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Monthly Meeting with Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan

On June 24, the American Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan to hold a Monthly Meeting dedicated to discussion of activity of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the last years and how international conflicts can be resolved through TIAC (Tashkent International Arbitration Center). The President of AmCham, Shadab Akmed Khan, gave an opening speech and then, gave the floor to the Deputy Chairman of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbe Read More...

COST OF DOING BUSINESS IN UZBEKISTAN 2021 “Cost of Doing Business in Uzbekistan 2021” publication is designed to provide “one-stop shop” for foreign and domestic investors looking for an authoritative source for startups and established businesses. This brochure provides comprehensive overview of the major costs, including enterprise registration, labor costs, taxes and tax preferences, licensing, foreign trade procedures, customs payments and preferences, business services, logistics and ot Read More...

Monthly Meeting on June 24, 2021

Dear members, AmCham invites you to join the Monthly Meeting with Mr. Adham Ikramov, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan, will talk about: "Activity of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan for the last years" and Ms. Diana Bayzakova, Director of the Tashkent Arbitration Centre (TIAC), will talk about: "5 reasons to choose TIAC to help you resolve your disputes" Date: Thursday, 24th of June Time: 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. Venue: Hyatt Re Read More...

Charity Women’s Football Game

On June 15, members of the American Chamber of Commerce with the partnership of Ezgu Amal charity fund organized first-ever in Uzbekistan Charity Football Game between two professional women’s football teams, Sogdiana and Pakhtakor. The main goal of the match was to raise funds for children diagnosed with cancer. The organization of the game was sponsored by AmCham Uzbekistan, Silverleafe International, korzinka.uz, Coozin.uz, John Deere, OSCE, Dentons Tashkent, Agros Hayot, Tashkent Women’s Read More...

Charity Women’s Football Game

Do not miss the first ever Female Charity Football Game organized by AmCham CSR Committee with Ezgu Amal Foundation! The game is dedicated to the fundraising for children diagnosed with cancer. Date: June 15, 2021, at 18:00 Venue: Tashkent International School Get your ticket through the following link  Payment can be received through Payme, Click and Apelsin All the raised funds will go to children with cancer who are in the direct care of the Ezgu Amal foundation.   Read More...

“Further improvement of the business climate in Uzbekistan: tax, customs, and other issues”

On June 2, American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan representatives, namely Shadab Ahmed Khan, President, Vera Bell, Treasurer, and Tatyana Bystrushkina, Executive Director, participated in a meeting organized by the Ministry of Finance “Further improvement of the business climate in Uzbekistan: tax, customs, and other issues”. The open policy dialogue gathered several representatives from both private and public sector. Public sector was represented by the Deputy Minister of Finance of th Read More...

Series of online e-Commerce training for women entrepreneurs

"Sharq Ayoli" International Women's Public Fund in Uzbekistan together with Kazakhstan HeyBaby women's clothing manufacturing company supported by USAID's Future Growth Initiative, CIPE, and AmCham, invite you to participate in two sessions of online e-commerce training. Session 1:  E-commerce development for small and medium businesses (SMEs): experience of Kazakhstan women's clothing company HeyBaby Date: May 15, 2021 Time: 10.00-12.00 (Tashkent time) Platform: ZOOM Session 2:  Read More...

General Assembly  on April 8, 2021

General Assembly  on April 8, 2021  Annual General Assembly on April 8, 2021 was the first offline event of the Chamber within the last  year.   The aim of the event was to  report on the activities in 2020 and elect AmCham  Board of Directors for 2021. Despite COVID-19 situation in Uzbekistan, the Chamber organized over 60 online events with participation of leading government ministries and agencies. The speakers  included Senator Safaev,  Dilshod Sultanov, Deputy Minister of Finance, Read More...

CSR Committee “Green Tashkent” on April 16, 2021

Dear members, AmCham CSR Committee invite you to join the “The clean-up of the Bolajon Park ”.    In the framework of “Green Tashkent” initiative of the Maxsustrans (the leading waste management company in Uzbekistan). Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021 Time: 10:00 a.m-13:00 p.m Venue: the Bolajon Park ( near Kuranti bar, Westminster University)   The 3 hours outdoor program will include: Plogging and cleaning the Bolajon Park ( near Kuranti bar, Westminster University) game Read More...

