Uzbekistan

February 22, 2024

Cars below Euro-5 standard to be gradually restricted in Tashkent, Nukus and regional centers

Operation of cars below Euro-5 standards will be gradually restricted in Tashkent, Nukus, and regional centers until 2030, as per the decree issued by the president of Uzbekistan.
February 21, 2024

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 […]
February 21, 2024

Three Indian nationals are dead and dozens injured at construction site in Tashkent region

Criminal case launched over the deaths of three Indian nationals resulting from the collapse of an iron structure at the construction site of a copper processing plant at Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex […]
February 20, 2024

Japan to loan Uzbekistan $246.2 million to continue economic reforms

Uzbekistan will receive from Japan a loan worth over $246.2 million to support economic reforms and socially vulnerable groups.
February 19, 2024

Uzbekistan plans to ban cash payment for some services and goods

Uzbekistan aims to diminish cash usage by implementing non-cash payments for public services offered by budget organizations, housing sold by developers, and various other sectors. The transition to cashless transactions is set […]
February 19, 2024

Electricity supply restrictions are imposed in Uzbekistan

Insufficient electricity production in Uzbekistan and imports from Turkmenistan led to limitations of up to 400 MW during peak hours on Sunday, due to a power transmission line accident, says the Energy Ministry.
February 15, 2024

Uzbekistan ranks 148th in democracy index

Uzbekistan ranked 148th out of 167 in EIU’s Democracy Index 2023. China took the same place. For several years in a row the country’s democracy has been rated 2.12 out […]
February 15, 2024

Monopoly on external Internet channel in Uzbekistan may finally end

By April 1, Uzbekistan plans to provide ISPs direct access to the international Internet channel. Uzbekistan has been planning to abolish the monopoly on external Internet channels since 2020 and has […]
February 14, 2024

Women in Uzbekistan will now have right to drive buses and heavy vehicles

Clause preventing women from driving buses and heavy vehicles was removed from the Cabinet of Ministers’ decree on public transportation driver training. The changes stem from a year-long effort […]
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