The Asian Development Bank will support a public-private partnership project for the construction of a photovoltaic station
On August 16, 2019, the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed an agreement on the provision of consulting services with the Asian Development Bank on a project to build a number of photovoltaic stations with a total capacity of up to 1000 MW on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis.
Excise tax for compressed gas, alcohol and tobacco will increase
New excise tax rates are established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated July 24, 2019 No. UP – 5771 “On measures to further improve the regulation of production and realization of certain types of excisable goods”.
Since July 1, 2019, changes came into force that will affect customs regulation, licensing, public procurement, investor relations, corruption risk assessment and many different sectors.
English law system will be introduced in the Navoi region
The authorities of Uzbekistan decided to introduce a system of English law in the Navoi free economic zone
The regulation on the Agency for Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Justice has been approved
In accordance with the Government Resolution (№ 609 dated 20 July 2019 г.), coordination, control and general management of the Agency’s activities, strengthening the material and technical base and organizing advanced training for Agency employees is carried out by the Ministry of Justice.