Uzbekistan 2.0 reforms making good progress

Ben Aris in Berlin September 23, 2020

Since he took over as president in late 2016, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has launched a comprehensive reform programme. Four years on and a lot of progress has been made, but there is still plenty of work left to do.

President Mirziyoyev showcases Uzbekistan’s reform progress, calls for closer regional co-operation for mutual advantage

Ben Aris in Berlin September 23, 2020

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev called the coronavirus pandemic a global catastrophe but showcased his reform progress and called for regional co-operation in his speech to the UN General Assembly

Disasters in the making

Will Conroy in Prague September 19, 2020

Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan among countries ranked most vulnerable by inaugural edition of Ecological Threat Register.

Uzbekistan wins deals to produce Nike, Adidas footwear

bne IntelIiNews September 10, 2020

Major step for officials attempting to move cotton and textile industries away from raw material exports and into processing and value-added product making.

Uzbekistan’s Bukhara refinery buys in Honeywell technology to help meet government’s oil and fuel ambitions

Kanat Shaku in Almaty September 9, 2020

Facility will produce cleaner-burning Euro 5 standard petrol and diesel. Mirziyoyev administration would like to see an end to fuel imports.