Afrosiab St. 4B, Office 201, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 100031

Annual General Assembly, April 8, at 18:30 pm at the Hyatt Regency Tashkent

Monthly Meeting on April 6, 2021 at 11 a.m.

Annual General Assembly on April 8

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...

Corporate Law Committee Meeing on April 14

Дорогие Члены АмЧама, Мы рады сообщить, что 14 апреля 2021 года команда «Делойта» проведет вебинар, в рамках которого расскажут об изменениях в законодательство о государственно-частном партнерстве, а также будет обсуждаться план работы комитета в 2021 году. Знаниями будут делиться эксперты юридической группы Департамента налогов и права: Олеся Кириловская, Директор Дарига Токпаева, Старший менеджер   Пожалуйста, зарегистрируйтесь до 18.00 13 марта 2021 года.  Read More...

FMCG Committee Meeting on April 1, 2021

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.

CSR Committee Meeting , February 17, at 15:00 at the AmCham office.

Monthly Meeting with Azimjon S. Nazarov, Deputy minister of innovative development at 15:00

“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...

Compliance Round Table on February 10, 2021 from 9:00 till 13:00

FMCG Committee meeting at 14:00

Monthly Meeting “LOOKING AHEAD: ECONOMIC POLICY OPTIONS FOR COVID-19 AND BEYOND IN UZBEKISTAN”at 16:00

HR Committee meeting at 16:00

Round Table with Sir Suma Chakrabarti, Advisor to the President of Uzbekistan (only for Platinum Members) at 10:00

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,at 14:30 – 16:00

Digital Transformation Committee Webinar: “Еcommerce to Enable Business Growth in Central Asia” at 10 a.m.

Monthly Meeting on December 2, 2020 with Mr. Sardor Umurzakov from 8:00 till 9:00

Tax&Acconting committee on November 27, 2020 from 11:00- 13:00

Tax&Acconting committee on November 20, 2020 from 11:00- 13:00

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...

Virtual round table with US Ambassador H. E. Daniel N. Rosenblum for AmCham new members at 14:00

“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...

Monthly Meeting with EBRD at 15:00

FMCG Committee policy dialogue at 17:00

Webinar with Mr. Ulugbek Azamov, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development at 15:00

Webinar with ADB on September 9, 2020 at 15:00

Round Table HR committee on September 7, 2020 at 15:00

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...

Webinar with IMF on August 17, 2020 at 17:00

Round table “Formation and development of venture investment in the Republic of Uzbekistan” on August 14, 2020 at 15:00 (Tashkent time)

Webinar with Dilshod Sultanov, Deputy Minister of Finance on August 13, 2020 from 17:00 till 18:00 (Tashkent time)

AmCham FMCG Committee meeting on August 11, 2020 at 14:00 – 16:00 (Tashkent time)

Webinar with Laziz Kudratov, First Deputy Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade from 16:00 till 17:00

HR Committee meeting from 11:00 till 11:30

Central Asia & COVID-19: The Role of Business in Response & Economic Recovery

AmCham FMCG Committee meeting on June 3, 2020

Corporate Law Committee webinar on May 28 ( in Russian)

Webinar with Senator Safoev and Ravshan Alimov on May 21, 2020 from 16:00 till 17:00

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...

A webinar by the Digital Transformation Committee ( in Riussian) on May 20, 2020

Tax and legal implications on personnel during quarantine webinar on May 13 ( Russian)

Corporate Law committee meeting in English on May 6

Monthly Meeting Webex Conference with Ambassador Daniel Rosenblum

HR Committee webinar from 11:00 am till 12:00 pm via Zoom

Force-majors webinar in Russian on April 29, 2019

HR Committee meeting on March 4, 2020

Compliance Round Table on February 25, 2020

AmCham Legal Committee meeting on February 14th

AmCham Annual General Assembly on February 13, 2020

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...

