Successful business owners shared their experiences with aspiring entrepreneurs at the LEVEL UP forum, highlighting the role of modern technology in successful businesses.
Fortune 500 companies, major food brands and other US-based companies are taking an interest in Uzbekistan's burgeoning market.
The Regional Small Business Programme will provide online training and a knowledge-sharing platform for financial institutions in Central Asia.
The Uzbekistani government is urging its citizens and former citizens working in the United States to help their country to develop the IT and business sectors.
Women manage or own almost half of all small and medium businesses in Kazakhstan, according to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
Recently opened food processing plants will help promote Kyrgyz produce abroad and increase farmers' profits, officials say.
Residents of Uzbekistan hope a 'new era' in US-Uzbekistani relations will bring in 'high-quality American goods and services'.
Uzbekistan is flinging wide its doors to US businesses.
The first International Expo of Fergana Valley Businesswomen brought together representatives of 70 women's organisations from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Violence in neighbouring Afghanistan is having ripple effects in Tajikistan.