Uzbekistan's GDP ups 8 percent, joint capital of banks – 41.2 percent
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 20 / Trend V. Zhavoronkova /
Growth of Uzbek GDP hit 8 percent in January-September, surplus of state budget - 0.2 percent to GDP. These data were voiced at a meeting of the Uzbek Cabinet of Ministers, the Uzbek embassy to Azerbaijan said.
Growth of Uzbek industrial production hit 9.1 percent, agriculture - 3.3 percent, services - 15.8 percent, construction - 33.5 percent within this period. Growth of capital investments hit 28.3 percent, including direct foreign investments - 2.1 times. Balance of foreign trade turnover hit $2.6 billion.
Growth of joint capital of banks hit 41.2 percent, population's deposits - 68.8 percent in January-September by early 2009. Intensification of commercial banks in investment processes ensured growth of loan investments to real sector of economy to the amount of 34.3 percent.