Uzbekistan and ADB

ADB’s partnership with Uzbekistan supports reforms that are helping the country transition into a green, inclusive, and market-driven economy.

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Uzbekistan Facts

ADB's Work in Uzbekistan

ADB’s support in 2023 focused on reforms for the country’s transition into a low-carbon, inclusive, and market-driven economy. It is closely aligned with Uzbekistan’s national development strategy and its priority areas: (i) governance and public administration reforms; (ii) economic development, including structural reforms, strengthening private ownership and entrepreneurship, and improving transport and trade connectivity; and (iii) social development.

As of 31 December 2023, ADB has committed 254 public sector loans, grants, guarantees, and technical assistance totaling $12.4 billion to Uzbekistan.


Data: Uzbekistan

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Uzbekistan, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.


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Contact: Uzbekistan Resident Mission (URM)

64, Oloy Bozori Berk Street, Tashkent 100000, Uzbekistan

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Kanokpan Lao-Araya (Ms)
Country Director
Hiroki Katayama (Mr)
Senior Portfolio Management Specialist/PAU Head

The Uzbekistan Resident Mission (URM), located in Tashkent, was formally opened in 1998. URM's primary responsibilities include:

  • Country strategy and programming
  • Policy dialogue and support
  • Portfolio management and administration of delegated projects
  • Aid coordination
  • Economic and sector work and other analytical work
  • Government, civil society, and private sector relations
  • Country reporting
  • External relations and information dissemination

URM applies the advantage of its in-country presence to assist missions from headquarters in periodic country portfolio and program review activities and to provide mission follow-up support. It can assist interested parties by providing information on ADB and its activities in general and in Uzbekistan. URM's resources are of interest particularly to stakeholders in ADB-supported projects in Uzbekistan.

URM will be closed on these dates:

* = The dates are subject to moonsighting.

Last updated: 3 November 2023