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Inflation increases in Uzbekistan following removal of VAT exemption on medicines and public services
1 May 2024, 13:33

Inflation increases in Uzbekistan following removal of VAT exemption on medicines and public services

Inflation in Uzbekistan increased to 0.93% in April, with annual inflation exceeding 8%. This increase was influenced by the removal of the zero VAT rate on medicines and utilities, including water supply, heating, and sewage. Prices also rose for sugar, milk, flour, meat, and other goods.

Uzbekistan raises poverty line again amid increase in energy tariffs
30 April 2024, 13:11

Uzbekistan raises poverty line again amid increase in energy tariffs

Minimum expenditure basket in Uzbekistan, also used to determine the poverty line, has risen by 4.3%, from 621,000 soums to 648,000 soums (from $49 to $51) per month. This adjustment, the second this year, reflects the upcoming increase in gas and electricity tariffs from 1 May.

Uzbekistan exported gold worth $1.35 billion in March
23 April 2024, 17:35

Uzbekistan exported gold worth $1.35 billion in March

Uzbekistan’s gold exports amounted to $1.35 billion in March, with a cumulative export value of $2.66 billion since the beginning of the year, accounting for 41.7% of the country’s total export revenue.

Uzbekistan’s permanent population reaches 37 million
22 April 2024, 19:34

Uzbekistan’s permanent population reaches 37 million

Permanent population of Uzbekistan surpassed 37 million on April 22. Since the beginning of the year, the figure has grown by over 200,000 people, with an increase of more than 36,700 just in the ongoing month of April.

Uzbekistan’s March monthly inflation is below 1%, annual rate drops below 8% first time since May 2016
1 April 2024, 11:56

Uzbekistan’s March monthly inflation is below 1%, annual rate drops below 8% first time since May 2016

Uzbekistan saw an eight-year low inflation rate of 0.67% in March, with annual inflation dipping below 8%. Meat prices fell for the fifth consecutive month, the cost of milk, sugar, flour, potatoes, onions, carrots, gasoline, air travel, and rail transportation increased, the Statistics Agency says.

Population census in Uzbekistan is now scheduled for 2025−2026
17 March 2024, 11:14

Population census in Uzbekistan is now scheduled for 2025−2026

Population census in Uzbekistan is now scheduled for 2025−2026. Initially planned for 2022, it was postponed due to the pandemic. The results are expected to be published in 2027. Additionally, the Statistics Agency will start preparations for the agricultural census.

UN principles to be introduced to the national statistical system of Uzbekistan
11 March 2024, 13:52

UN principles to be introduced to the national statistical system of Uzbekistan

National statistical system of Uzbekistan aims to adopt UN principles of the National Quality Assurance Framework by the end of 2024. The Statistics Agency was directed to annually generate and publish indicators of minimum consumer expenditures and poverty level.

Production of gas, oil and other energy resources in Uzbekistan continues to fall
21 February 2024, 14:32

Production of gas, oil and other energy resources in Uzbekistan continues to fall

In late January, Uzbekistan’s gas production dropped 9.4% to 3.99 billion cubic meters from January 2023, though it remained higher than recent months. Oil, coal, gasoline, and diesel production also declined. The number of operational industrial enterprises decreased by 25,200.

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 records lowest inflation in 2023 since 2016
3 January 2024, 10:24

Uzbekistan records lowest inflation in 2023 since 2016

Inflation in Uzbekistan made up 8.77% in 2023, lowest since 2016. During the year, rice price grew by 38.7%, meat by 9.3%, milk by 13.3%, eggs by 11.7%, sugar by 11%. Gasoline prices increased by 19.1%, propane (as car fuel) by 29.4%.


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