Tax and Accounting Seminar on January 24 , 2020

HR Committee meeting on January 17, 2020

Tax and Accounting Seminar on January 15, 2020

Digital Transformation Committee meeting on December 18, 2019

Meeting with WTO Expert on December 11, 2019

AmCham Working Luncheon with US Ambassador H.E. Daniel Rosenblum on December 5, 2019

Business Mixer on November 29, 2019

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...

Meeting with OPIC representative on November 18, 2019

Tax and Accounting Seminar on November 15, 2019

Tax and Accounting Committee Seminar on October 30, 2019

Charity Ball at Hyatt Regency Tashkent on October 16, 2019

The American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan and Hyatt Regency Tashkent teamed up to create the first-ever Charity Ball to support children with cancer on Tuesday, October 16. The red-carpet event. sponsored by Hyatt Regency and the AmCham Corporate Responsibility Committee, attracted more than 300 guests at the hotel. In total, more than 316 million UZS was raised through ticket sales and an auction. All funds went directly to the Ezgu Amal Fund, the first officially registered fund in Uz Read More...

Tax and Accounting seminar on October 11, 2019

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...

Monthly Meeting on September 26, 2019

The first monthly meeting after the summer break featured Bobir Karimov, First Deputy Chairman Antimonopoly Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan. UK educated, Bobir is an experienced lawyer who worked both in public and private sectors of Uzbekistan. “The task of governments in the developing markets is to balance between development of private property and competition”, started Karimov. “Following the adherence of Uzbekistan to liberal economic path, the State Antimonopoly committee was Read More...

Business Mixer on September 13, 2019

PwC - AmCham Platinum member sponsored September 13th networking event. It was great to see old and new friends after the summer break. Indeed, over 10 new corporate members joined AmCham during summer. Over 70 participants enjoyed the networking event graciously organized by PwC team at Radisson Blue hotel. PwC is leader in providing tax, assurance and advisory services in Uzbekistan. For more details please see https://www.pwc.com/uz/en.html/ Read More...

Business Mixer on May 23, 2019

May Business Mixer was sponsored by KINSTELLAR law firm- the leading independent law firm in Emerging Europe, Turkey and Central Asia, with offices in Almaty, Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Istanbul, Kyiv, Prague, Sofia and Tashkent. Joined as Gold member in 2018, Kinstellar is an active part of AmCham Uzbekistan with Joel Benjamin part of AmCham board of Directors. “Uzbekistan’s ongoing reform program drives the development of all sectors of economy”, started Joel. “We see ma Read More...

Monthly Meeting on May 17, 2019

Mr. Akram Mukhamatkulov, Deputy Director, Investment Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan was honorable speaker of the May monthly meeting. Held in the Wyndham Hotel, the meeting hosted over 40 members of AmCham Uzbekistan. Recently created agency is multi targeted tool to promote positive image of the country, attract potential investment projects and serve as an intermediary between the investor of related governmental stru Read More...

Business Mixer on April 25, 2019

The April Business Mixer for the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) was hosted by the Tashkent International Health and Education Service and held on the campus of Tashkent International School. The Business Mixer was dedicated to Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR). Matthew Kuschel, executive director of Tashkent International Clinic and John Gates, director of Tashkent International School (TIS), presented the CSR projects recently implemented by the clinic and school Read More...

Monthly Meeting on April 12, 2019

Atabek Nazirov, director of the Capital Market Development Agency (CMDA) of the Republic of Uzbekistan, spoke at April monthly meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) on April 12. Fifty representatives from the AmCham membership were present at the event, which was held at the Wyndham Tashkent Hotel. The CMDA was created by the Presidential Degree #4127 . As an authorized capital market regular, the agency aims to develop the capital markets in Uzbekistan and exercis 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...

March 26th Business Mixer

The March Business Mixer for the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) was sponsored by AKTE, LLC, an AmCham Gold Member. The March 26 event was held at Inha University of Tashkent as part of the Central Asian Women in Tech & Science Week, March 21-27. The networking event was an opportunity for members of AmCham to meet with representatives of 17 technology companies from the Silicon Valley in California, United States, such as Google, Symantec, Apple, Zenefits, LinkedIn, Mozil 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...

