Number of new enterprises in Uzbekistan up by over 30%
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 15
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
In January-September 2018, 42,800 new enterprises and organizations were created in Uzbekistan, which is 10,000 (30.6 percent) more compared to the same period in 2017, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said in a report.
The number of enterprises and organizations that ceased their activities decreased by 39.3 percent compared to the same period last year and amounted to 6,600.
As a result, the number of existing enterprises and organizations has increased by 31,100 (10.9 percent) from the beginning of the year and amounted to 316,700.
Enterprises and organizations in the sphere of trade account for 21.9 percent of the total amount, industry – 17.4 percent, construction – 8.9 percent, agriculture, forestry and fishery – 7.6 percent, accommodation and food services – 6.1 percent, transportation and storage – 4.1 percent, information and communication – 2.2 percent, health care and provision of social services – 2.1 percent, other spheres of economic activity – 29.7 percent.
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