REPUBLIC UZBEKISTAN

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COUNTRY PROFILE UZBEKISTAN

GENERAL INFORMATION (GENERAL INFORMATION)

Official Name Country

Republic of Uzbekistan

Form of state

Republic

Capital city

Tashkent

An area

447 400 km2


Total population

31.0255 million souls


National anthem

"O'zbekiston Respublikasining Davlat Madhiyasi" (State Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan)


Religion

Muslim 88% (mostly Sunni), the Russian Orthodox 9%, other 3%


Language

Uzbek 74.3% (official), Russia 14.2%, Tajik 4.4% Other 7.1%


Currency

1 US $ = 3083 Uzbekistan Sum / UZS

(October 25, 2016)

Independence / National Day

1 September (1991)

(Independence Day

of the Soviet Union)

Government system

Presidential-Parliamentary


Name of Head of State

acting President

Miromonovich Shavkat Mirziyoyev

(8 September 2016)

Name of Head of Government

Prime Minister

Miromonovich Shavkat Mirziyoyev

(12 December 2003)

Behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Khafizovich Abdulaziz Kamilov

(February 11, 2012)

Name Ambassador of Uzbekistan to RI

Shavkat Jamolov

(Submission of Letters Credentials to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, dated January 14, 2009)

Name of the Indonesian ambassador to Uzbekistan

Anak Agung Gde Alit Santhika

(Submission of Letters Credentials to President Islam Karimov, dated January 7, 2015)

GDP

US $ 66.73 billion (2015)

(World Bank)

GDP per Capita

US $ 2,150 (2015)

(World Bank)

Main Export Commodities

Gold, cotton, oil and gas, automobile.


Major Import Commodities

Industrial machinery and equipment, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and food


Uzbekistan membership in the Forum Regional / International

ADB, CICA, CIS, EAPC, EBRD, ECO, FAO, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC (NGOs), ICRM, IDA, IDB, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, Interpol, IOC, ISO, ITSO, ITU , MIGA, NAM, OIC, OPCW, OSCE, PFP, SCO, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNWTO, UPU, WCO, WFTU (NGOs), the WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO (observer)


flag of Uzbekistan

Three horizontal stripes in blue (top), white, and green separated red line with a white crescent moon on the upper left and 12 white stars. The blue color symbolizes the "sky", white symbolizes "peace" which means a clean mind and will, while the green color symbolizes the "naturalness" is the color of Islam. While the red line is the vital force of all beings that connect the goodness and purity of ideas in the blue sky and the earth;crescent symbolizes Islam and the 12 stars symbolizing the calendar months Uzbek

 


etymology Uzbekistan

The combination of the Turkish word "Uz" (self) and "defender" (Master) with words from Persian suffix "-stan" (state) which means "Land of the free".


Geography:

locations :

Central Asia, in the southern part borders Afghanistan and Turkmenistan, in the southeastern borders with Tajikistan, in the northern part bordering Kazakhstan, and in the east bordering Kyrgyzstan.

Coordinate :

41 00 N, 64 00 E

The area:

Total: 447.400 sq km

Mainland: 425.400 sq km

Bodies of Water: 22,000 sq km

57th largest country in the world

4 times the area of Virginia and a bit larger than California

The division of administrative regions:

12 provinces (Andijan, Bukhara, Ferghana, Jizzax, Namangan, Navoi, Kashkadaryo, Samarkand, Sidaryo, Surkhandaryo, Tashkent, Khorezm), 1 Autonomous Republic (Republic of Karakalpakstan), and the first-level State Province (Tashkent)

The length of the border

Total: 6.893 km

Bordered by (5) countries: Afghanistan 144 km, 2,330 km Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan 1,314 km, 1,312 km Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan 1,793 km

spacious beach 

0 km (doubly landlocked country);

Note - Uzbekistan includes the southern part of the sea dry "Aral Sea" which has an area of 420 km along the coast.

Climate

4 seasons: summer, fall, winter and spring.

Mainland

Most of the flat desert that is connected with the flow of the river that flows along the area of the Amu Darya, Syr Darya (Sirdaryo), and Zarafshon; While in the eastern Fergana valley surrounded by mountainous Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan; and dry sea "Aral Sea" in the West.

