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Dispute resolution support in CIS and Eastern Europe
The continuing development and close economic links between countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (Russian Federation, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Belarus, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Armenia), and close historic ties between CIS countries encourage constant cooperation between the countries, increase the volume of mutual trade and number of business projects between the companies from these countries.
GRATA International took part in English Law Day in Tashkent
On October 17, 2019, the first English Law Day was held in Tashkent, which brought together leading experts from the UK and Uzbekistan. Various aspects of application of English law and the promotion of legal links and business between two countries has been discussed at the event.
Uzbekistan establishes a visa-free entry regime for Chinese citizens
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a Decree dated 12 September 2019 No.UP-5819 “On establishing a visa-free regime of entry into the Republic of Uzbekistan for citizens of the People’s Republic of China, including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.”
Registration of a trademark in Uzbekistan has been simplified
The corresponding application can be submitted using the new service on the Unified portal of interactive state services.
A new Free Economic Zone Chirokchi
The creation of a new free economic zone is envisaged by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated 13 September, 2019 No.UP-5825 “On the Creation of the Free Economic Zone Chirokchi”.
The Asian Development Bank will provide Uzbekistan USD 197 million for the creation of agricultural complexes
The project “Development of the value chain infrastructure in the horticulture sector” involves the construction of agrology complexes for processing, sorting, packaging, storing and supplying fresh and processed fruit and vegetable products to consumers in Andijan, Samarkand and Tashkent regions.
Nukus Free Economic Zone Created in Uzbekistan
Per the Decree of the President "On measures to create a Free Economic Zone "Nukus", theFree Economic Zone Nukus-farm, specializing in the production of pharmaceutical products, has been transformed into a Free Economic Zone Nukus.
Uzbekistan ratified the Nakhchivan Agreement
The President of Uzbekistan signed the Law "On ratification by the Republic of Uzbekistan of the Nakhichevan Agreement (Nakhichevan, October 3, 2009) on the establishment of a Cooperation Council for Turkic-speaking states."
Uzbekistan acceded to the Chisinau Convention
The President signed the Law “On Accession of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters (Chisinau, October 7, 2002).
Regulatory developments in the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Abandoned state property will be revived or sold
Unused objects of state property, including educational institutions (except academic lyceums and professional colleges), health and sports, culture and free land plots of state organizations will begin to be involved in economic activity.