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Annual Uzbek-British Trade & Industry Council (UBTIC) conference 28 February – 1 March 2019

British Embassy in Tashkent would like to invite UK companies to participate at the annual Uzbek-British Trade & Industry Council (UBTIC) conference. UBTIC conference will be held in Tashkent on 28 February – 1 March 2019. This event has the full support of both the UK and Uzbek Governments, whose senior level delegation is expected… Read more »

visa-free entry to Uzbekistan for British Nationals

Starting from February 1st, 2019 UK citizens will be able to visit Uzbekistan visa-free for up to 30 days Please check the FCO travel advice on Uzbekistan for more information

Briefing for upcoming UBTIC meeting

On September 28th, 2017 new Uzbek Ambassador to the UK, HE Alisher Shaykhov, and Dame Barbara Hay, UK Co-Chair of the Uzbek-British Trade & Industry Council, talked about the commercial opportunities in Uzbekistan and plans for the UBTIC meeting to be held in London on 29 November. Uzbekistan is undergoing a period of change and modernisation. Priority… Read more »

CATBIG meeting

On 13th July 2017 Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Uzbekistan, His Excellency Mr. Chris Allan spoke at the CATBIG event in London, organised by British Expertise International. He briefed attendees on the economic outlook and commercial opportunities available in Uzbekistan. Representatives of in the region of 40 companies attended the event, which was followed by a… Read more »

29 Nov. 2017 – Next annual UBTIC Meeting

24th Session of Uzbek-British Trade & Industry Council (UBTIC) meeting will be held on, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 at County Hall in London. This meeting has the full support of both the UK and Uzbek Governments. UBTIC was established in 1994 to provide an annual forum to discuss, at the highest level, opportunities to increase… Read more »

Uzbekistan approved the list of deposits and perspective areas for foreign investors

In accordance with the Uzbek government’s decree, published in the national legislation database, investors were also invited to develop deposits of strategically important solid minerals, including 12 gold deposits. Potential foreign investors were invited to participate in the geological study of 111 sites prospective for noble, non-ferrous, ferrous and rare earth elements. A list of… Read more »

Celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday and 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations

On 14 June, Her Majesty’s Ambassador Chris Allan hosted a reception at his residence to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday and the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the UK and Uzbekistan. The event brought together representatives of government agencies, businesses, diplomatic missions, international organisations, educational establishments and civil society in… Read more »

First MINEX Uzbekistan Mining Trade and Investment seminar held in Tashkent

On 16-19 May, 2017 MINEX Forum secretariat launched the 1st MINEX Uzbekistan Mining Trade and Investment seminar in Tashkent.   The Seminar was organised with the support of the Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources of Uzbekistan, the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the United Kingdom, the Embassy of the United Kingdom in the… Read more »

Summary of Economic Reforms in Uzbekistan

Summary of economic reforms which took place since the Interim President, now the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, has been heading the Government:   1. On 5 October 2016 H.E. Shavkat Mirziyoev signed a decree to accelerate development of entrepreneurship, protection of private property and improvement of the business climate in Uzbekistan.  The decree… Read more »

Condolences on the death of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

  Condolences on the death of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan were sent by the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP. The address to the people of Uzbekistan can be found by following this link: https://www.facebook.com/ukinuzbekistan/?fref=ts. The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in London has… Read more »