Exchange of Diplomatic Notes for the Entry into Force of the Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Uzbekistan for the Liberalisation, Promotion and Protection of Investment

August 25, 2009
Japanese

  1. Diplomatic notes for the entry into force of the Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Uzbekistan for the Liberalisation, Promotion, and Protection of Investment (Japan-Uzbekistan Investment Agreement) were exchanged in Tashkent on August 25 (Tuesday), between Mr. Tsutomu Hiraoka, Japanese Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan, and Mr. Anvar Saidovich Salikhbaev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. With this exchange of diplomatic notes, the Agreement will enter into force on September 24 (Thursday), 2009.
     
  2. Like other bilateral investment agreements and the investment chapters in the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) that Japan has concluded in recent years, Japan-Uzbekistan Investment Agreement contains comprehensive and detailed provisions concerning the liberalization, promotion, and protection of investment.
     
  3. It is expected that the entry into force of Japan-Uzbekistan Investment Agreement will help promote investments between Japan and Uzbekistan and further strengthen the economic relations between the two countries.  
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