Uzbek Political Change Lags as Economy Opens Up
Nonetheless, foreign investors see opportunity
By: Yigal Chazan
Uzbekistan has come a long way since the demise of its former authoritarian leader Islam Karimov just over three and a half years ago. For much of his repressive, isolationist rule, most foreign investors gave the country a wide berth.
But a wave of reforms implemented by Karimov’s successor Shavkat Mirziyoyev has driven a foreign direct…