate of two categories for activities in financing green projects to Uzpromstroybank. Thus, it is recognized that the bank is one of the leading financial institutions in the Middle East and the Central Asian region.
A meeting of the expert group to agree on the draft Agreement on the Establishment of the International Center for Assessing the Risks of Legalization (Laundering) of Proceeds from Crime and Financing of Terrorism was held on 9 November 2022 at the CIS headquarters.