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Business activity in Uzbekistan. August 2017.

20.09.2017

Business activity in Uzbekistan. August 2017.

August 2017 is characterized by positive changes in the intensity of entrepreneurial activity in Uzbekistan. In August this year, the Index of Business Activity (IBA), calculated by the Center for Economic Research, was as follows:

● 1350 points (values ​​above 1000 indicate activity growth, below 1000 - decline), compared to January 2015 (the beginning of the IBA evaluation according to the new methodology - IBA in January 2015 is 1000), and increased by 35 %;

● 1024 points, as compared to August 2016 (business activity is higher by 2.4% than in August 2016);

● 1040 points, which means an increase in business activity in the Republic by 4%, compared to its level in July 2017.


The index of business activity in August 2017 increased to 1040 points in relation to the previous month. The growth in business activity is due to the increase in all components of the Index:

  • an increase in the number of transactions on bank accounts of business entities by 1%, compared to the previous month;
  • an increase in the intensity of raw materials purchase on the commodity exchange by 7% against the level of the previous month;
  • an improvement of the component of operating economic entities by 0.3% in relation to the level of the previous month;
  • an increase of business activity on the protection and use of trademark ownership by 26,2%, in comparison with that of for July.