29 April 2020

On April 29 this year, a joint videoconference was organized between the State Committee on Statistics and the Tashkent State University of Economics.

Specialists of the State Committee on Statistics held webinars for professors, researchers and students, led by the rector of the Tashkent State Economic University, connected online from different regions of the country.

The director of the Institute for Advanced Studies and Statistical Studies B. Goyibnazarov, the heads of the committee departments O. Mamadaliev and S. Dzhuraev took part in the webinar.

In the beginning, Sardor Botirovich Juraev, head of the department of industry statistics, spoke in detail about the formation of industry statistics in the 1st quarter.

According to the speaker, in January-March 2020, enterprises in the republic produced industrial products - 82.2 trillion sum, the index of physical volume of industrial production compared to the same period in 2019 amounted to 104.0%. In the structure of production, the largest share falls on manufacturing enterprises (78.6%).

The main factor in the growth of the physical volume of industrial production was an increase in manufacturing by 8.9% and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning - by 2.3%, while there was a decrease in production at mining enterprises and quarrying - by 11 , 9% and water supply, sewage, waste collection and disposal - by 9.8%.

The development of the republic’s industrial production was also facilitated by the implementation of the Localization Program for the production of finished products, component parts, and materials, under which 690 projects produced goods worth 1.9 trillion soums, exported localized products worth $ 24.9 million, and 1,977 new jobs were created. Compared with the same period in 2019, in January-March 2020, the number of newly created jobs increased 1.8 times. However, compared with January-March 2019, there is a decrease in the volume of export of localized products.

After that, professors and students of Tashkent State Economic University asked questions on the topic. Most of them dealt with questions about how the pandemic affected the state of industrial production in the country, as well as the impact of industry on other sectors of the economy. The questions were answered by the director of the Institute for Advanced Studies and Statistical Studies B. Goybnazarov, the heads of the committee departments O. Mamadaliev and S. Dzhuraev.

Given the current pandemic and the country's orientation towards the development of the digital economy, the webinar is of great importance. Therefore, regular online meetings were organized that were of such practical importance to professors, researchers, and students.

You can watch the full version of the video conference on the committee’s official page on YouTube.


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