Construction sector of Uzbekistan grows by over 6%
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
In January-October 2018, the volume of construction work in Uzbekistan increased by 6.2 percent and amounted to 35,984.4 billion soums, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said in a report.
The volume of construction work performed by large contractors amounted to 11,003.8 billion soums, which is 2.4 percent more than the corresponding period last year. The share in the total volume of construction work reached 30.6 percent.
The volume of construction work performed by small enterprises and micro-firms amounted to 14,696.9 billion soums, which is 14.4 percent more than the corresponding period last year. The share in the total volume of construction work reached 40.8 percent.
The share of the informal sector was 28.6 percent, or 10,283.7 billion soums. The growth rate was negative 0.6 percent.
(8271.27 soums = 1 USD on Nov. 13)
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