Construction works in Uzbekistan make up 4.17 trillion soums

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- In January-February 2018, the volume of construction works in Uzbekistan reached 4.1747 trillion soums or fell by 4.9% year-on-year.

According to the State Statistics Committee, at the same time, the volume of construction work performed by large contract organizations amounted to 685.6 billion soums, or 73.1% of the total, and increased by 8.9% compared to the same period last year.

Accordingly, the volume of construction works performed by small enterprises and microfirms amounted to 2268.6 billion soums or rose by 3.1%, the informal sector amounted to 1220.5 billion soums or decreased by 2.6%.

The highest volume of construction work in the regions was observed in the city of Tashkent, which accounted for 23.2% of the total construction work in the country, respectively in Kashkadarya region 9.1%, in Samarkand region 8.1%, in Ferghana region 7.7% % and in Bukhara region 7.6%.

The lowest share in the total volume of construction works in the country was observed in Syrdarya region and amounted to 1.7%. In Jizzakh and Khorezm regions, this indicator was 4.0% and 4.7%, and the Republic of Karakalpakstan - 4.9%.

The highest volume of construction works have been observed in the construction of the following facilities:

- in Navoi region - "Amudarya Zarafshon" reconstructed third line of water pump station construction, improvement of stubborn deposits of ores of "Ko’kpatas" and "Daugiztau"

- in the city of Tashkent - Construction of the Yunusabad metro and bridge line, construction of the ring railway in Tashkent, reconstruction of the Tashkent Pedagogical Institute and the national park.

- in the Namangan region - the construction of bridges in the Chust and Uchinsky areas, in the Naryn river, roads were repaired and a bridge was built.

The main part of construction work by types of economic activity was carried out through construction, construction of residential and residential buildings and construction of non-residential premises. The volume of construction of civilian objects and specialized construction works increased in comparison with the previous year.

In all regions of the Republic, there is an increase in the share of new construction, reconstruction and expansion in the total volume of completed construction works. Especially in Surkhandarya, Samarkand and Jizzakh regions, this figure was respectively - 83.9, 86.0 and 86.1%, and it is observed that more construction work is being done to create new production activities and increase production than repair and construction works.

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