March 14th CSR Committee benefit documentary screening

The Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) hosted the screening of “Trashed” on March 14 for AmCham members and guests. The benefit screening of the documentary was organized with support from Hyatt Regency, an AmCham platinum member, and held within the framework of the Hashar Week project. The goal of the March 14 event was to raise awareness among corporations on the importance of introducing green practices into their corpora Read More...

February 28, 2019 Business Mixer

DaVinci Management Consulting is a member of AmCham in Uzbekistan that specializes in management consulting with a focus on analysis, creation, and the implementation of business management systems as well as business processes and human capital development. DaVinci Management Consulting is recognized professionally as the most reliable and successful head hunting company in Uzbekistan. To celebrate the last day of winter, DaVinci Management Consulting sponsored the February Business Mixer t Read More...

February 25, 2019 Monthly Meeting

This month’s meeting featured two prominent speakers from Washington DC, USA. The first speaker was Deputy Assistant Secretary David Meale of the State Department Bureau of Economics and Business Affairs. He paid his first official visit in his current role since his appointment in December of 2018. It was DAS Meale’s first visit to Uzbekistan in the framework of Annual BiLateral Consultations. (ABC), and led the U.S. Department of State South and Central Asian Affairs Principal Deputy Assist Read More...

February 12 – Annual General Assembly

AmCham Annual General Assembly 2019 (edited) Pursuant to the by-laws of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan, members of the chamber gathered for the Annual General Assembly on February 12, 2019. The agenda of the meeting included the report on chamber activity in 2018, which included committee reports, events, publications, financial reports and the outline of the plan for work in 2019. The meeting concluded with the election of the Board of Directors for 2019 and the adoption of t Read More...

February 7, 2019 at 11:00 am – Editorial Board Meeting

February 6, 2019 14:00pm- 15:00pm – Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee Meeting

Tax and Accounting Committee Seminar on VAT

Tax and Accounting Committee Seminar on January 18, 2019

December 6, 2018- Monthly AmCham Meeting

December’s monthly meeting featured a presentation by Mr. Odilbek Isakov, CFA and the Head of Debt Management Office and the Ministry of Finance Advisor. The event was held in the recently renovated Hotel International Tashkent and had over 70 guests in attendance. Mr. Isakov joined the Ministry of Finance in September of 2018 after having studied and worked in the UK for over a decade. He held different positions in the financial sector, including over 10 years with HSBC in London, UK. “ Read More...

November 28, 2018 Compliance Committee initial meeting

For international business, especially multinational companies that operate globally, compliance is an important aspect of their activity. The failure to comply to the rules can have severe consequences for businesses. The best practices are stipulated by several legislative acts, which include the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) introduced in the USA in the 1970s and the EU’s main legislative act introduced by the GDPR in May of 2018. The FCPA enforced anticorruption and compliance and was Read More...

November 15, 2018- Tourism seminar. Global Entrepreneurship Week

The tourism sector has contributed 10% to the global GDP last year. This sector of the economy requires a comparatively small investment while allowing for generation of hard currency inflow. The creation of small and medium enterprises and start-ups in technologically advanced countries in the private sector has provided much needed employment to the local population. Therefore, a full day was dedicated to the tourism industry of the Global Entrepreneurship Week ( GEW) held in Tashkent duri Read More...

October 17, 2018 AmCham Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights

AmCham in Uzbekistan joined with Legalmax Law Firm to present a seminar discussion on “Attracting Investment- The Case for Intellectual Property Rights”. The seminar was organized in the framework of the Eighth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum that was co-hosted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry for Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan. Over 100 participants attended from private sector companies in Central Asia and government officials from the State Cust Read More...

October 17, 2018 Business Mixer

Members of AmCham in Uzbekistan and participants of the Eighth Central Asian Trade Forum (CATF) attended the October 17th Business Mixer at The Chef Restaurant to celebrate the successful launch of the Forum. Almost 500 participants from the private sector, international organizations and diplomatic missions attended the event. The Mixer was sponsored by AmCham member companies Agessa Group, Legalmax and Infranet Asia. All three companies have well established roots in Uzbekistan. INFRANET AS Read More...

