Materials with tag «china»

Uzbekistan encourages investors to join international projects
2 May 2024, 15:17

Uzbekistan encourages investors to join international projects

President of Uzbekistan encouraged foreign investors to participate in projects for the joint construction of hydroelectric power plants in neighboring Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, as well as the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan and Uzbekistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan railroads.

President of Uzbekistan meets government head of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China
28 March 2024, 19:03

President of Uzbekistan meets government head of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China

Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with Erkin Tuniyaz, chairperson of the regional government of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. They discussed increased cooperation between their regions, which account for 10% of bilateral trade.

Uzbekistan targets production of 500,000 BYD hybrid and electric cars per year
19 March 2024, 14:14

Uzbekistan targets production of 500,000 BYD hybrid and electric cars per year

President approved the agreement to establish the production of hybrid and electric cars in Uzbekistan jointly with China’s BYD. The plan aims for 50,000 units by 2024 and 500,000 in the future through a complete knock-down (CKD) approach. The expected investments amount to $160 million.

BYD car imports to Uzbekistan might be restricted
19 March 2024, 13:23

BYD car imports to Uzbekistan might be restricted

BYD, which in collaboration with Uzavtosanoat initiated the assembly of hybrid and electric vehicles in Uzbekistan, asked the government to limit the “disordered” influx of electric cars. The company cited concerns that imported models are not suitable for the local climate and road conditions.

Uzbekistan increases trade with China and Russia, decreases with neighbors in 2023
9 February 2024, 14:02

Uzbekistan increases trade with China and Russia, decreases with neighbors in 2023

China replaced Russia as Uzbekistan’s primary trading partner in 2023. Trade with both countries increased, with growing imports to Uzbekistan and decreasing exports. At the same time, trade with neighboring Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan declined.

Uzbekistan, China announce “all-weather” strategic partnership
26 January 2024, 06:30

Uzbekistan, China announce “all-weather” strategic partnership

Presidents of Uzbekistan and China signed a joint statement as an outcome of a summit in Beijing that declared an “all-weather” comprehensive strategic partnership.

Uzbekistan’s gas sales to China drop by half in 2023 compared to 2022
22 January 2024, 16:30

Uzbekistan’s gas sales to China drop by half in 2023 compared to 2022

Uzbekistan’s natural gas supplies to China almost halved in 2023, reaching $563.5 million. In December, exports amounted to $54.5 million.

“We firmly support ‘One China' policy,” MFA of Uzbekistan on Taiwan’s elections
15 January 2024, 12:53

“We firmly support ‘One China' policy,” MFA of Uzbekistan on Taiwan’s elections

Uzbekistan stands for the “one China” policy and believes in Taiwan being an integral part of the PRC, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan states. Vice President Lai Ching-te, who stands for the island’s independence, won the presidential elections in Taiwan last Saturday.

Uzbekistan increased gas exports to China in May, despite falling production
21 June 2023, 23:43

Uzbekistan increased gas exports to China in May, despite falling production

Uzbekistan increased its natural gas exports to China in May, with supplies rising to $78.16 million, almost double the amount exported in April. Despite this increase in exports, the country’s gas production continues to fall.

Uzbekistan resumes gas exports to China
25 May 2023, 22:29

Uzbekistan resumes gas exports to China

Uzbekistan resumed exporting natural gas to China after a three-month break. The volume of gas supplies in April amounted to $40.5 million.

President of Uzbekistan calls for new economic dialogue at CA-China summit
21 May 2023, 22:36

President of Uzbekistan calls for new economic dialogue at CA-China summit

At the CA-China summit in Xi’an, the President of Uzbekistan proposed aligning the national development strategies of the six countries, creating a “new economic dialogue”, boosting interconnectivity and doubling trade with China by 2030.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Xi Jinping meet in Xi’an, sign 41 documents
21 May 2023, 20:48

Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Xi Jinping meet in Xi’an, sign 41 documents

President of Uzbekistan met with his Chinese counterpart in Xi’an to discuss bilateral cooperation. The two leaders adopted a program for the development of a comprehensive strategic partnership in the new era between the two countries for 2023−2027 and signed 41 documents, covering various areas.

President unveils new measures to reduce poverty and increase employment in Uzbekistan
11 May 2023, 10:18

President unveils new measures to reduce poverty and increase employment in Uzbekistan

President unveiled measures to reduce poverty and unemployment, such as signing contracts with businesses to train workers, providing preferential access to infrastructure and credit, implementing a new program based on China’s experience, and revising the procedure for granting loans and subsidies.

Chinese Ambassador’s remarks regarding the sovereignty of former Soviet countries sparks outcry
27 April 2023, 18:13

Chinese Ambassador’s remarks regarding the sovereignty of former Soviet countries sparks outcry

A statement by the Chinese Ambassador to France questioning the sovereignty of the former Soviet Union countries provoked a diplomatic scandal. A number of European countries reacted, and China reassured that it respected the independence of all states that became independent of the Soviet Union.

Uzbekistan proposes to host Forum of Regional Heads of Central Asia and China
20 April 2023, 19:03

Uzbekistan proposes to host Forum of Regional Heads of Central Asia and China

During the first Central Asia-China ministerial meeting, Uzbekistan proposed to host Forum of Heads of Regions of Central Asia and China in the second half of 2023 to strengthen partnerships, identify growth opportunities, and enhance inter-regional development.

Uzbek President proposed building a car plant in Syrdarya
11 April 2023, 21:27

Uzbek President proposed building a car plant in Syrdarya

Uzbek President proposed to build a car plant in Syrdarya region jointly with partners from China. “The more car plants, the lower the price will be, and the quality will also improve,” said Shavkat Mirziyoyev. In Syrdarya, businesses will also take part in building roads.

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