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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...

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...

Tax and Accounting Committee Seminar on VAT

January 18 and January 23, 2019 AmCham Tax and Accounting Committee Seminars (edited) Dozens of changes and additions to the Tax Legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan were introduced in January, 2019. AmCham had received number of requests to provide clarification on new taxation, especially surrounding legislation and procedures related to the Value Added Tax (VAT), which came into force since January, 2019. To provide clarification and to advise members, the Tax and Accounting Committ Read More...

Why Uzbekistan: tourism sector development issues

Dear Sir/ Ma’am, You are invited to join a tourism seminar “Why Uzbekistan: tourism sector development issues” organized by AmCham Uzbekistan in the framework of the Second Global Entrepreneurship Week. On Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 14:00 pm till 15:30 pm The registration for seminar opens at 13:30 At the Palace of Youth Creativity Located at: 2, Mustaqillik Avenue, Tashkent (map is enclosed) The panel members of a seminar include international experts from the tourism and Read More...

Member news: EY workshop on performance evaluation and motivation of personnel in Tashkent

On October 18, Damir Deminov, Senior Manager of EY People Advisory Services, delivered a workshop on performance evaluation and motivation of personnel in Tashkent. The event was attended by Directors and HR specialists of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan, international and local companies in the automotive, pharmaceutical, consumer, media and other sectors. The workshop participants discussed personnel assessment tools and special aspects of relationship between the perform Read More...

“Attracting Investment – The Case for Intellectual Property Rights”

Dear AmCham members, You are invited to join a seminar “Attracting Investment – The Case for Intellectual Property Rights” organized jointly by AmCham Uzbekistan and Legalmax Law Firm in the framework of the Eight Central Asia Trade Forum. On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 14:00 pm till 15:30 pm At the Palace of Youth Creativity (the Theater) Located at: 2, Mustaqillik Avenue, Tashkent (map is enclosed) The program of a seminar includes speakers of the regional representativ Read More...

Central Asian Trade Forum on October 17-18, 2018

Eighth Central Asian Trade Forum (CATF) will be held in Tashkent on October 17-18 at UzExpoCenter. CATF provides a unique platform for businesses to explore new opportunities in Central Asia’s emerging markets that have over 70 million potential customers. Last year over 1,100 visitors from 18 countries attended the forum. This year’s CATF theme is New Horizons in Trade and Investment. CATF is a flagship initiative of the US Government. AmCham Uzbekistan will act as a Partner of the event th Read More...

Dinner with Principal Deputy Assistant ( PDAS) for Economic and Business Affairs of the U.S. Department of State

On September 12, 2018, AmCham Board of Directors and Platinum members were invited to a dinner event with the visiting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) for Economic and Business Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, Brian McFeeters. Participants exchanged views on current trade and regulatory reform practices, investment climate and foreign direct investment. They also discussed prospects for increasing economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and the United States including the Read More...

Training for Business Associations sponsored by CIPE

Member- associations and management of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan participated in three days training for Business Associations. The training was organized by Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and delivered by highly professional trainers as Ulug Kydyrbaev, founder of multiple business associations in Kyrgyzstan. Participant were taught practical tools to improve management of associations e.g. performance evaluation, budgeting and finance aspects, comp Read More...

Meeting with Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

On Friday August 17 the Board of AmCham met with a visiting OPIC delegation headed by Executive Vice President David Bohigian. "Uzbekistan and the region present attractive opportunities and we are pleased to travel here to meet with government and business leaders to discuss the country’s needs and identify opportunities for future U.S. investment. OPIC seeks to support Uzbekistan and its people through investments that focus on natural resources, energy, and infrastructure projects,” said Read More...

Meeting with US Trade Representatives

On Thursday August 16 the Board of AmCham met with Assistant US Trade Representative for South and Central Asian Affairs Mark Linscott and Assistant US Trade Representative for Trade Policy and Economics Edward Gresser. The delegation was in Tashkent to discuss with Uzbekistan the requirements for continuing the use of the US Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) trade program, as well as the process of Uzbekistan’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). During the discussion Read More...

Meeting with Air Products Top Management Delegation

On 8 August, Platinum members of AmCham Uzbekistan chaired by the President of AmCham Uzbekistan Hugo Minderhoud hosted Air Products top management delegation headed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and CEO of Air Products (USA) Seifi Ghasemi in AmCham office. Air Products delegation came to Uzbekistan to discuss their plans to establish production of industrial gases in Uzbekistan. During the visit they met with the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Ch Read More...

Meeting with Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells and US Ambassador to Uzbekistan H.E. Pamela Spratlen

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells and H.E. Ambassador of H.E. Pamela Spratlen, U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan visited AmCham Uzbekistan office to meet with our Platinum Members on January 31, 2018. Our Platinum members, among which are General Motors Uzbekistan, PWC, Beeline and AKTE LLC, shared their impressions from the recent progress in doing business in Uzbekistan. During her official visit to Tashkent, Alice Wells met with senior go Read More...

Message from the Chair of CSR Committee to the Members of AmCham Uzbekistan. Charity Action Photo Report

Dear AmCham members! Happy New Year!!! I hope you had a great New Year’s holiday and came back to your regular business. We are starting 2018 with fresh ideas for CSR committee perspective. The success of our mission depends on everyone that contributed with fair share to the common good. As the result on 20th of December 2017, CSR committee organized the initial meeting with CSR members, where the members shared with their own experience and discussed about further implementation of s Read More...

