Number of enterprises with foreign capital in Uzbekistan almost doubles

Business Materials 14 May 2019 12:30 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14

By Fakhri Vakilov – Trend:

The share of Tashkent and the Tashkent region of Uzbekistan accounts for 72 percent of enterprises with foreign investments, Trend reports with reference to the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan.

Official statistics recorded that there are 5208 enterprises in Tashkent with the participation of foreign capital (61 percent) and 937 (11 percent) in Tashkent region.

There are 438 enterprises with foreign capital In the Samarkand region, which is 5.1 percent of the total figure. The remaining regions account for 23 percent of foreign and joint ventures.

As of May 1, 2019, the number of active enterprises with foreign capital amounted to 8536.

Compared to the same period last year, their number increased by 2,558, or 42.8 percent. Most of them belong to Russia (1576), Turkey (1021), China (1268), Kazakhstan (623), and Korea (702).

The State Statistics Committee notes that 4,411 enterprises with foreign capital are joint, 4,125 are foreign ones.

The main part of the operating enterprises with the participation of foreign capital falls on industry (3173) and trade (2020). The smallest share falls on health care and the provision of social services, as well as information and communication.

In January-April 2019, 1,147 units of enterprises with the participation of foreign capital were created again in Uzbekistan. This figure increased by 564 units Compared with the same period last year.

Thus, 178 enterprises were recorded with the participation of capital of Russian residents, China - 166, Turkey - 161, Kazakhstan - 120 and Korea - 83 enterprises. Most of them are in industry — 355, trade — 325, construction — 131, agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries — 92, and other activities — 113.


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