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Appointments in Russia, Uzbekistan, Japan and Europe
Appointments in Uzbekistan, the European Union and the UK
From September 5, restrictions on foreign exchange trading will be lifted
New 50,000 som note is five times the value of the next largest banknote
Authorities plan to “frontload” efforts to unite black market and official exchange rates
Mamarizo Nurmuratov becomes chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan
Fayzulla Mullazhanov led the central bank since its formation following the collapse of the Soviet Union
Jameel Ahmad promoted at Pakistan central bank; former IMF mission chief appointed as chief economist at Bangladeshi central bank
New denomination worth around $3 and similar in design to notes already in circulation
Shohruh Shoahmedov promoted from head office to deputy chairman
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International Monetary Fund working paper suggests interest rate or administrative changes in emerging economies are unlikely to be as effective as supply-side initiatives
Asian Development Bank president Kuroda hails Asian rebound but calls for commitment on wider integration of region
The XIVth session of EurAsEC Council of the heads of central banks was held in Minsk on Monday 27 February.
The Uzbek authorities have suspended the convertibility of the national currency for current-account transactions in order to curb rising inflation, the Kazakh newspaper Delovaya Nedelya reported on 28 October.
First Deputy Chairman of the Uzbek central bank Muhammad Jumageldiyev has dismissed rumours that Uzbekistan is planning to replace its existing currency denominations.
David Pearce, resident representative of the World Bank in Uzbekistan, told a press conference in Tashkent that the World Bank welcomed national currency conversion in Uzbekistan. Interfax said. However, the World Bank is not satisfied with the results…
The central bank of Uzbekistan, according to a report by Uzbek Television, has held a seminar at its Tashkent regional directorate to discuss further liberalization of the currency market and ensure the convertibility of the national currency, the som,…
Uzbekistan's government has announced that the currency will become convertible from 15 October, Interfax reports. An IMF mission ascertained that the government and the central bank have fully implemented all measures agreed upon under a joint plan of…
Horst Kohler assured Uzbekistan, reports Uzbek Television, that the IMF's staff are ready to provide the necessary assistance in regard to Uzbekistan taking on obligations arising from Article 8 of the IMF Charter by the end of 2003.