ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Jan 2014

In January 2014, the government of Uzbekistan announced changed rules for foreign investors.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 21 Jan 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

FDI: Entry and ownership rule

In early 2014, the government of Uzbekistan announced a few new incentives for foreign investors.
On 21 January 2014, amendments of the foreign investment regulation entered into force. The new rules affect companies with a foreign ownership share of at least 30% and a book value exceeding USD 5 million.
The new rules include:

  • a right of residence for foreign investors throughout the period of their investment;
  • a guarantee of "tax stability" for a period of 10 years.;
  • financial support from the state budget for access costs to external engineering and communication networks; and
  • the introduction of a "one-stop shop" for all state registration procedures.

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