Thu 01 2016 10:31:34
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Medical industry of Uzbekistan increased production by 28.9% year-on-year in 2015 and produced goods for 674.6 billion soums. According to the Uzbek State Statistics Committee, the share of industry in total industrial production of Uzbekistan increased from 0.6% in 2014 to 0.7% in 2015. In 2015, the large enterprises of the sector increased production of such products as: glass ampules for transportation or packing of goods (by 2.8 times), pro-vitamins, vitamins and their derivatives (2,3 times), medicaments, containing no hormones or antibiotics (1.3 times), etc. The largest volume of industrial products was produced by enterprises of Tashkent city (56.4% of total industry) and Tashkent region (20.4%). The small businesses of Uzbekistan increased production by 1.4 times year-on-year in 2015. Their share in the total volume of produced goods in the medical industry reached 64.3%. Currently, Uzbekistan has 267 industrial enterprises in medical industry, of which 64 were created in 2015.