A Message for the New Year 2018 from the President of AmCham Uzbekistan

Dear friends, We have said farewell to a very exciting and dynamic 2017. It has been a year full of events for Uzbekistan and AmCham. Many delegations visited the country and we have welcomed a lot of new members. One of the highlights was, of course, the long awaited liberalisation of the foreign currency market in September, which came much earlier then expected. We all have felt the wind of change introduced by President Shavkat Mirzoyoyev and we applaud his tremendous efforts to op Read More...

Meeting with USTR Delegation – December 14th 2017

Members of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) delegation visit to Uzbekistan in December of 2017 invited AmCham members to participate in a luncheon during the Council Meeting of the U.S. – Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreements (TIFA). During the luncheon, AmCham members had the opportunity to meet with senior officials from the governments of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan who were participating in the council meeting. Representat Read More...

Human Resources Committee was set up within AmCham Uzbekistan

In the recent years we feel more and more that the demand for the human capital in the organizations is increasing. Many business owners and CEOs are expressing need how to attract, manage and retain talents, high potential employees. The main reason behind these to meet the Company’s objectives and enhance its business performance. Human Resources as one of the function which responsible to develop People Strategy, is required to be a leader and a business partner in this term. Durin Read More...

The Members of AmCham Uzbekistan were invited to the Reception with US Congressmen

The Board of Directors of AmCham Uzbekistan and AmCham members among whom representatives of Central Asian Seed Company, OASIS, Wakefield Inspection Service, General Motors and General Electric were invited by US Ambassador HE Pamela L. Spratlen to the Reception held on November 22, 2017. The reception was organized in honor of a delegation of the US Congress led by a member of the House of Representatives Trent Kelly. Our members had a great chance to discuss the possibilities of strengthening Read More...

AmCham Uzbekistan took part in an International Round table “Improving the investment climate of Uzbekistan, achieved results and future priorities”

The Vice President of AmCham Uzbekistan, Tõnu Grünberg and Executive Director, Ms. Nazi Aripdjanova participated in an International Round table on improving the investment climate in Uzbekistan which was held on the 8th of November 2017 and brought together representatives of state and international organizations, the largest foreign and local companies. AmCham Uzbekistan Vice President gave interview to Uzbek television. It stands to mention that the majority of participants were presented Read More...

1st Annual Global Entrepreneurship Week

AmCham Uzbekistan Members are invited to take part in the 1st Annual Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Uzbekistan organized by our member AMBiT (Association of International Business and Technologies) on November 13-19. Please download the Program of GEW in Uzbekistan to see the information about events and venue. The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) is a year-round platform of programs and initiatives created by the communities that celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week each Novembe Read More...

Doing Business 2018 Report: Uzbekistan is a global top improver of the business environment.

President of AmCham Uzbekistan Hugo Minderhoud and Executive Director Nazi Aripdjanova joined the Doing Business 2018 Report Launch where Uzbekistan overall performance on the ease of doing business was discussed. The event has started with welcome speeches of Galina Saidova, the Minister of Economy of RUz and World Bank Governor for Uzbekistan, Lilia Burunciuc, World Bank Director for Central Asia and Cecile Fruman, World Bank Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice Director. Stefka Slavov Read More...

The members of AmCham Uzbekistan were invited to the lunch with US Ambassador HE Pamela L. Spratlen

The Board of Directors of AmCham Uzbekistan and AmCham members who participated in American-Uzbek Business Forum held in New York on September 20, 2017 were invited by US Ambassador HE Pamela L. Spratlen to the lunch held on September 29, 2017 in Khiva Restaurant, Hyatt Regency Hotel. The members shared their impressions from American-Uzbek Business Forum. All expressed the same opinion that the Forum was very fruitful; presentations of the representatives of Uzbek government were highly profes Read More...

AmCham Uzbekistan took part in the conference “Formation of Uzbekistan’s Country Brand”

By the invitation of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan AmCham representatives participated in the conference “Formation of Uzbekistan’s Country Brand” which was held on October 10, 2017 in Radisson Blue Hotel. The conference was held by Alisher Kurmanov, the Head of the Senate Committee on issues of international relations, foreign economic relations, foreign investments and tourism. The President of AmCham Uzbekistan Hugo Minderhoud, Executive Director of AmCham Nazi Read More...

Congratulations on the Independence Day of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The American Chamber of Commerce avails itself of the opportunity to congratulate HE The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev and the people of Uzbekistan with the upcoming twenty sixth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan and is looking forward to enhancing the dialogue with the government on the basis of mutual trust and respect. Read More...

The Board of Directors elected on the General Assembly

The American Chamber in Uzbekistan is pleased to announce that at the last General Assembly the members have elected the following Board of Directors: Hugo W.Minderhoud, AKTE LLC - President Tõnu Grünberg, Ucell - Vice President Vera Bell, Audit-As LLC – Treasurer Anvar Azamov, Ernst&Young – Secretary David Le Blond,  UzBat – Member of the Board Otabek Muhammadiyev, PwC – Member of the Board Gabil Ahmadov, Coca-Cola - Member of the Board Mirpayoz Mirsaatov, Olsoft – Member of the Boar Read More...

The first meeting of Digital Transformation Committee of AmCham Uzbekistan will be held on the 18th of May

Technology has disrupted the way companies conduct business. Small businesses can take advantage of new technologies and level the playing field with larger organizations. Small business owners should also consider utilizing technology in their planning processes. This allows owners to conduct operations using the best available technology. Businesses in Uzbekistan can benefit greatly by increasing their efficiency and competitiveness by undergoing a digital transformation. The process of e Read More...