Annual General Assembly on April 8, 2021

Dear AmCham members, Please save the date for Annual General Assembly on April 8, 2021.   Date: Thursday, April 8 Time: 6:30 p.m. Venue: Hyatt Regency Tashkent Read More...

Monthly Meeting on April 6, 2021

Dear AmCham members, Please save the date for Monthly Meeting with Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Director of the Intellectual property Agency under the Ministry of Justice on April 6, 2021.   Date: Tuesday, April 6 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Venue: Online broadcast   Mr. Alisher Karimov, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan, will talk about: "Legal aspects of regulation of investment activities: state and develop Read More...

Legal Committee Meeting on March 31, 2021

Дорогие Члены АмЧама, Мы рады сообщить, что 31 марта 2021 года команда «Делойта» проведет вебинар, в рамках которого расскажут об изменениях в законодательство о государственно-частном партнерстве. Знаниями будут делиться эксперты юридической группы Департамента налогов и права: Олеся Кириловская, Директор Дарига Токпаева, Старший менеджер Пожалуйста, зарегистрируйтесь до 18.00 29 марта 2021 года.  *  При возникновении каких-либо проблем с подключением к вебинару Вы можете обр Read More...

CSR Committee meeting on March 30, 2021

Dear AmCham members, Please save the date for AmCham CSR Commitee Meeting on March 30, 2021. Agenda of the meeting    Date:     Tuesday, March 30 Time:    15:00 p.m. to 17:00 p.m. Venue: Afrosiab St. 4B, Office 201 (AmCham office)     < Read More...

Conference “Green Tashkent” dedicated to the launch of a national program to improve the ecosystem of Tashkent.

“Integrity in Business, International Practices and Standards: State and Prospects”

Annually, countries lose up to 1 trillion USD on the corruption. Bad practices contribute on average 10% of additional expenses of companies. On February 10, 2021 AmCham Uzbekistan jointly with UNDP and KPMG organized international round table discussion “Integrity in Business, International Practices and Standards: State and Prospects”. This was the first offline meeting after prolonged restrictions due to the pandemic. Guest speakers, Hugo Minderhoud – President of AmCham Uzbekistan, Matil Read More...

Monthly Meeting on February 11, 2021

Dear AmCham members, Please save the date for a webinar with Mr. Azimjon Nazarov, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Innovative Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan   Date:     Thursday, February 11 Time:    15:00 p.m. to 16:00 p.m. Venue:  Online broadcast   Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing an authentic Zoom link for joining the webinar.   < Read More...

International Compliance Conference!

The Corporate Governance Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce chaired by Farrukh Abdullakhanov, KPMG, and UNDP in Uzbekistan invite you to join the International Compliance Conference "Integrity in Business, International Practices, and Standards" Local and international experts and representatives of State Agencies (the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Uzbeki Read More...

“LOOKING AHEAD: ECONOMIC POLICY OPTIONS FOR COVID-19 AND BEYOND IN UZBEKISTAN” on February 4

    For the first time in Uzbekistan "The Economist Intelligence Unit" team will speak exclusevily for AmCham Members on the topic "Looking Ahead: Economic Policy Options for Covid-19 and Beyond in Uzbekistan"       Speakers:  Hugo W. Minderhoud, President, AmCham Uzbekistan John Ferguson, Head of Globalization, Trade and Finance practice, The Economist Intelligence Unit Matus Samel, Public Policy Manager, Globalization, Trade and Finance prac Read More...

Round Table with Laziz Kudratov.

On December 2, 2020 Laziz Kudratov, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment held a virtual round table with the members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) to discuss current business and investment climate and issues investors face while doing business in Uzbekistan. Members such as Hyatt Regency Tashkent, Coca-Cola, SkyPower Global, Wings Distribution Company and many others participated in the round table. President of the AmCham Hugo Minderhoud mod Read More...

“Uzbekistan’s RE project pipeline and opportunities” on December 11, 2020

    On December 10, an international Energy Talk "Uzbekistan’s RE project pipeline and opportunities" organized by Invest In Network took place. American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan was the official Knowledge Partner of the event.     Speakers:  Syrymbet Idrissov, Sales Manager for Central Asia, Jinko Solar (Presenting Sponsor) Hugo Minderhoud, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan Olivier Kueny, Senior PPP Specialist, Asian Developm Read More...

