Subject (Course): International Trade and Doing Business in Uzbekistan.
- Introduction to the Republic of Uzbekistan (Central
- The Economy of Uzbekistan
- Economic Profile of the provinces of Uzbekistan
- Doing Business in Tashkent
- Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan
- Business Opportunities and Investment potential in Uzbekistan
- Petrol and gas industry
- Chemical industry
- Machinery manufacturing
- Pharmaceutical industries
- Information technologies (IT)
- Transport Network in Uzbekistan
- Case Study: International transport corridors of Uzbekistan
- Financial system of Uzbekistan
- Tourism sector of Uzbekistan
- The six advantages of Uzbekistan in the global economy
- Case Study: SC “Uzavtosanoat” (automotive industry)
- Access to the Uzbek market
- Business Plan for Uzbekistan
Objectives of the subject “Doing Business in the Republic of Uzbekistan”:
- To analyse the Uzbek economy and foreign trade
- To evaluate business opportunities in the Republic of Uzbekistan
- To explore Uzbekistan's trade relations with the student's country
- To know Uzbekistan's Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
- To examine the profile of Uzbek companies
- To develop a business plan for the Uzbek market
Sample of the subject - Doing Business in Uzbekistan:
Subject Description (Doing Business in Uzbekistan).
The Republic of Uzbekistan: the Central Asian Trade Oasis.
- Uzbekistan is the largest country in Central Asia
- Strategic location in the region
- Uzbekistan is very rich in natural and human resources.
- The Republic of Uzbekistan is composed of twelve provinces and the autonomous Republic of Qoraqalpoghiston.
- Independence from the URSS in 1991
- Uzbekistan is a landlocked country
- Borders of Uzbekistan: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.
- Area: 447,400 square kilometres
- Uzbek Population: 29 millions of people (the largest in Central Asia and third in CIS countries)
- The capital of Uzbekistan: Tashkent
- The official language: Uzbek.
- Russian is also used as lingua
franca in the region.
The main religion in Uzbekistan: Islam (90% of the population).
Uzbekistan belongs to the Central Eurasian Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation.
The economy of Uzbekistan.
- Uzbek GDP growth: 8.1%
- Services: 54% of GDP
- The main Uzbek economic sectors: industrial goods, agricultural, construction, and retail
- Natural resources: mineral (petrol and gas) and agricultural
- Reserves of copper, gold (four largest reserves in the World), uranium, and tungsten
- Currency: Uzbek Soum
- The inflation: 6,1%
- 1 million jobs created in 2014
International Trade of Uzbekistan.
- Merchandise exports (% of GDP): 23%
- Merchandise imports (% of GDP): 23,6%
- Exports of services (% of GDP): 4,4%
- Imports of services (% of GDP): 1,4%
- FDI Inflows (% of GDP): 1.3
- Top export markets: China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and Bangladesh
- Top import suppliers: China, Russia, South Korea, Kazakhstan, Germany, and Turkey
Uzbekistan has preferential access/FTA.
- Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with the Kyrgyz Republic and Georgia.
- Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
- Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)
- Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
- Central Asia Regional Economic
Cooperation (CAREC) Programme
- Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEc)
- Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)
Uzbekistan is a member of…
- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
- Islamic Development Bank
- World Customs Organisation
- Economic Social Commission Asia-Pacific (ESCAP)
- Asian Development Bank
- Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)
- Boao Forum for Asia
- Uzbekistan-Middle East (AMED)
- Uzbekistan-European Union: the European Investment Bank and the Economic Commission Europe (UNECE)
- Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)