Uzbekistan declares Navoi region free economic zone
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
TASHKENT, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on Thursday designating the Navoi region as a free economic zone (FEZ) for innovative, high-tech, export-oriented and import-substituting industries for the period up to Jan. 1, 2030, with the possibility of further extension.
The Navoi FEZ is located in a mineral resources-rich region, now equipped with advanced logistics facilities and other necessary infrastructure.
Enterprises operating there will be able ...