CERR: Socio-economic development of Khorezm region for 2017-2022
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Experts of the Center for Economic Research and Reforms presented the main changes in the socio-economic development of active reforms that took place in the region in 2017-2022.
In 2017-2022, the gross regional product (GRP) of the region increased by 32% to 32.0 trillion sums, amounting to 16.5 million sums per capita. Industrial production increased from 4.1 trillion sums up to 18.3 trillion sums (real increase of 1.7 times), and its share in the GRP of the region increased from 16.6% to 21.3%. Agricultural production increased by 1.7 times – from 9.4 trillion sums up to 24.6 trillion sums. At the same time, the population of the region has reached almost 2 million people.
As a result of measures aimed at further improving the business environment and supporting business entities in the region, the number of operating enterprises in the Khorezm region increased from 20.2 thousand to 31.0 thousand, that is, by 1.5 times.
All this made it possible to create about 155 thousand new jobs in the region and master investments in the amount of $3.5 billion. Sixty-nine makhallas in the region got rid of unemployment.
As a result of the implementation of measures aimed at liberalizing foreign trade, supporting and stimulating the export activities of business entities, the export volume of the region reached $245 million, an increase of 2 times.
In order to improve the living conditions of the population, 34.4 km of gas pipeline, 4,133 km of water supply networks and 30 km of highways have been laid over the past 6 years.
Special attention is paid to the construction of new social infrastructure facilities. In the reporting period, 5,139 thousand square meters of housing were commissioned in the region, 18.2 thousand places were created in preschool educational institutions, 53.8 thousand places in schools, as well as 1,700 hospital beds in hospitals.
During this period, 424 apartment buildings were built, and more than 11,000 families moved into new apartments.