• Population 32,955,400
  • Area (km2) 447,400
  • GDP per capita (USD) 1,532.37
  • TPES (Mtoe) 33.83
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 81.16

Uzbekistan’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is low.

While Uzbekistan has the relevant policies and measures in place, there is potential for improvement. Attention should be given to strengthening the robustness of its policy goals and commitments.

risk level

Among the three risks assessed by EIRA, breach of State obligations is the lowest, followed by discrimination between foreign and domestic investors, and unpredictable policy and regulatory change.
  • 37%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 32%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 28%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Uzbekistan’s performance is good on three indicators, and it is moderate on one indicator. It has retained a score of 72 on the indicator rule of law. Its performance on management of decision-making processes has improved by 6 points and stands at 71. On regulatory environment and investment conditions, it has again scored 63. The performance on foresight of policy and regulatory change has gone up by 16 points and the score is now 46.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Uzbekistan’s overall sub-indicator performance is good. It has a very good score of 85 on management and settlement of investor-State disputes. The sub-indicators transparency and restrictions on FDI stand at 73 and 70, respectively. Compared to last year, the score on institutional governance has improved by 13 points and is now 69. An increase of 32 points has been recorded on the sub-indicator communication of vision and policies, which now stands at 67. On respect for property rights, the score is 58, while regulatory effectiveness is at 56. Its performance on robustness of policy goals and commitments continues to be the lowest at 25.