Locations with the highest point

Adelunga Toghi 4.301 m

Locations with the lowest point

Sariqamish Kuli -12 m

Natural resources

Natural gas, petroleum, coal, gold, uranium, silver, copper, lead, zinc, molybdenum

land use

Agricultural land: 62.6%

Arable land 10.1%; permanent crops 0.8%; permanent pasture 51.7%

Forests: 7.7%

Others: 29.7%

Irrigated

42.150 sq km (2012)

politics:

Structure of State and Government

Uzbekistan is a country with a Republican form of parliamentary presidential system of government.

The basic principles of the country of Uzbekistan is to develop democracy, improve the realization of reforms and building civil society, so that Uzbekistan can stand in line with democratic countries that are growing, but still maintaining the values of the cultural traditions of Uzbekistan.

Branches of Government:

  • EXECUTIVE AGENCIES

    Head of state is the President elected through general elections with a term of five years (Amendment Election Law December 5, 2011). Presidential election held 90 days after the Parliamentary Elections (Amendment of March 23, 2012 presidential elections). The term of office of a President should not be more than two terms. During his tenure, a President shall not hold any other office, a representative of the institution or involved in commercial activities. The president has legal immunity. A President takes office as office following oath of office in front of a joint session of the Senate and the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis (Parliament). The President is not authorized to divert some of its power to the entity or state institutions. If the President is unable to carry out their duties, the Chairman of the Senate will be acting President until the election of the new President (Amendment to the Constitution in March 2011).

    President of Uzbekistan, upon completion of his term, will become a lifetime member of the Senate. The President may dissolve the Senate and the Legislative Council (with the approval of the Constitutional Court) if: both houses of Oliy Majlis hostile and can not be completed and has disrupted work functions; The second council issued a law contrary to the Constitution of the state; or enmity between the two councils that threaten the normal functioning Oliy Majlis. If the Senate and the Legislative Council is dissolved, within three months of the election should be held. The Senate and the Legislative Council should not be dissolved if a state of emergency.

    Head of Government is the Prime Minister (PM) as the holder of executive power. Prime Minister candidate nominated by political parties that occupy the majority of seats in Parliament or by a coalition of political parties in Parliament with a majority of votes. PM candidate is then proposed to the President to be submitted to Parliament for approval. The Prime Minister is responsible to the President and Parliament. Members of the Cabinet of Ministers proposed by the prime minister and approved by the President. The President can dismiss the Prime Minister if Parliament declare Motion Disbelief against PM. If the President dismiss PM entire Cabinet of Ministers to retreat with PM. The President then put forward a new candidate with the consent of more than half the members of Parliament. If Parliament twice rejected the PM candidate proposed by the President, the President is entitled to appoint Acting Prime Minister and dissolve Parliament.

