Uzbekistan accounts for 45 percent of Central Asia’s total population and is located directly north of Afghanistan, making it a crucial development partner in the region. A former Soviet Republic struggling to modernize its economic and social policies and infrastructure, Uzbekistan is facing serious challenges generating jobs for its young and rapidly growing population.
Uzbekistan Country Profile rus
Business executives and government leaders discussed implementation of foreign economic activities, including customs regulations, pricing, and taxation of export-import operations as part of a round table on Practical Issues of Implementing Foreign Trade Activities in Uzbekistan. The round table, organized by the Federation of accountants, auditors and consultants of Uzbekistan (FAACU) in partnership with USAID’s Regional Economic Cooperation Project, was attended by seventy representatives of business, state authorities, and international organizations.
USAID Uzbekistan 2013 Calendar
It's been a busy spring for USAID. We're actively engaging Turkmenistan in their WTO accession, strengthening the carpet export industry across Central Asia, and are moving forward on the prevention, treatment, and care of tuberculosis. We're also pleased to showcase the many ways Ambassador Elliott has been championing development in Tajikistan. Check out these and other highlights in our Spring 2013 newsletter.
Last updated: August 19, 2015