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Number of enterprises in Uzbekistan increases

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According to the State Statistics Committee, in January-February 2019, the number of newly created enterprises and organizations in Uzbekistan amounted to more than 23.9 thousand units, which is 13.2 thousand units more compared to the same period last year.

As a result, the number of active enterprises and organizations from the beginning of the year increased by 51.0 thousand units (17.4%) and amounted to 344.1 thousand units.

As of March 1, 2019, the number of active enterprises with foreign capital amounted to 8056 units. Compared to the same period last year, their number increased by 2345, or 41.1%. Most of them belong to Russia, Turkey, China, Kazakhstan and South Korea.

The number of registered enterprises and organizations was 361.2 thousand units in March 1, which is 17.1 % more than in the same period 2018. By the types of their economic activity in the sphere of trade, 23.8% are accounted for, industry – 17.6%, construction – 9.0%, agriculture, forestry and fishery – 7.5%, accommodation and food services – 6.2% , transportation and storage – 4.0%, information and communication – 2.1%, health and social services – 2.0 %, in other areas of economic activity – 27.8 %.

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