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First Tourism Festival in Osh

First Tourism Festival in Osh

The USAID BGI Team is honored to invite you to a grand event of this summer!
The First Tourism Festival in Osh will take place on 19 August, 2017.
Osh Fest is organized by Destination Osh Public Union with the support of USAID Business Growth Initiative and Osh Mayor's Office.
Colors of the oriental bazaar, dizzying aromas of spices, fine Osh cuisine, ancient traditions and crafts - all of this awaits you on Osh Fest.

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Meeting of the business community with the State property management fund

Meeting of the business community with the State property management fund

On July 18 representatives of the business community have met with the State property management fund under the Government of the KR. The meeting was arranged and conducted with support of the Business Development and Investments Council under the Government of the KR. At the meeting representatives of the Fund has presented information on current activities and achievements in regards to the state property inventory, introduction of the transparency principles for bidding and auction procedures, as well as optimization of activities of the state enterprises. In addition there were information on launching of the initiative on electronic trade platform, which will allow avoiding corruption within the state property rent procedures. The most interesting information was presentation of the full list of the state property objects, which soon will be available through the open source resources.
The meeting was interesting and fruitful with possibilities to raise questions and obtain open and full responses from the management of the Fund. This meeting is beginning of the cooperation and process of dialogue with business community. The Business Development and Investments Council is planning to continue arranging meetings on the regular base, and providing further support for cooperation between State property management fund and business community.

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Donors Coordination Working Group Meeting on Private Sector Development

Donors Coordination Working Group Meeting on Private Sector Development

On July 05, the Business Development and Investments Council under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic conducted Donors Coordination Working Group Meeting on Private Sector Development. The main agenda of the meeting was Export and Trade Promotion programs and initiatives. During the meeting representatives of international donor community provided brief presentations of their programs and projects relevant to export and trade development and promotion. Thus ITC, GIZ, JICA, USAID, UNIDO, UNDP and IFC have shared current project and potential project ideas in pipeline.
Also the SECO and OECD field mission representatives have participated at the Working Group Meeting. They have shared information on mission objectives and potential projects intervention areas. The Investment Council has shared brief information from the IC meeting’s agenda relevant to the export and trade promotion, such as improvement of tax administration; optimization of customs regulation; development of agro-products certification laboratories; improvement of international logistic procedures; and others.

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Round table “Business Agenda”

Round table “Business Agenda”

On March 24 Business Development and Investments Council under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in cooperation with the Analytical Center “BizExpert” conducted Round table “Business Agenda”.
The main objectives of the initiative “Business Agenda” was to raise the most vital priorities of the business community on the level of the National strategy, as well as motivate business community to proactively define favorable business climate in Kyrgyzstan. This initiative arose considering the finalization of the Sustainable Development National Strategy of the Kyrgyz Republic 2013-2017. Durign the Round table business associations have presented main priorities and challenges for the private sector in frame of the Sustainable Development National Strategy’s new phase.
The Head of the Business Development and Investments Council Mr. Talaibek Koichumanov provided presentation and noted that the effective process of the Public Private Dialogue is main criteria for the democracy and economic growth.
Mr. Koichumanov has stated: “Business Agenda provides new approach for regulative reforms. This “smart” approach considers thorough analysis and consultation with the business community every step starting from idea development to legislation implementation. Moreover, the general concept of the regulative state policy has to be defined, as well as the feedback system and tools to improve regulative decisions. Business Agenda consists of clear measures on various business directions and industries, as well as managerial solutions to build capacity of the state management to improve economic development”.

 

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