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Business activity in Uzbekistan. September 2017.

20.10.2017

Business activity in Uzbekistan. September 2017.

September 2017 is characterized by a slowdown in the intensity of entrepreneurial activity in Uzbekistan. In September, 2017 the Business Activity Index (IDA), calculated by the Center for Economic Research, was as follows:

● 1319 points (values ​​above 1000 show activity growth, below 1000 - decline), as compared to January 2015 (the beginning of the IDA evaluation according to the new methodology - IDA in January 2015 is 1000), and increased by 31 ,9%

● 976 points, compared with the indicator in September 2016 (a decrease of 2.4%);

● 968 points, compared to its level in August 2017.


The decline in the Business Activity Index in September 2017 relative to the previous month was due to the following components:

  • a decrease in the number of banking operations by 2.2% compared to August 2017;

  • a decrease in the intensity of raw materials purchases on the commodity exchange by 6.5% compared to the level of the previous month;
  • a decline in the component of existing economic entities, up to 0.9935 points in relation to the level of the previous month.

While the IDA component for trademarks was positive:

  • there is an increase in the level of business activity on the protection and use of trademark ownership by 10.8% compared to the previous month.