UZBEKISTAN UTILIZED 18 TRILLION SOUMS OF INVESTMENT IN THE I HALF OF 2015
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The Ministry of Economy and the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan presented a report on the results of socio-economic development of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the first half of 2015.
According to the data presented in the report, the total volume of investments utilized in the reporting period made 18 trillion soums, increasing compared to the same period in 2014 by 9.8 percent.
Over $1.5 billion of the total investments, or 21.3 percent were foreign investments and loans with a growth of 11 percent, including $1.2 billion - foreign direct investment (increase by 10.9 percent). The amount of utilized funds of the Fund for Reconstruction and Development allocated for the implementation of major investment projects in strategic sectors of the economy increased by 5.6 percent and amounted to $ 225 million.
The largest volume of utilized investments during the first half of this year accounts to the share of own funds of economic entities (32.3 percent of the total). The growth compared to the same period of 2014 made 31.8 percent. This in turn reflects the process of active implementation of sectoral programs of diversification and increasing competitiveness of the production, as well as regional programs for socio-economic development of regions.