    The composition of the Cabinet of Government of Uzbekistan:
  • Prime Minister: Shavkat Mirziyoyev Miromonovich;
  • Deputy First Prime Minister; The construction sector heads Macroeconomics, Structural Transformation, Foreign Investment and Integrated Development; Minister of Finance: Sadiqovich Rustam Azimov;
  • Deputy Prime Minister; The construction sector heads Industry, Building Materials, Housing and Urban Services and Transportation, Head of the State Commission for Architecture and Development: Botir Irkinovich Zokirov;
  • Deputy Prime Minister; Heading up the sectors of Geology, Oil d an Energy, Chemicals, Petrochemicals and Industries   Metallurgy: Gulomjon Inomovich Ibragimov;
  • Deputy PM; Heading Construction sector Industrial Engineering, Industrial Electricity and Cars,   Product standardization, Chairman Uzavtosanoat Product Standards: Ulugbek Ubaydullaevich Rozuqulov;
  • Deputy PM; Heading up the Health sector, Environment and Quality of Life: Adkham Ilkhamovich Ikramov;
  • Deputy Prime Minister; Sector heads the Youth Policy, Education, Culture and   Sports: Bakhodir Yunusovich Khodiyev;
  • Deputy Prime Minister; Chairman of the Women's Commission: Elmira Erkinovna Basitkhanova;
  • Minister of Finance: Sadiqovich Rustam Azimov;
  • Economy Minister: Galina Karimova Saidova;
  • Minister of Labour: Aziz Abdukakharovich Abdukhakimov;
  • Minister of Culture and Sports: Bakhodir Madjitovich Akhmedov;
  • Interior Minister: Adkham Akramovich Akhmedbaev;  
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs: Abdulaziz Khafizovich Kamilov;
  • Minister an association H E L konomi happen outside of State, Trade and Investment: Majidovich Elyor Ganiev;
  • Minister of Defense: Raimovich Berdiev Kabul;
  • Minister of Higher Education and Vocational: Alisher Vasikovich Vakhobov;
  • Minister of Public Education: Ilyasovich Ulugbek Inoyatov;
  • Minister of Agriculture and Water Management: Shukhrat Jurakulovich Teshayev;  
  • Minister of Justice: Muzraf Mubarakxodjaevich Ikramov;
  • Public Health Minister: Anvar Alimov Valievich;
  • Minister of Emergency Situations: Tursinkhon Aydarovich Khudayber ganov;
  • Minister of Communications and Information Technology Development: Khurshid M. Mirzakhidov;
  • Chairman Ko mission of State for Privatization, demonopolization and Development Competition: A. Davron Khidoyatov;
  • Commission Chairman Ne gara field of Geology and Mineral Resources: Ilkhomboy B. Turamuratov;
  • Chairman of the State Statistics Committee: Botir Turaev Eshbaevich;
  • Chairman of the State Customs Committee: Zokhid Abdukayumovich Dusanov;
  • Chairman of the State Tax Commission: Botir Rahmatovich Parpiyev;
  • Chairman of the State Commission for Architecture and Development   : Irkinovich Batir Zakirov.
  • LEGISLATIVE INSTITUTIONS

    The highest legislative power is in the hands Oliy Majlis (Parliament). Oliy Majlis consists of two boards (bicameral), ie the Senate (the Upper House) and the Legislative Council (the lower house). The term of office of the Senate and members of the Legislative Council is 5 years. Members of the Senate and the Legislative Council should not have another job (paid post), except for research and education. Members of the Senate and the Legislative Council have legal immunity.

    The Senate consists of 100 people, ie 84 elected through general elections (6 people from each region, namely 12 provinces, autonomous regions capital Tashkent and the Republic of Karakalpakstan), and 16 were selected by the President.

    150 members of the Legislative Council, the 135 contested by political parties through elections, while 15 seats are given as rations Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan (as a commitment to environmental protection in Uzbekistan in Uzbekistan).
  • L EMBAGA JUDICIARY
  • The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • The Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • The Supreme Court of the Republic of Karakalpakstan for social and criminal cases;
  • Economic Court of the Republic of Karakalpakstan;
  • Regional courts and Tashkent City Court for social and criminal cases;
  • Interdistrik Courts, District and City for social and criminal cases;
  • Economic and Military Courts
  • (Organization and implementation procedures stipulated by the law courts. Courts outside courts there will not be recognized)

    The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan holds the highest judicial authority in Uzbekistan.Chairman and members of the Constitutional Court are selected from a legal and political experts (including representatives of the Republic of Karakalpakstan). Chairman and members of the Constitutional Court, are not members of a political party or movement and must not have any other office or employment. Judges of the Constitutional Court has legal immunity.

     

    Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan is the highest judicial institutions that deal with civil, criminal and administrative. The Supreme Court is authorized to regulate the administration of the entire judicial office in the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regional, city, interdistrik, districts, and the military.

    The legal system of Uzbekistan is an evolution of the legal system of the Soviet Union.

Economics:

In the field of economy, external factors such as the declining condition of the performance of the economies of Uzbekistan trade partners are Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Turkey and South Korea, as well as the decline in world commodity prices affect Uzbekistan slowing GDP growth from 8.1% in 2014 to 8% in 2015.

