Jiz­zakh Pro­motes Small Busi­ness in Ru­ral Ar­eas

Uzbekistan Today (English) - - ECONOMY AND TRANSPORT -

In the Jiz­zakh re­gion in 10 months of 2018, more than 1,800 sub­jects of small busi­ness and pri­vate en­trepreneur­ship were formed. Al­most 76% of them are lo­cated in the coun­try­side.

Ac­cord­ing to ex­perts, in the re­gion, work has be­gun at a qual­i­ta­tively new level with vil­lagers who want to start their own busi­nesses. More and more peo­ple come to the banks for loans who want to de­velop bee­keep­ing, an­i­mal hus­bandry, gar­den­ing and other ar­eas.

In ad­di­tion, there is an ac­tive de­vel­op­ment of trade and ser­vices. Over the past pe­riod of the year, more than 2.8 tril­lion soums, or 92.2% of the re­tail turnover of the Jiz­zakh re­gion, ac­counted for busi­ness en­ti­ties. Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of small busi­ness and pri­vate en­trepreneur­ship pro­vided ser­vices in the amount of over 1 tril­lion soums, which is 68.3% of the to­tal vol­ume of ser­vices.

In ad­di­tion, 97% of con­struc­tion works in the re­gion are made by small busi­nesses and pri­vate en­trepreneur­ship. Also, busi­ness en­ti­ties of this cat­e­gory pro­duced in­dus­trial prod­ucts for 1 tril­lion soums.

The ap­pear­ance in the vil­lages of new sub­jects of pro­duc­tion and ser­vices pro­vides op­por­tu­ni­ties for the cre­ation of new jobs. Cur­rently, the share of small busi­ness and pri­vate en­trepreneur­ship in the re­gion in em­ploy­ment is 82%.

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