As of 1 January 2024, importers of certain products into Uzbekistan have to comply with the revised set of requirements. As of this date, no sanitary certificate (a mandatory document) can be issued for an imported product if the manufacturer or importer have not placed on it a label in Uzbek language (Latin characters).
ALL (General product requirements)
As of 22 January 2023 manufacturers and importers registering or renewing declarations of conformity of products with EAEU technical regulations have to follow the revised registration procedure.
According to the amendment it is now mandatory to indicate the following in the registration application:
- storage conditions and durability period for the product in question;
- service period of the product in the declaration.
As of 17 May 2023, all product certification procedures in Uzbekistan are to include checks for compliance with intellectual property rights.
In accordance with the adopted amendments, product certification in the National Certification System of the Republic of Uzbekistan will include (among other things) verification of compliance with intellectual property rights (trademarks, service marks, appellations of origin, geographical indications, and industrial designs) (IP objects).
As of 10 January 2023, the EAEU Decision No. 44 of 18 April 2018 on Standard Conformity Assessment Modules was amended.
The amendments revised the circumstances when a conformity certificate and/or annexes to such a certificate or a declaration of conformity can be reissued without the holder having to undergo a conformity assessment procedure once again. Such circumstances include:
Uzbekistan has adopted Presidential Decree No. PP-436 02.12.2022 “On measures aimed at increasing the effectiveness of reforms with the goal of transition of the Republic of Uzbekistan to a “green” economy until 2030”.
The adopted document approved the Green Economy Transition Program of Uzbekistan providing for the transition to a "green" economy and ensuring "green" growth in the Republic of Uzbekistan until 2030. The plan includes the achievement of the following strategic goals:
As of 5 November 2023, manufacturers and importers of products subject to standardisation (certification) are to be required to comply with the provisions of the adopted Law of Uzbekistan on Standardisation.
The adopted law sets out the following types of standards:
- national standard;
- international (regional) standard; and
- foreign standard.
As of 27 January 2021, importers, sellers and manufacturers of unsafe products are required to follow the adopted procedure regulating management and handling of such products.
Products can be declared unsafe by the competent authorities based on test results or following a visual inspection of the products.
The Cabinet of Ministers, by decree of 09/23/2020 N 967, amended the Technical Regulations on the requirements for motor gasoline, diesel, marine and boiler fuel.
In particular, the list of fuels that are not subject to the requirements of this Technical Regulation has been extended.
Thus, it was determined that the requirements of the Technical Regulations also do not apply to: