ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2011In January 2011, the government of Uzbekistan announced a change in production support.
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The Times of Central Asia, 10 February 2011, "Uzbekistan to boost car-making industry with state support "
The Persident's Decree # -1442 from 15 December 2010 - http://norma.uz/publish/doc/text59291_sobranie_zakonodatelstva_n_50_ot_20_12_2010
Uzbekistan plans to invest within next 5 years about 1.4 billion US dollars to the domestic automobile industry (the Government will invest more than 1 billion US dollars through the State-owned Uzavtoprom JSC). The automobile industry was announced to be one of the priorities of the industrial development of Uzbekistan in 2011-2015. More than 700 million US dollars will go to build new facilities and more than 600 million will be invested into upgrading the existing facilities.
The government's plans include the introduction of tariff and non-tariff measures to restrict imports and a global partnership strategy as a development tool.