A meeting was held at the Central Bank with a delegation of the international payment system Visa, headed by senior vice president of the company Vera Platonova.
On 31 January the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Trade hosted the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Republic of Uzbekistan on holding the 32nd Annual Meeting of the EBRD Board of Governors in Samarkand on 16-18 May this year.
The Ministry of Justice registered the Decree No. 3030-8 from 26 January 2023 on introducing amendments and additions to the regulation on the minimum requirements for the activities of commercial banks in the implementation of relations with consumers of banking services.
On 30 January, a ceremony of signing an Agreement on technical assistance worth 400,000 euros was held between Uzpromstroybank and the French Development Agency (AFD). The event was organized within the framework of the visit to our country of the AFD delegation headed by the Regional Director for Turkey, Central Asia, the Caucasus and the Western Balkans Cecil Cupri.
The Center for Economic Research and Reforms (CERR) has updated the "Bank Activity Index" for 29 commercial banks of Uzbekistan, on the basis of which a quarterly rating of banks has been compiled. The study is conducted to monitor changes in the share of the private sector in banking assets, as well as to assess the effectiveness of reforms and transformation processes in the banking sector of Uzbekistan.
According to the Agency on Statistics. in January-December 2022, the highest indicator of the average monthly salary by type of economic activity was in banking, insurance, leasing and credit intermediary activities – 10.81 million soums.
The number of bank cards in circulation in Uzbekistan exceeded 34.19 million. This was reported by the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.
In 2022, the volume of banking cash turnover in Uzbekistan amounted to 700.3 trillion soums, and increased by 38.1 percent compared to 2021. This was reported by the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.