Tashkent leads the regional structure of construction activitiesThe volume of performed construction work in Uzbekistan in January-March 2018 amounted to 9 259.5 billion soums. The growth rate to the corresponding period of the previous year was 112.2%. This was reported by the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics.
The main part of construction work by type of economic activity was performed due to construction of residential and non-residential buildings. Their share in the total volume of construction work was 80.0% and increased by 5.2 percentage points compared to the same period of the last year.
The city of Tashkent leads the regional structure of construction work performed by large contracting organizations. Major contracting organizations in this region performed 31.1% of the total volume of construction work in this area.
The lowest share in the volume of construction work performed by major contracting organizations was observed in Jizzakh region – 1.2%. The main part of construction work in this region falls to small enterprises and microfirms.
The highest growth rates of construction work were observed in Tashkent region and the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year the active construction of individual houses in these regions ensured a growth rate of 133.4% and 119.1% respectively.
Construction of the metro line, bridge, ring railway, reconstruction of Tashkent Pedagogical Institute and the national park ensured a growth rate of 110.6% in the city of Tashkent.