Uzbekistan and ADB
In the Spotlight
New units at the the Talimarjan gas-fired plant in southern Uzbekistan bring cleaner, more efficient power to a remote part of the country.
The Government of Uzbekistan reported GDP growth at 7.8% in the first half of 2016, down from the 8.1% recorded in the same period of 2015, reflecting a weaker external environment and slower growth in industry. On the supply side, growth was driven by expansion at 12.9% in services and 17.5% in construction, which benefited from continued implementation of state housing and infrastructure development programs. Read more from Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update
Supporting financial institutions is important as countries in Central Asia and the Caucasus work to reform and modernize their economies, says ADB's Nana Khurodze.
This country brief summarizes how the partnership of ADB and the Government of Uzbekistan has been instrumental to the development of the country.
Uzbekistan is a country striving for inclusive economic growth and a narrowing of gaps in infrastructure quality between rural and urban areas.
The country partnership strategy (CPS), 2012-2016 is aligned with Uzbekistan’s Welfare Improvement Strategy, 2013-2015, which guides the country’s pursuit of industrial modernization and infrastructure development. The CPS focuses on transport and communication, energy, water supply, municipal infrastructure and services, and access to financial services.
Projects in Uzbekistan
Population in Uzbekistan, in millions (2015)
Maternal mortality ratio in Uzbekistan, per 100,000 live births (2015)
Population living below the national poverty line in Uzbekistan (2015)
Average annual population growth rate in Uzbekistan (2010-2015)