Nevertheless, during 2015, the Government of Uzbekistan recorded some achievements in the economic field include increasing state revenues by 16.6% compared to 2014 with a value of US $ 9.47 billion; create 748 670 jobs and minimize unemployment rate in the range of 5.1%; increase the real income of the community amounted to 9.6% and raise salaries, pensions and other benefits amounting to 21.9 percent.

In addition, in 2015, the Government of Uzbekistan also has attracted investments worth US $ 16 billion or 9.9% greater than the amount of investment in 2014 (approximately US $ 14.6 billion). Of the total investments acquired, amounting to 30% comes from the enterprises that are in the country. The government of Uzbekistan assess it as successful implementation of government programs to increase the participation of domestic enterprises in the economy.

The Government of Uzbekistan in 2015, is working to increase the use of domestic raw materials in production activities. To support this, the government is targeting the implementation of 602 projects, of which around 220 projects in particular priority on the development of industrial capacity metallurgy sector, chemical, mining, construction, pharmaceuticals and electronics. Expected after successfully implement its projects referred to in 2019, Uzbekistan is capable of producing 1,225 kinds of products for import substitution and export products, create an additional 13 thousand jobs and provide benefits to the country of US $ 13 billion.

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity): US $ 66.73 billion (2015)

GDP per capita: US $ 2150, - (2015)

Economic Growth: 8% (2015)

Leading Industry: Textiles, food processing, metallurgy, mining, hydrocarbon, chemical.

Main Exports: Gold, cotton, oil and gas, automobile.

Main Export Destinations: Switzerland (25.8%), China (17.6%), Kazakhstan (14.2%), Turkey (9.9%), Russia (8.4%)

Main imports: Machinery and equipment industry, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and food

Main Import origin: China (20.8%), Russia (20%), South Korea (12%), Kazakhstan (10.8%), Turkey (4.6%)

Inflation: 8.46% (2015)

Free Trade Agreement: Commonwealth of Independent States Free Trade Area (CISFTA)

BILATERAL RELATIONS WITH INDONESIA

Relationship status

Diplomatic relations since 1992

Bilateral Forum

1. Joint Commission Meeting

2. Bilateral Consultative Committee

3. Policy Planning Consultation

Bilateral agreements

17 Documents

State visit

The visit of President Islam Karimov to Indonesia on 22-23 June 1992

President Suharto's visit to Uzbekistan on 8-9 April 1995

Foreign Ministers Meeting

The bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the OIC to the KTM-43 in Tashkent dated October 18, 2016

,

Meeting of High-Level Officials

Meeting of Deputy Foreign Minister Murad Askarov Uzbekistan with Foreign Ministry Director General stated in the framework of 6th Meeting of the Bilateral Consultative Committee (KKB) to VI in Jakarta 11-12 March 2014

Citizens in Uzbekistan

35 people (data Embassy in Tashkent per October 2016)

Politic:

Indonesia recognizes the independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan on December 28, 1991. The opening of diplomatic relations was signed on June 23, 1992. In May 1994, Indonesia opened its embassy in Tashkent and Uzbekistan since December 1996, opened its embassy in Jakarta. On 22-23 June 1992 the first state visit of the President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov to Indonesia. In April 1995, President Soeharto visited Uzbekistan.

In general, bilateral relations between Indonesia - Uzbekistan in the fields of politics going pretty well. Both countries are predominantly Muslim society and equally embrace democratic principles.

Interests Utama Indonesia to Uzbekistan is the partner of mutual support in regional and international spheres, and partners in promoting the culture and values of democracy / good governance. While k epentingan Uzbekistan in Indonesia is Indonesia as a strategic market in Southeast Asia and ASEAN, a major partner in promoting democratic values and good governance world and Increasing trade and investment cooperation.

Strengthening of bilateral relations as well terlefleksi Uzbekistan through support of:

  • Indonesia's candidacy as a Members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection of Wolrd Cultural and Natural Heritage (Wolrd Heritage Committee / WHC) for the period 2015-2019.
  • Indonesia's candidacy as a Members of the Council of Administration (CA) and re-nomination as Member of Postal Operations Council (POC) on the Universal Postal Union (UPU) for the period 2017-2020.
  • P encalonan Professor Harkristuti Harkrisnowo as a member of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) for the period 2017-2020.
  • Indonesia's candidacy as a member of the Council of the International Civil Aviation (ICAO) Part III for the period 2017-2021.
  • The candidacy of Ambassador Nugroho Wisnumurti as a member Inernational Law Commission (ILC) for the period 2017-2021.

