NEWS AND EVENTS
March 5, 2007
Uzbekistan attracts more foreign investments
According to the Economy Ministry of Uzbekistan, the amountof attracted foreign investments to Uzbekistan in 2006 had increased by 20%.
895.7 million US dollars were attracted in 2006.
The foreign investments, attracted on garranties of Uzbekistan Government have increased by 5.4% and totaled 211.9 million US dollars in 2006. The direct internal investments have grown by 25.4%. The total sum of the direct foreign investments was worth 683.8 million US dollars in 2006.
The investments were attracted into oil and gas, electrical energy, non-ferrous metal, machine building and light industries. 34.6% of investments were forwarded to the fuel and energy, chemiscal industry, engineering and metallurgy also 17.8% of investments were directed to the agriculture and water irrigation, agrocultural producats processing and consumer goods manufacturing.