Based on the Presidential Decree No.UP-5614 of January 8, 2020, as well as Presidential Resolutions No.PP-4422 dated August 22, 2019, No.PP-4477 dated October 4, 2020 and No.PP-4779 dated July 10, 2019, there has been envisaged the introduction of the mechanism for the implementation of investment projects on the terms of public-private partnership (PPP) in the field of electricity generation based on renewable energy sources (RES).
Measures to reduce state participation in the economy of Uzbekistan
On the basis of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On additional measures to further develop the competitive environment and reduce state participation in the economy” No.УП-6019 dated 6 July 2020, there was established a procedure according to which from 1 October 2020, the establishment (initiation of establishment) of economic entities with the participation of the State and persons affiliated with them, as well as State institutions authorized to carry out economic activities
GRATA International Rostov-on-Don took part in the XV International Transport Corridors Forum 2020
On September 15, 2020 the Transport Corridors development Forum in St.Petersburg in the framework of session: “Legal issues of the peculiarities of the development of public-private partnerships in the development of the port industry” was held.
The Concept of Development of the Water Economy of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2020-2030 was approved
In the course of reforms aimed at the efficient and conscious use of land and water resources, on 10 July 2020, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan approved the Concept for the Development of the Water Economy for 2020–2030 (the “Concept”).
The system of pre-trial settlement of disputes will be improved in Uzbekistan
In order to enhance the tools for alternative dispute resolution, improve the dialogue between state bodies and the population and protect their rights, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a Resolution “On measures to improve further mechanisms for alternative dispute resolution” No.ПП-4754 dated 17 June 2020 (the “Resolution No.ПП-4754”).
The State Tax Committee adopted the Regulation on the procedure for conducting on-site tax audits
The Tax Committee approved the Regulation on the procedure for conducting an on-site tax audit (hereinafter referred to as the "Regulation") within the framework of Article 139 of the Tax Code by the Resolution "On approval of the Regulation on the procedure for conducting an on-site tax audit" No. 3247 dated 18 June 2020.
The National Strategy for improvement of mechanisms on human rights and freedoms is defined
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed the Decree "On approval of the Republic of Uzbekistan's National strategy on human rights" No.УП-6012 from 22 June 2020 (the “Decree No.УП-6012”) that envisages the adoption of a long-term strategy for the protection of human rights and freedoms.
Investment Company JSC "UzAssets" is formed by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers
The Cabinet of Ministers adopted the Resolution “On additional measures to improve the privatization processes” No.381 dated 15 June 2020 (the “Resolution No.381”) to implement investment projects using advanced foreign experience. Within this framework, the Decree No.381 established an investment company JSC "UzAssets”, the founder of which is the State Assets Management Agency.
Anticorruption Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On additional measures to improve the system of combating corruption in the Republic of Uzbekistan” No.УП-6013 dated 29 June 2020 (the “Decree No.УП -6013”) there was established an Anticorruption Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan (the “Agency”) in order to improve the effectiveness of public policies aimed at preventing and combating corruption in all spheres of society and the State.
A Draft Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Limited Partnership”
For the purposes of further improving legal conditions to attract investments to the Republic of Uzbekistan and implementing investment projects, a draft Law “On Limited Partnership” (the “Draft Law”) was prepared and published for public discussion.
The unified procedure of implementing public-private partnership projects has been approved in Uzbekistan
According to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers “On Improvement of the Procedure of Implementation of Public-Private Partnership Projects” No.259 dated April 24, 2020 (the “Resolution No.259”), the mechanism of forming and approving prices for products under public-private partnership projects (the “PPP”) has been determined.