Tashkent (Uzbekistan): Gross gold and foreign exchange reserves of Uzbekistan as of 1 January 2018 made up about US$28.077 billion, which is 6.23% higher compared to 1 January 2017.
The volume of monetary gold in the gold and foreign exchange reserves of Uzbekistan increased from US$12.256 billion in 2016 to US$14.034 billion in 2017.
Net gold and foreign currency reserves rose 5.47% to US$26.567 billion as of 1 January 2018.
The Central Bank said that the net gold and foreign exchange reserves do not take into account the currency funds of commercial banks and government bodies (except the Ministry of Finance, the Reconstruction and Development Fund) on accounts at the Central Bank, which are liabilities of the Central Bank to these organizations.
The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference is scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, Hainan Province. The forum will be themed "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity."
— The Daily Mail - People's Daily