Uzbekistan: mandatory digital labelling of medical devices and medicines

Manufacturers and importers of medical devices and medicines are to be required to provide electronic labelling for their products sold or imported into Uzbekistan. This requirement has been set by Decree adopted in April 2022. 

Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan dated April 2022 No. 149 “On the introduction of a system of mandatory digital labelling of medicines and medical devices” was adopted.

Uzbekistan: the law on organic products adopted

As of 27 July 2022, manufacturers and importers of organic food products are required to comply with the adopted set of requirements. 

The Law “On Organic Products if Uzbekistan” adopted in April 2022, regulates production, processing, storage, transportation, labelling and sale, as well as conformity assessment and authorization of organic products.

Uzbekistan: Amended Regulation on Mobile Device Registration

The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan adopted Resolution No. 828 of 31.12.2020 "On Amendments and Additions to the Regulation on the Procedure for Registration of Mobile Devices Used, Imported and Manufactured for Sale or Personal Use in the Republic of Uzbekistan".

Uzbekistan: Adopted Technical Regulation on Oils and Fats

As of 18 November 2020, organisations importing, or manufacturing oil and fat products in Uzbekistan are required to comply with revised requirements on the safety of oils and fats imposed by Uzbekistan Technical Regulation on the Safety of Oils and Fats.

Uzbekistan: Adopted lists of pharmaceuticals and medical devices subject to simplified importation procedure

Uzbekistan adopted a list of medical devices that are used for treating COVID-19 patient and that can be imported into Uzbekistan without state registration and without compulsory certification until 1 October 2020.

This list includes  antimicrobial lamps, intubation tubes, disposable respirators N95, bioboxes, cardio monitors, medical masks, nebulisers, blood samples and containers for storing blood and its components, etc.

Uzbekistan: Vehicle disposal fee is introduced

As of 1 August 2020, vehicle manufacturers and importers are obliged to pay a utilisation charge for all vehicles they import into Uzbekistan or place on the market in Uzbekistan.

The utilisation fee has been introduced by way of amending the two laws of Uzbekistan: on Nature Protection and on Wastes.

Utilization charge (or “utilisation fee”) is a fee that is payable for: wheeled vehicles, self-propelled vehicles and vehicle trailers.