On December 10, 2018 at 11:00 a press conference was held at the Center "Strategy Development" on the theme “Results of events held in the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics system”.
The event was attended by employees of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics, the Center for Retraining and Statistical Research and representatives of the media.
At the press conference, it was noted that the Government of the country is taking drastic measures to ensure maximum openness and transparency of official statistical information for all categories of users. In turn, the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics has developed and launched an improved new version of the official website www.stat.uz. In the new version of the site, an easy-to-use interface is used, to ensure the convenience of users, statistical information is provided in one section, analytical materials and press releases are published, all provided information is available in three languages (Uzbek, Russian and English).
A close and productive cooperation has been established with the mass media on regular coverage of the society on the socio-economic state of the country and regions, the results of the ongoing reforms in the form of infographics, diagrams, videos, articles, analytical materials, comparisons and other modern lighting methods.
Moreover, the event reported that the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics had opened and actively used a page on the social networking site Facebook and a group in the Telegram messenger.
It was noted that the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics is actively working in cooperation with the UNECE, the IMF, Eurostat and other international organizations and statistical institutes to improve the methods and methodologies of statistical accounting and bring them in line with generally accepted international standards. In particular, statistical surveys of small enterprises, microfirms, dekhkan and farms were improved, the system of regular statistical observations of informal activities in various sectors of the economy was expanded, a new methodology for calculating and monitoring the level of inflation was introduced, and based on the recommendations of the System of National Accounts - 2008 methodology and calculation methods.
One of the global challenges facing state statistical bodies is to place reliable and relevant statistical information about the country's socio-economic development in the information resources of foreign countries. Also, the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics, on a regular basis, carried out and widely reported in the media, seminars and "round tables" held in the leading economic institutions of higher education in the country.
Also, during the press conference, a statistical analysis of the progress and results of ongoing socio-economic reforms in the country in a 5-year dynamics is given.
At a press conference, the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics experts answered all questions of journalists.