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Business activity in Uzbekistan. October 2017.

17.11.2017

Business activity in Uzbekistan. October 2017.

October 2017 is marked by a significant improvement in the level of intensity of entrepreneurial activity in Uzbekistan. In October, the Business Activity Index (IDA), calculated by the Center for Economic Research, was as follows:

  • 1424 points (values above 1000 show activity growth, below 1000 - decline, table 1, figure 1), as compared to January 2015, and grew by 42.4%;
  • 1083 points, compared with the indicator in October 2016 (an increase of 8.3%);
  • 1145 points, compared with the indicator in September 2017 (an increase of 14.5%).
Positive changes in the Business Activity Index in October 2017, compared with the previous month, were due to the increase in the following components:

  • an increase in the number of transactions on bank accounts of economic entities by 8.5% compared to September 2017,
  • an increase in the intensity of the purchase of raw materials on the commodity and raw materials exchange by 30% compared to the level of the previous month,
  • improvement of the component of operating economic entities by 1.5%, compared to the previous month.
The component of IDA on trademarks in October 2017 is negative. There is a decrease in the level of business activity to protect trademarks by 27%, compared to the previous month.