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Tashkent region leads in total industry share of Uzbekistan
This article reports that the Tashkent region was responsible for the largest share (15.8 percent) of industrial output in Uzbekistan from January to February 2019, followed by Tashkent city at 15.1 percent. Tashkent city also produced the second largest share of consumer goods, 20.2 percent of the total consumer goods of Uzbekistan, for the same period.
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Dispossession and urban development in new Tashkent
The Tashkent City business centre project promises to transform Tashkent’s city centre and enhance the lives of its people and visitors. To make way for the US$1.3 billion project, a residential district was demolished and its former residents scattered across outlying parts of the city. This article examines the project plans and how Uzbek leaders are breaking their own country’s laws and infringing on the rights of regular citizens.
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Uzbekistan’s 2019 strategy: Foreign investments a key focus
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