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Posted inCentral Asia, Regions

Tariff Policy Fueling Social Tension in Uzbekistan

26 September 2002 TASHKENT, 26 September (Eurasianet)–Desperate to reestablish a good working relationship with international monetary institutions, Uzbekistan’s government is pushing ahead with fiscal policies that are causing hardship for possibly millions of its citizens. Already, a punitive tax on imported goods is ravaging the country’s entrepreneurial sector, and foreign sources in Uzbekistan report that […]