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Welcome To Uzbekistan
Country number
44
Selected MR Agencies
  • Elephants Can't Jump

    Ensuring brand initiatives work in practice as well as in theory. To have marketplace impact, we believe every research assignment should consist of three elements consumer exploration or validation, within a competitive context, generating commercial outputs.
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  • Firefish Ltd

    29 full time staff, operating in all corners of the globe, on all manner of projects. No methodology is squashed to fit. We approach each brief with fresh eyes and minds, to make sure you get the most out of your research, helping your brand move forward.
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  • Grass Roots

    Grass Roots is one of Europe's largest performance improvement companies. Established in 1980, Grass Roots UK is the founding company of a group with offices and partners operating in 15 countries around the world.
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  • DIGITAL-MR

    In addition to Social Media Research (Web Listening) DigitalMRs solutions also include community panels, access panels, Web usability and a distinct focus on qualitativeresearch online.
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An Introduction to Uzbekistan

Civilization in Uzbekistan is ancient. Samarkand, its second largest city, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Uzbekistan is one of the countries in which Alexander the Great and his army spent too much time and went native. It was subsequently made part of the Persian and then the Mongol empire. See full country profile.

Latest Research News from Central Asia

Nov 9
App store analytics firm App Annie has appointed Cindy Deng as Managing Director, Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. Nov 9 2017
Nov 6
Australia-based media measurement firm Isentia is to cut thirty jobs in the country, moving its news monitoring services to Asia. Nov 6 2017


0 current Central Asian jobs at present - sorry



Fast Facts
Map of Uzbekistan
CAPITAL: Tashkent
GOVERNMENT: Republic; authoritarian presidential rule, with little power outside the executive branch.
AREA: 447,400 sq km
POPULATION: 27,606,007 (July 2009 est.)
MAJOR LANGUAGE: Uzbek, Russian, Karakalpak
Puppets in costume, Uzbekistan
Puppets in costume, Uzbekistan


Uzbekistan's golden age was under Tamerlaine in the 14th century AD. Ruling an empire stretching from Turkey to China, he made Samarkand his capital and left a breathtaking architectural legacy including mosques, madrassahs and majestic Registan Square.

Today, the old atmosphere of the Silk Road still survives in the oriental bazaars and tea houses where the many nationalities of Central Asia gather together wearing their traditional and colorful clothes.

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Uzbekistan in Profile

Civilization in Uzbekistan is ancient. Samarkand, its second largest city, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Uzbekistan is one of the countries in which Alexander the Great and his army spent too much time and went native. It was subsequently made part of the Persian and then the Mongol empire.

Independent since 1991, the country seeks to gradually lessen its dependence on agriculture while developing its mineral and petroleum reserves. Current concerns include terrorism by Islamic militants, economic stagnati'n, and the curtailment of human rights and democratization.The majority of tourists who visit Uzbekistan do so for the wealth of historical and archeological treasures.

Some Business and General Info

GDP: $71.36bn (2008) ($8,700 per capita)

Religions Muslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%

Currency: Uzbekistan Som (UZS) (1UZS = 0.0005EUR)

Telephone Code: +998

Research Industry

we can find no evidence of a MR Association in Uzbekistan. If we're wrong, please get in touch!

Overview of Trade and Industry

According to the CIA World Factbook: Exports from Uzbekistan were worth $USD 9.96bn in 2008, and were made up of cotton, gold, energy products, mineral fertilizers, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, textiles, food products, machinery and automobiles. Main export partners were Russia, Poland, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Hungary, China, Ukraine, and Bangladesh. Imports for the same period were worth $USD 6.5bn in 2008, consisting of machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Primary export partners were Russia, China, South Korea, Germany, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

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