BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 7. The volume of loans granted to the industrial sector of Uzbekistan from January to May 2022 amounted to 121.3 trillion soums (11.2 billion dollars), an increase of 16.6% compared to the same period last year (103.8 trillion soums, or $9.6 billion), Trend Reports citing the Uzbek Central Bank.
Meanwhile, lending to agriculture in the corresponding period amounted to 37.7 trillion soums ($3.5 billion), an increase of 9.7% over the same period. of 2021 (34,300 billion soums or 3.2 billion dollars).
The volume of loans allocated to the construction sector during this period increased by 8.4% compared to the same period last year (8.5 trillion soums or 785.8 million dollars) to reach 9 .2 trillion soums ($851.8 million).
From January to May 2022, the volume of loans allocated to the trade and services sector amounted to 28.8 trillion soums (2.6 billion dollars), an increase of 20.3% compared to the same period of 2021 (23,900 billion soums or 2.2 billion dollars).
The volume of loans allocated to other sectors of the economy of Uzbekistan from January to May 2022 amounted to 37.4 trillion soums ($3.4 billion).
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