October 3, 2018 Business Mixer

Stomatologiya Budushego LLC, a long-standing member of AmCham in Uzbekistan, graciously sponsored our October Business Mixer. The Mixer was well organized and enjoyed by all who attended. It was held in the heart of the city, at the Crystal Garden. The event was well attended, with almost 100 guests, who enjoyed spectacular Mediterranean cuisine, while socializing on the lovely summer terrace. Director of Sadaf Dental Laboratory and a shareholder of Sadaf Clinics, Mr. Shohruh Mirzaev, welcome Read More...

September 27, 2018 Monthly Meeting

The Minister of Innovative Development, Professor Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov, spoke before 60 members of AmCham and diplomatic corporations during the September 27th meeting. Created by a presidential initiative in November of 2017, the mission of the Ministry of Innovative Development is to ensure the accelerated innovative development of all sectors of the economy and social sphere by utilizing several strategies. These strategies include using advanced foreign experience, modern achievements Read More...

Business Mixer on June 28, 2018

Business Mixer held on June 28th at the Restaurant “Jumanji” was sponsored by HOLOS LLC. The event was opened by AmCham Board Director, Otabek Muhammadiyev. In his speech Mr. Muhammadiyev thanked HOLOS for being AmCham’s longstanding member since 2001. He informed the guests that the next Business Mixer will be held in September and wished everyone a great summer. The floor was given to Khalmurat Manaev, one of the establishers and owners of HOLOS. He thanked AmCham for an enduring friendship Read More...

Monthly Meeting on June 21, 2018

June’s monthly meeting was focused around the activities of the National Agency of Project Management Under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The meeting was held in the restaurant “Dome” of the International Hotel Tashkent. As expected and as it usually is the event was well attended by our members, representatives of international organizations and diplomatic circles of Uzbekistan. Honorary speaker of the event was Mirpayoz Mirsaatov, the Head of the Public Procurement Supervisi Read More...

Monthly Meeting on May 24, 2018

May’s second monthly meeting focused around H.E. Pamela Spratlen, and her departure from her post as Ambassador of the United States of America in Uzbekistan. All members of the American Chamber of Commerce were invited to the event, as well as representatives from several embassies. These included the Ambassador of Hungary, Switzerland, the EU, as well as members of the Latvian and French embassies. In addition, several non-member companies, such as Microsoft, Mars and Artishok, also attended Read More...

Business Mixer on May 11, 2018

May’s Business Mixer was sponsored by the British School of Tashkent. The event featured AmCham’s member companies, as well as some other guests. Attendees were able to enjoy a delicious meal, which perfectly complemented the evening’s mood, allowing people to exchange business ideas and socialize. Finally, the students of the British School organized a tour of the new campus, allowing guests to see for themselves where the children would now be conducting their classes. The British School of Read More...

Monthly Meeting on May 10, 2018

May’s monthly meeting was dedicated towards discussing up-and-coming investment opportunities across Uzbekistan. The American Chamber of Commerce invited all of its members, including honorary spekers, Mr. Alisher Tilyaev - Deputy Mayor of Tashkent, as well as Mr. Rustamkhon Azizov – Head of the Department of Investments, Innovations, Development of Tourism, and Assistance to Privatized Enterprises. Together, they explained which sectors of Uzbek economy were developing and which ones would be Read More...

Monthly Meeting on April 18, 2018

Honorary speaker of April 18th Monthly Meeting was Associate Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Uzbekistan, Mr. Alkis Drakinos . AmCham members as well as guests of AmCham, among them Ambassadors of Switzerland, Israel, Bangladesh and Slovak Republic came to hear about EBRD’s viewpoint on the recent reforms in Uzbekistan and its activities in Uzbekistan. At the beginning of the evening the floor was given to David Spears, former World Bank’s Country Manager t Read More...

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