    Mutual Kunjung Officials (last 3 years)

    In 2014:
  • Deputy Foreign Minister Murad Askarov Uzbekistan in the framework of KKB Sixth Session (11-12 March 2014),
  • Indonesian Tourism Ministry delegation led by Deputy Minister Sapta Nirwandar in order Session of the 99th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council (October 2014),
  • Parliament delegation led by Deputy Speaker of the House Fadli Zon visit to Uzbekistan as an observer'sparliamentary elections at the invitation of the government of Uzbekistan Uzekistan. During the visit, the delegation also met with Deputy Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan and Deputy Chairman Senate and Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Chamber of Uzbekistan (December 2014).

    While an event attended by Uzbekistan through its ambassador in Jakarta, HE Shavkat Jamolov among others:
  • The 2014 Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) in Bali on 29-30 August 2014,
  • The first OIC International Forum on Islamic Tourism in Jakarta on 2-3 June 2014 bearing the theme of â € ~ Islamic Tourism: Prospects and Challenges â € ™;
  • Bali Democracy Forum every year.

    In 2015, the Indonesian official visit to Uzbekistan, namely:
  • BNPT RI delegation to Uzbekistan to discuss draft MoU Counter Terrorism (4-5 February 2015);
  • Chairman of the Constitutional Court to Uzbekistan and held a bilateral meeting with the Chief Justice of Uzbekistan (March 27, 2015);
  • Parliament delegation to Uzbekistan headed by Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives, Fahri Hamzah in order to become an observer at the presidential election of Uzbekistan. On this occasion, the Parliament delegation also held bilateral meetings with the leadership of Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis (28 to 31 March 2015);
  • MPR Delegation to Uzbekistan led by Deputy Chairman of the Constitutional Committee, Mahyudin and Uzbekistan held a meeting with the Senate to discuss the development of relations between the two countries-Parliament (24 to 25 April 2015);
  • Delegation Chairman of DPD RI to Uzbekistan headed by Chairman of DPD Irman Gusman and held a meeting with the Senate Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan in order to exchange views on the development of the Parliaments of both countries (21-23 May 2015);
  • Delegation of the Parliament's Commission VII discusses the issues of energy and mineral by Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Geology and Mineral Resources, and Uzbekistan state energy company 'Uzbekenergo' (15 to 17 September 2015);
  • Judges of the Constitutional Court Suhartoyo attend the international conference "Role of the Constitutional Court in the Realization of the Principle of Separation of Powers and Human Rights Protection: Experience of Uzbekistan and Foreign Countries" in order to commemorate 20 Years of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan (21-24 October 2015 ).

    While from Uzbekistan to Indonesia was MK Uzbekistan delegation headed by Deputy Chief Justice of Uzbekistan Buritosh Mustafaev, attending a meeting of the Association Board Member of the Constitutional Court and Similar Institutions Se-Asia and International Symposium on Constutional Complaint in Jakarta on 13-17 August 2015, as well as visits replies the delegation of the National Security Service (NSS) of Uzbekistan to Jakarta on August 5, 2015.

    In 2016, the Indonesian official visit to Uzbekistan, namely:
  • Study Team P2K2 Aspasaf Center, IRB, to Uzbekistan 13-18 March 2016;
  • Justices of Constitutional, Patrialis Akbar to Uzbekistan June 12 to 13, 2016. During the visit, the Indonesian Constitutional Court had held a meeting with the Chief Justice of Uzbekistan, Bakhtiyar Mirbabaev at the office of the Court of Uzbekistan in Tashkent on 13 June 2016. The visit was undertaken following an international conference entitled â € œPeace and Role of the Constitutional Control in Effective Performance of the System of Checks and Balance between the Branches of the State Powerâ € held in Issy-Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan, June 8 to 11, 2016.
  • Kapusdiklat, Eko Hartono, accompanied by the Director Sesdilu, Nana Yuliana Central Asia and Sub Director, DIT. Asselteng to Uzbekistan in the framework of a meeting with the leaders of several leading universities such as the Tashkent University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED), Mr. Abdumalik Djumanov on June 29, 2016 in Tashkent
  • BNPT RI to Uzbekistan, 4 to 9 September 2016 signing the MoU on Combating Terrorism between BNPT RI and the National Security Service (NSS) of Uzbekistan.