Monthly Meeting on November 18, 2020 at 11:00

On November 18, 2020 the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) organized a monthly online meeting with the representatives of Business Ombudsman (BO). The topic of the event was “System for Protecting the Rights of Entrepreneurs: Case of Uzbekistan”. Hugo Minderhoud, President, AmCham Uzbekistan, was moderating the event. After his opening speech, Hugo gave the floor to Mr. Jamshid Urunov, Deputy Commissioner for Protection of Rights and Legitimate Interests of Entrepreneurs un Read More...

“Growing business connectivity between Central Asia and Afganistan” round table on November 18

Central Asian Governments are increasingly engaging in talks to increase regional economic cooperation including trade and investment links with Afghanistan. On November 18, USAID in the framework of Central Asian Trade Forum hosted a regional AmCham Network session "Growing business connectivity between Central Asia and Afganistan". In this panel session AmCham business leaders and member representatives from across the region and Afghanistan discussed joint opportunities for cross-border t Read More...

Negotiations takes place with the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan

On 5 November 2020, the Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov met with the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) Hugo Willem Minderhoud. During the meeting, issues related to support in the context of a pandemic of foreign investors and entrepreneurs implementing projects and operating in the country were discussed. The parties noted the importance of ensuring a constant and effective Read More...

“World Bank Group’s partnership with the public and private sectors in Uzbekistan”

“We rely very much on the consultations with the business association like AmCham Uzbekistan”, Marco Mantonavelli, Country Manager, the World Bank Group. On 28 October 2020, the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) organized a webinar called “World Bank Group’s partnership with the public and private sectors in Uzbekistan”. Hugo Minderhoud, President of AmCham Uzbekistan was moderating the event. Three guests-speakers were invited: Marco Mantovanelli, Country Manager of World B Read More...

“Joining the EAEU: Perspectives from the Eurasian Business Community for Uzbekistan” round table on October 13, 2020

On October 13, the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan hosted a virtual regional round table discussion “Joining the Eurasian Economic Union: Perspectives from the Eurasian Business Community for Uzbekistan”. Tatyana Bystrushkina, Executive Director of AmCham Uzbekistan, moderated the event with leading economists from four Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member countries (Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia) and Uzbekistan.     Panelists:  Kassymkhan Kapparov Read More...

Central Asia Trade Forum: Virtual Event on November 16-20, 2020

Dear Sir / Madam, You are cordially invited to participate in the Annual Central Asia Trade Forum, a flagship international event for companies and officials. Hosted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the forum will explore new trends and market reactions in Central Asia during the post COVID-19 economic recovery. To learn more about the Tenth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum please visit www.catradeforum.org. We look forward to your participation in this excit Read More...

Dentons announces more than 20 new offices in 2020

  The Firm continues to scale with latest announcement of intention to combine with elite law firm in Tanzania October 5, 2020 - Dentons, the world's largest law firm, has announced more than 20 new offices in key locations around the world in 2020 to date. Despite a global pandemic and economic crisis, Dentons remains focused on its strategy to scale and innovate to connect clients to talent and opportunities. Together, the firm will have 188 locations across 77 countries around the worl Read More...

Monthly Meeting on August 18, 2020

On 18 August, the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) organized another monthly online meeting. The President of AmCham Hugo Minderhoud was moderating the event. and the Deputy Minister of Finance Dilshod Sultanov was invited to be a speaker. The event was attended by about 30 representatives of member companies of the chamber, including Coca-Cola, General Motors, UzBAT, Hyatt, Ernst & Young, Nestle, CNH, and other local and foreign institutions. The American Chamber o Read More...

Central Asia Trade Forum: Virtual Event on October 26-30, 2020

THE TENTH CENTRAL ASIA TRADE FORUM HORTICULTURE INNOVATION AND INVESTMENT The Central Asia Trade Forum is one of the largest annual events promoting regional trade and connectivity in Central Asia and has evolved into a widely-recognized brand. The agenda of the Central Asia Trade Forum in 2020 comprises live interactive panel sessions and webinars. Links to background interviews and presentations from thought leaders will support each sectoral panel session and webinar. Read more Read More...

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Monthly Meeting on May 21, 2020

On May 21, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic situation in Uzbekistan, the AmCham has organized remotely its regular monthly meeting hosting HE Sodyq Safoev - the Senator and First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan. More than forty AmCham members and private sector representatives from around the region have joined this online event and took active part in the lively policy deliberations and true public-private dialogue. The Senator opened the meeting with some Read More...

