2013 / August

August 22, 2013
Output of enterprises of food industry of Uzbekistan reached 4.421 trillion soums in January-July 2013, which grew by 7.5% year-on-year, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.

August 21, 2013
The Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan convened for a regular session on August 15. Following the approval of the agenda proposed by the Kengash (Council) of the lower house, the deputies examined a range of bills in the first reading. Earlier, building on the requirements of the Regulations of the Legislative Chamber and summing up the comprehensive preliminary discussions, political party factions and the one from the Environmental Movement of Uzbekistan had presented their views and recommendations to a responsible committee.

August 21, 2013
The Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan has organized a cultural-enlightenment event in Tashkent in tribute to the 22nd anniversary of the independence of our Motherland. Representatives of women’s activities-related public associations in Tashkent’s mahallas, education institutions, organizations and enterprises were invited to the meeting.

August 21, 2013
Deepening processes of structural changes in the industry, implementation of measures for production of import-substituting and export-oriented production in Uzbekistan, ensured continuation of the dynamic development of light industry enterprises which in January-July 2013 produced production at 4199.8 billion soums, or 115.9% of the corresponding period last year. (Currency rates of CB from 21.08.2013 1$=2119.73 soums),

August 21, 2013
Surplus of the state budget of Uzbekistan made up 68.7 billion soums (Currency rates of CB from 21.08.2013 1$=2119.73 soums), in January-June 2013, according to data of the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan.

August 19, 2013
ashkent is to host on October 8-10 the 19th Tashkent International Tourism Fair TITF 2013 “Tourism on the Silk Road.”

August 19, 2013
Preparations for the ninth international music festival \"Sharq taronalari\" is actively continuing in Samarkand.

August 19, 2013
In the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan has been held an enlarged meeting of the Committee on Democratic Institutions, NGOs and Civil Society of the lower chamber of parliament.

August 19, 2013
The volume of gross domestic product (GDP) of Uzbekistan, according to preliminary data, made up 50.432 trillion soums (Currency rates of CB from 16.08.2013 1$=2115.36soums) in current prices in the first half of 2013, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.

August 15, 2013
This year, in the Khorezm region is planned to implement 119 projects worth 55.4 billion soums.

August 15, 2013
On August 18, 2013 in Tashkent will start expedition \"Alexander in Marakand\" - an initiative project of «Marakand expedition», which is aimed for development and introduction of new tourist routes, acting on the basis of scientific and educational tourism.

August 15, 2013
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed an order “On creation of working group on conducting rating assessment of higher education establishments of the Republic” on 14 August 2013.

August 15, 2013
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov at the Oqsaroy on August 14 met with Raymond Conner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Executive Vice President of the Boeing Corporation.

August 14, 2013
Clay in Uzbekistan has been us ed since the ancient times not only for produ cing earthenware but also for pett y plastic figures like to ys. Artisans – pupp eteers (Khashpou lakchi) made plastering toys and whistles. The histo ry of clay to ys like terra cott a items dates back to almost fou r thous and years. Fragments of clay whistles along with smithereens of utensils were fou nd in the Neolit hic Age sites. Accordi ng to the folk-beliefs, du ring the pre-Islamic times thos e figurines in the form of birds had the alchemy.

August 14, 2013
The Ninth International Uzbek Cotton and Textile Fair will be held in Tashkent on 16-17 October 2013.

August 14, 2013
Stock market shows steady growth

August 14, 2013
Today, the domestic banking sector is becoming an active player in the provision of services using the most advanced technologies. This clearly demonstrates the ever-increasing number of customers using SMS- and Internet banking.

August 13, 2013
At the central office of Uzbek Commodity Exchange (UZEX) has been held an enlarged meeting of the board of the exchange with the participation of heads of departments of the central office and regional offices on results of operations for the first six months of 2013 and priorities for the III quarter.

August 13, 2013
Rapid changes in the international situation, strengthening of the intergovernmental contradictions, further escalation of the tension, emerging of the new outbreaks of conflicts in different parts of the world- these pressing issues are today of a big concern and worry for international community.

August 12, 2013
In Uzbekistan great att entio n is paid to the preservatio n and reviv al of natio nal values, the development of Uzbek music and further augmentatio n of its fame throu ghout the world.

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