18 December, monday

Economy

Uzbekistan’s GDP increases 7.8% in 2016 

Gross domestic product of Uzbekistan grew by 7.8% during last year.

Tashkent apartment price decreased by 17% over year 

Average offer price on secondary housing market in Tashkent decreased by 17% over the past year.

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan discuss economic cooperation 

Cooperation of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the fields of economy, transport and industry was discussed in Dushanbe.

Moody’s raises long-term ratings of Asia Alliance Bank 

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded long-term local and foreign currency deposit ratings of Asia Alliance Bank to B2 from B3.

Tashkent apartment prices continue to decrease 

Average offer price on secondary housing market in Tashkent decreased by 2% in November.

ADB loan to improve Karshi-Kitab automoble road 

ADB approved a USD 198 million loan to upgrade 77 km of Karshi-Shakhrisabz-Kitab highway.

Uzbekistan to abolish tourist visas for 27 countries 

Uzbekistan will abolish tourist visas for citizens of 15 states and citizens aged over 55 from 12 states from 1 April.

Gallery: Catering industry exhibition held in Tashkent 

First international exhibition of restaurants and cafes was held in Tashkent.

Flights between Tashkent and Dushanbe to resume from January 

Civil aviation authorities of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan agreed to resume air communication from January.

Chairman of Asia Alliance Bank opens virtual reception 

Asia Alliance Bank opened virtual reception to receive complaints and suggestions from citizens.

Cleantech Latvia to help introduce “green” technologies in Uzbekistan 

NGO Cleantech Latvia will contribute to introduction of “green” technologies in Uzbekistan.

Legislative Chamber passes anti-corruption law 

Legislative Chamber has passed the law “On countering corruption”, which now has to be approved by Senate.