Welcome AmCham New Team Member

AmCham is pleased to welcome a new team member who recently joined us! Mr. Nikolay Yarmov has joined our team as a Senior Business Advisor to support AmCham efforts in improving the business environment in Uzbekistan. Mr. Yarmov will seek new ways and opportunities to increase competitiveness in high growth-potential sectors through facilitating greater public-private dialogue on trade, rule of law, transparency and economic efficiency, agricultural development, economic diversification, SME Read More...

Business Mixer on February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020 Business Mixer sponsored by S.Verenin’s Legal Group featured the presentation of "INVEST IN UZBEKISTAN!" mobile application. A very useful tool to match investment projects in Uzbekistan and investors features a database of investment projects, investment-related legislation in English among other things. Visit http://invest-in-uzbekistan.org/ and download the Tayyor.biz mobile application for more details Read More...

Monthly Meeting on January 30, 2020

January AmCham Meeting Hosts Mr. Bekenov, director of the State Assets Management Agency More than 50 percent of the Uzbek gross domestic product (GDP) is produced by state enterprises. In some sectors, such as the energy sector and railroads, state participation can reach up to 70 to 100 percent. At the same time, these enterprises only employ 18 percent of the Uzbek workforce. As a result, excessive involvement from state institutions into the operations of state enterprises, along with lack Read More...

President’s Note

Dear AmCham Members, I am honored to be elected and serve as the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan. It has been a privilege and a wonderful opportunity to meet members and leaders in our community during the recent AGM and hear how our committed board of directors, Executive Director, and staff can best serve you as the Voice of the Business Community in Uzbekistan. I also want to thank you for the warm welcome over the past month. With nearly 20 years leading bu Read More...

Business Mixer on October 18, 2019

Comfort Technologies a dealer of several European office furniture manufacturers to Central Asia sponsored Business Mixer on October 18th at Wyndham Hotel. AmCham members and guests enjoyed the presentation on the comfortable office space that imrpoves productivity. Congratulations to a winner of a raffle- now lucky owner of EVA office chair! Read More...

Monthly Meeting on October 10, 2019

Mr. Jurabek Mirzamahmudov, First Deputy Minister of Energy and General Director of Uzatom, was the key presenter at the October meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan. Mr. Mirzamahmudov presented on “Energy Sector Reform in Uzbekistan.” According to Mr. Mirzamahmudov, the ministry recently designed its 2030 strategy power sector reform that includes institutional and power sector reform, private-public partnership, renewable energy development, corporate governance and reg Read More...

First US Certified Trade Mission to Uzbekistan on June 18-20, 2019

AmCham Platinum and Gold members participated in the first US Certified Trade Mission on June 18-20, 2019. AmCham Uzbekistan partnered with the US Department of Commerce and US Embassy in Tashkent to bring 12 US companies to explore business opportunities in Uzbekistan. 35 representatives of 12 world-wide known US companies, including of “Fortune 500” such as Procter& Gamble, Bechtel, Caterpillar, ETS and others visited Tashkent. The program of the trade mission included government to busin Read More...

March 26th Mentorship Seminar

The implementation of mentorship programs in Uzbekistan is in its earliest stages. Only large multinational companies that have human resource (HR) departments are able to design and run comprehensive mentorship programs for their employees. Since most businesses in Uzbekistan are small, having a full HR department is often not feasible. Without a mentorship program or HR department, how can these small businesses develop their employees’ qualifications? What are the solutions for small busine Read More...

IPR Seminar on March 26, 2019

The Intellectual Property Rights Committee (IPR) of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) hosted an “IPR and Startups” seminar on March 26 during Women in Science and Technology Week. Companies invest significant resources for research and development, which contributes to the overall cost of the final product. In addition, significant resources are spent on marketing efforts. Consumers connect a corporate brand with a certain level of quality and reputation. Brands are prote Read More...

Tourism and Hospitality Committee First Plenary Session

The first plenary session of the Tourism and Hospitality Committee of AmCham Uzbekistan was held at the Hyatt Regency Tashkent on January 16, 2018 with the participation of members in the tourism and hospitality sector. Also participating were the Ambassadors of Israel, Bangladesh and Ukraine, representatives of the Latvian Embassy, the European Union Delegation, the Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Development of Tourism, Mr. Shakhrukh Sharakhmetov, and A Read More...

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