New free economic zone "Bukhoro-Agro" was created in Bukhara region
On July 10, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Decree on the creation of the free economic zone "Bukhoro-Agro" in the Bukhara region (FEZ).
Six small industrial zones were created in Namangan region
On July 2, 2018, the President signed the Resolution "On measures to create small industrial zones in the Namangan region"
The procedure for licensing the right to use subsoils is adjusted
Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 443 approved the Regulations on the procedure for issuing licenses for the right to use subsoils containing non-metallic minerals, which has modified the process for obtaining a permit for the right to use subsoils.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev issues decree approving Concept for Improving Uzbekistan’s Taxation Policy
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, by his June 29 decree, approved the Concept for Improving Uzbekistan’s Tax Policy, which is aimed at “reducing the tax burden, simplifying the taxation system and improving tax administration" and which has been prepared based on the recommendations of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other experts, with its draft passing public discussion.
The system of registration and issuance of electronic visas in Uzbekistan E-VISA.UZ will be introduced and the requirement for the mandatory application of foreign citizens to diplomatic missions and consular offices of Uzbekistan abroad will be abolished beginning from July 15.
Uzbekistan and Turkey signed an agreement on the protection of the rights of migrant workers and members of their families
Uzbekistan and Turkey signed an agreement on the protection of the rights of migrant workers and members of their families.