According to the State Statistics Committee, in January-May 2022, the increase in prices in the consumer sector in Uzbekistan amounted to 5.5%, with an average monthly value of 1.1%. In annual terms (relative to May 2021), the increase in consumer prices reached 11.0%.
Since May 2022, a bilateral exchange of information has been established between the “UzASBO” software package of the Information Technology Center of the Ministry of Finance and the “UZCARD” information system of the unified republican processing center.
A training seminar was held at the Central Bank with the participation of Olga Kazakevich, an international expert of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Within the framework of the 36th Plenary meeting of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) at the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a meeting was held between the leadership of the Central Bank and Chairman of the EAG Yury Chikhanchin.
The EBRD is promoting green technologies in Uzbekistan’s agribusiness sector by organising a financial package of up to US$6.3 million to Milk Euro Food, a Chirchik-based producer of butter and spreads. Up to US$750,000 of the loan amount will be provided by the TaiwanICDF.
Since the beginning of 2022, the State Tax Committee has considered 243 complaints received in accordance with the appeal procedure, totaling 1.36 trillion soums. Of them:
On 30 May, meetings of the working groups on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism with the participation of member states, representatives of countries and observer organizations, the secretariat of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), the Committee of Experts of the Council of Europe on evaluating measures to combat with money laundering (MONEYVAL), as well as expert appraisers started in Tashkent.
The Ministry of Finance has developed a draft regulation on the procedure for making compensation payments for housing and communal services, which is posted for public discussion.
Rumors spread on social networks about the alleged payment of 200,000 soums to children in Uzbekistan by the President of Uzbekistan by 1 June - International Children’s Day.