NEWS AND EVENTS
December 24, 2011
Small business entities in Uzbekistan reach 247,208
As of December 1, 2011, the database of the Single State Registrar of enterprises and organization has 247,208 small business entities (not including farmers) registered in Uzbekistan.
In January-November of 2011 there were 33,092 new small business entities registered, of which 22,309 (67.4%) were in production industry (including 7,394 of industrial entities), 10,783 (32.6%) in nonproduction fields (services) of economy, the information service of the State Committee in Statistics informed.
As a result of measures implemented by the government of the republic to support small business, its share in major fields of economy tends to grow. In particular, by results of January-September this year, the share of small business entities made: in GDP – 50.5%, in industry – 20.7%, in population employment – 74.2%. These figures in the same period last year were – 48.5%, 18.7% and 73.6% respectively. (Source: UzReport.com)