Although Uzbekistan is landlocked, it has a large internal market of 27 million, and it offers easy access to the entire Silk Road market of over 142 million people. Lying at the heart of Central Asia, Uzbekistan forms the hub of the region. The labour force of Uzbekistan possesses a number of important characteristics; it is ample, literate (almost 100 percent literacy), young and highly trainable. Lastly, the business environment is being improved by the recent efforts of the Government backed by private sector and business associations.
However there are a number of issues which you must consider when you are looking to set up your business in Uzbekistan. This document takes you through some of the common questions we come across and gives you practical information about the issues you need to consider.