ABOUT THE FORUM

The Forum is a by-invitation-only exclusive gathering of 1500+ senior international, Central Asian and Uzbek business and financial executives, investors, thought leaders and international media - convened by the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, with the participation of key government economic officials.

Tashkent International Investment Forum is set to be the region’s largest international platform for the discussion of strategies to enhance the role of Central Asia on the international investment market.

WHY UZBEKISTAN?

  • Stable macro-environment and strong GDP growth (5%+).

  • Young and well-educated workforce of 18.5 million, with 97% literacy rates.

  • The Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan is pursuing a policy designed to diversify and liberalize the economy and develop industry branches which do not involve the direct use of natural resources.

  • Over the past eight years, Uzbekistan has risen more than 90 places in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business rankings. For 2020, the country is 69th in the rankings compared to 166th in 2012.Tashkent International Investment Forum is set to be the region’s largest international platform for the discussion of strategies to enhance the role of Central Asia on the international investment market.

  • Its advantageous geo-economic position allows Uzbekistan to benefit from robust regional demand factors.

The Tashkent International Investment Forum provides an opportunity to:

  • Explore new developments in the country’s business environment and help shape and actively participate in Uzbekistan’s next generation of development;
  • Identify and execute specific projects capitalizing on the massive logistics infrastructure build-out germinating from regional initiatives, including Eurasian trade route infrastructure projects;
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the government’s economic liberalization program;
  • Deepen understanding of major FDI projects and privatization measures;
  • Network with the country’s and neighboring region’s business, finance and government leadership;
  • Serve as a spring-board for access to the Central Asian markets.