Azerbaijani Tariff Council changes retail prices for some goods, services
The Tariff Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan held its regular meeting on January 4, 2021.The State Oil Company (SOCAR) has approached the Council with a proposal to raise retail prices for natural gas, AI-92 gasoline and diesel fuel.
The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed a Decree on the establishment of the “Karabakh Revival Fund” public legal entity (January 4, 2021).
In the recently released Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 Guide, GRATA International was as one of the leading firms in the region with ranked offices in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
The activities of enterprises with a state share will be transparent
In accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No.674 “On measures to improve the system of disclosure of information on business entities with state participation and state unitary enterprises” dated October 30, 2020 the following proposals of the Agency for State Assets Management, the Ministry of Information Technologies and Development of Communications as well as the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction were approved.
In Uzbekistan a Presidential Decree on reforming enterprises with State participation and the privatization of State assets has been adopted
In the framework of the Presidential Decree No.УП-6096 “On measures to accelerate the reform of enterprises with the State participation and the privatization of state assets” dated October 28, 2020 (the “Decree No.УП-6096”), the following lists were approved
In September 2020 GRATA International in Kazakhstan became the most read contributor among other authors.
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.