Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Feb. 25 / Trend D.Azizov /
Investment in Uzbek economy through all financial sources in 2009 grew up in comparable prices by 28.3 percent compared to 2008 to 12.531.9 trillion soums, the State Statistics Committee informed.
75.7 percent (9.491 trillion soums) of capital expenditure was directed at the construction, reconstruction and technical re-equipment of enterprises of manufacturing industry in 2009 compared to 75.4 percent in 2008.
The major share of total capital expenditure - 46.9 percent (53.9 percent 2008) - accounted for assets of enterprises and the population of budget - 8.1 percent (9 percent), non-budget funds - 7.4 percent (6.3 percent), bank loans and other borrowed funds - 5.2 percent (5 percent).
Share of assimilated foreign investments in total capital expenditure rose to 32.4 percent compared to 25.8 percent in 2008.
The bulk of foreign investments and loans - 55.4 percent - has been spent in the field of transport and communications, 13.5 percent - in geology and exploration of mineral resources, 12.1 percent - in the fuel and energy sector, 2.8 percent - production of building materials, to 2.3 percent - in the light industry and construction by 2.2 percent in the education sector and in public utilities, other industries - 7.2 percent.
In 2009, investments from all financial sources were planned in the amount of 10.458 trillion soums.
In 2008, the volume of investments increased by 28.3 percent compared to 2007 and amounted to 8.484 trillion soums.
Feb. 25, the official exchange rate is 1.537.35 soum to $1.