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Last updated: July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021

A new publication ‘Cost of Doing Business in Uzbekistan 2021’ provides a “one-stop-shop” for investors looking for an authoritative source for startups and established businesses. Initiated by the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Cost of Doing Business in Uzbekistan 2021 was released today in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the United Nations Development Programme. 

July 8, 2021

Thirty-five-year-old Khurshid Sodikov is a judge with four years’ experience in administrative and criminal courts. “Judges are generally held in very high regard in any society. At the same time, the fact that they can often irreversibly decide people’s future carries a heavy moral responsibility,” he says. 

July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Today, the United States through its Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered 131 tons of food aid worth $399,213 to Uzbekistan. The shipment contains a nutritious vegetable and legume mix for distribution to health and social care settings and vulnerable households. 

June 24, 2021

In July 2020, IT Park Uzbekistan, a finalist in USAID's Future Growth Initiative co-funding program, launched Tumaris.Tech, a project designed to support women’s entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan. To date, 73 women have completed the incubation and acceleration program, and 38 have started their own businesses. Here are three of their stories.

June 16, 2021

Azamjon, a 31-year-old immigrant from Uzbekistan working in Aktobe, Kazakhstan, supports his wife, two children, father, and a sister. “Every month I send up to 75 percent of my monthly income to my family, so they can buy groceries, pay utility bills, school fees, and private lessons for my children,” Azamjon remarked.