    Bilateral meetings
  • KKB (Bilateral Consultative Commission) between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan
  1. KKB I in Tashkent on 7-9 December 2005
  1. KKB II in London on 28-29 September 2006
  2. KKB III in Tashkent on 29 June 2007
  3. KKB IV in Medan on March 17, 2008
  4. KKB V in Tashkent on 19-20 September 2010
  5. KKB VI in Jakarta on 11-12 March 2014
  • joint Commission

    First Joint Commission between Indonesia and Uzbekistan in Jakarta 10-13 February 2009
  • Policy Planning Consultation RI-Uzbekistan in Tashkent from 28-30 May 2009

    Agreements have been signed
  1. Joint Communiqué on Opening of Diplomatic Relations between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed in Jakarta, June 23, 1992;
  2. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Economic and Technical Cooperation signed in Jakarta, June 23, 1992;
  3. Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Health Cooperation signed in Tashkent, October 7, 1995;
  4. Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Cooperation in Tourism was signed in Tashkent, April 8, 1995;
  5. Joint Declaration on Principles for Relations and Cooperation between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of Uzbekistan signed in Tashkent, April 8, 1995;
  6. Approval of Air Transport between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed in Tashkent, April 8, 1995;
  7. Exchange of Notes between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Cooperation Article 3 of the Agreement of Economic and Technical Cooperation, in Jakarta, June 23, 1992 was signed August 29, 1996 ;.
  8. Banking arrangements between Bank Indonesia and the Central Bank of Uzbekistan signed in Tashkent, December 17, 1996;
  9. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion on Income was signed in Jakarta, August 27, 1996;
  10. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the Promotion and Protection of Investments was signed in Jakarta, August 27, 1996;
  11. Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the Establishment of the Constitutional Committee signed Bilateral Tashkent, December 7, 2005;
  12. Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Banda Aceh Aceh province as part of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia Republic of Indonesia to the Republic of Uzbekistan Samarqand city Khokimiyat on the Establishment of Cooperation and Partnership signed in the city of Banda Aceh, May 13, 2011;
  13. Trade Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed signed in Tashkent, May 13, 2008;
  14. Memorandum of Understanding between the Education and Training Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia and the University of World Economy and Diplomacy Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Cooperation Education and Training Diplomatic signed in Tashkent, May 13, 2008;
  15. Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the Establishment of a Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation was signed in Tashkent, May 13, 2008;
  16. Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute of Public Administration of the Republic of Indonesia and the College of Business at the Academy of State and Social Construction under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Research, Education and Training in the Field of Public Administration was signed in Tashkent on September 20, 2010;
  17. Memorandum of Understanding between the National Counter Terrorism Agency of the Republic of Indonesia and the National Security Service (NSS) of the Republic of Uzbekistan on combating terrorism, signed in Tashkent, September 6, 2016.

Economics :

Bilateral trade between Indonesia and Uzbekistan

Period 2011- 2016

(Value: Thousand US $)

commentary

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Trend (%) 2011-2015

Jan-July

Perub.

(%) 2016 /

2015

2015

2016

TOTAL TRADE

15101.6

9189.1

33607.8

13567.9

12878.4

0,71

8241.1

4056.9

-50.77

EXPORT

12914.1

8869.3

9558.0

8778.0

5622.4

-15.41

3665.9

2293.6

-37.43

IMPORT

2187.4

319.8

24049.8

4789.9

7256.0

66.61

4575.3

1763.3

-61.46

BALANCE OF TRADE

10726.7

8549.5

-14,491.9

3988.2

-1633.6

0.00

-909.4

530.4

158.32

The main export commodities of Indonesia to Uzbekistan

Cooling engine components, shortening (solid fats for bread dough), non-woven textiles, black tea, soap, women's clothing, un-bleached woven fabrics and canned tuna.

