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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...

“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...

EY hosts webinar with the East-West Engineering and ESCO Orient to discuss construction licenses and permits and adaptation of project documentation in Uzbekistan

Dear Sirs and Madams, Given the ongoing energy and construction reforms in Uzbekistan, investors are increasingly interested in regulatory issues of doing business in Uzbekistan. At the webinar Zafar Vakhidov (EY Law) will share his knowledge of Uzbekistan construction legislation with focus on power and recent changes to it. Additionally, Sharaf Ergashev (East-West Engineering) will share their vast experience related to design and adaptation of project documentation for energy supply f 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...

Corporate Law Committee Meeing on April 14, 2021

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...

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...

“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...

“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...

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...

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 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...

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...

AmCham’s first HR Committee

On March 16th, 2018, the American Chamber of Commerce of Uzbekistan was happy to have successfully conducted its first Committee meeting discussing Human Resources. This meeting was attended by representatives of many international companies and their local subsidiaries, namely HRC, UzCarlsberg, Radisson Blue Hotel, Ernst & Young, UzBAT, KPMG, Nestle Uzbekistan, Ucell, Hotel Wyndham, and PepsiCo as well. The aim was to set goals for the Committee and discuss future developments in the HR sphere 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...

CSR Committee meeting on December 20, 2017

Our CSR Committee has restarted its activity after one year break. Newly elected CSR Committee Chairman Nodira Yadgarova gathered representatives of Ucell, Nestle and Train Consultancy, engaged in CSR activities in their companies, to discuss the plans for the next year. During the meeting it was revealed that the companies have their own charity projects and they are developed in order to cover directly or implicitly all stages of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. While helping people in need to sa Read More...

World Bank AmCham Roundtable Discussion

In his visit to Uzbekistan, Mr. Cyril Muller, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, spent two days focused on private sector issues and the continued development of the business climate. His agenda included a meeting with the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The parties exchanged views on priorities of bilateral cooperation, discussed key areas of partnership, and implementation of prospective projects.  In a roundtable discussion between World Read More...

First meeting of Digital Transformation Committee in AMCHAM Uzbekistan

On May 18, 2017 AMCHAM hosted the first event of the Digital Transformation committee - Workshop on Customer Transformation. The honorary speaker of the event, Mr. Dmitriy Beresnev (Microsoft) informed participants on latest trends how technology helps companies to improve customer experience and answered related questions. The event was divided into two parts: Digital and Customer Transformation. During the first part Mr. Beresnev reviewed the following main trends behind digital transform Read More...

Meeting of Agriculture & Food Processing Subcommittee

A meeting between members of the Agriculture & Food Processing Subcommittee and representatives from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) was held at the AmCham office on 11 April 2017. Chairman Dale Henry welcomed participants and special IFC guests who were here to brief the committee on Sustainable Development, and the Cotton Value Chain project in Uzbekistan. Following the meeting was an in-depth presentation on the Cotton Value Chain project by Oksana Varodi, an IFC representativ Read More...

Meeting with Deputy Chairman of Senate – Sadiq Safoyev

On Friday 10 February 2017, Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sadiq Safoyev, visited the AmCham office where he met with a group of AmCham directors, members, and representatives from the U.S. Embassy. Don Nicholson, AmCham President, chaired the meeting and introduced the Senator to those attending.   During the hour-long discussion the Senator outlined the Uzbek Government's proposed plan and provided details on specific issues. The Senator responded to questions from various AmCham members an Read More...

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