Issuance of permits for international goods transportation will be done online
As per the regulations, permits for international road transportation of goods and passengers (including bilateral, transit, or transportation to/from third countries) must include specific information regarding the types of transportation and the applicable conditions.
Belarus has modified the conditions for regulating consumer goods prices
Since October 2022, Government Resolution No. 713, which sets out the measures to regulate prices, has been in force in Belarus (https://pravo.by/document/?guid=12551&p0=C22200713&p1=1&p5=0). Price restrictions affect producers, importers and sellers of goods on the Belarusian market. The list of regulated consumer goods includes 330 items, including food, clothes, electrical goods, cars and spare parts, construction materials.
Uzbekistan takes measures for expanding access to digital services and digital transformation
In order to ensure convenient access to digital services for the population and entrepreneurs, improve the business environment, and reduce administrative procedures, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan has enacted the Resolution “On measures for expanding the coverage and enhancing the quality of digital services, as well as digital transformation in sectors, industries, and regions” No. ПП-162 dated May 24, 2023, (the “Resolution No. ПП-162”).
Uzbekistan takes measures to improve the investment and business environment in the Republic of Karakalpakstan
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed the Law “On introduction of amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan aimed at improving the investment and business environment in the Republic of Karakalpakstan” № ЗРУ-845 dated 12 June 2023 (the “Law № ЗРУ-845”).
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Textile and clothing-knitwear industry is being reformed in Uzbekistan
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed Decree “On measures to support the activities of cotton-textile clusters, radical reform of the textile and clothing-knitwear industry, as well as further increase in the export potential of the sector” No. УП-2 dated January 10, 2023 (the “Decree No. УП-2”).
The government will support the activities of cotton-textile clusters in Uzbekistan
The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan adopted the Resolution “On additional measures to support the activities of raw cotton producers” No. 23 dated January 26, 2023 (the “Resolution No. 23”).
The procedure for placing goods under customs transit regime has been defined in Uzbekistan
The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan adopted the Resolution “On measures to regulate operations related to the placement of goods under the customs regime of customs transit” No. 737 dated November 15, 2022 (the “Resolution No. 737”).
On the introduction of restrictions on the export of cash foreign currency from the Kyrgyz Republic
In order to ensure financial and economic security, stabilize the situation in the domestic foreign exchange market, as well as protect the national interests of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic dated January 13, 2023 No. 7 introduced a temporary ban on the export of foreign currency
Uzbekistan extends zero rates of customs duties on goods
The Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On additional measures for ensuring price stability in consumer markets” No. 251 dated November 17, 2022
GRATA International attends the 5th Anniversary Plenary Meeting of the Kazakhstan Canada Business Council (KCBC)
On November 25, 2022, Astana Samat Daumov, Partner, and Ainura Takeyeva, Counsel of GRATA International attended the conference dedicated to the 5th Anniversary Plenary Meeting of the Kazakhstan Canada Business Council.