RI main commodities imported from Uzbekistan

Cotton, motor vehicle engines, sulfur

In co-operation in economics, trade figures Indonesia - Uzbekistan over five years is quite volatile. As the data from Statistics Indonesia (as of October 2016), the trend of trade between Indonesia and Uzbekistan for the period 2011-2015 is still showing a positive trend although only by 0.71%. Lodging in the period January - July 2016 trade between the two countries reached US $ 4.01 million, down compared to the same period in 2015 amounted to US $ 8.24 million. The value of bilateral trade in 2015 reached US $ 12.87 million was lower than 2 (two) years previously recorded, each for US $ 13.57 million (2014) and US $ US $ 33.61 million.

There are some export products of Indonesia to Uzbekistan that increases in value in the period 2014-2015 include: Non-woven textiles (HS code 5.60312 billion), black tea (HS code 0.902409 billion), bath soap (HS code 3.401112 billion), apparel (HS code 6.10449 billion ).

Indonesian products exported to Uzbekistan, among others, refrigerator components, shortening (material for bread and cakes), non-woven textile, tea, soap, processed pineapple and canned tuna. Meanwhile, Uzbekistan imported products Indonesia, among others, the vehicle's engine, the cotton fiber, sulfur, and raisins.

In order to seek the Most Favored Nation (MFN) for Indonesian products exported to Uzbekistan by using the Certificate of Origin (CoO) Form B get MFN treatment of the Uzbek side. This means that the Indonesian products exported to Uzbekistan are not subject to excise a doubling of the amount specified.

INVESTMENT RI-UZBEKISTAN

Uzbekistan Investment in Indonesia

(Data BKPM)

Investments Indonesia in Uzbekistan

  • Berliner Donut with an investment of US $ 700 thousand (2013);
  • Online System Service Indonesia, online retail trading company with an investment of US% 500 thousand (2013);
  • PT. Kaltras Resources, a mining company with an investment of US $ 50 million (2004);
  • Travel Agencies in Bali with an investment of US $ 250 thousand (2010).
  • Investments in the field of hospitality, Hotel Le Grande Plaza (or Hotel Bumi) by Bakrie Group since 1996. However, in 2001 has been purchased by PT. Albros wisdom. Property that was originally purchased for US $ 38 million (with a stake of 100 per cent);
  • Investments in telecommunications (JointVenture â € â € œ Uzi between BakrieTelecom Communication and Uzbek Telecom, valued at US $ 58,000 (with a 40 percent stake Indonesia).

Social and Culture

Socio-cultural relations RI â € "Uzbekistan going well and tightly. Religion similarity and resemblance to the character and culture, the basis for cooperation between the two countries. During 2015, Indonesia is increasingly recognized and have a place in the public eye Uzbekistan through a series of promotional activities, cultural performances and art.

In terms of improving people to people contact, Indonesia has been providing scholarships to the students of Uzbekistan through Darmasiswa program and KNB. Until the 2015-2016 school year, there were 120 students who participated in the Uzbekistan Dharmasiswa program for 6 months â € "1 year, while for the program through 2016 KNB recorded 23 Uzbek students who had participated. In addition, the Embassy also offers programs Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship (BSBI), and until now only carrying one person.

Related diplomatic training, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Training Center and the University of World Economy and Diplomacy Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan has signed the MoU on Diplomatic Training on May 13, 2008. In terms of enhancing cooperation in education and expand the teaching of Indonesian in Uzbekistan, in 2015 has been opened in the Indonesian Teaching Program Samarqand State Institute of Foreign Languages.This has increased the number of universities that teach Indonesian in Uzbekistan that previously only existed in two universities in Tashkent, the Uzbek State University of World Languages (UzWLU) and Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies (TSIOS).

Cooperation between universities is also going well, shown in cooperation with the Russian EconomicUniversity Gunadarma University (named after GV Plekhanov), Tashkent Branch. Cooperation is in the form of exchange of visits and the implementation of the Joint Conference.