Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan and the heads of leading Japanese companies discussed the prospects for implementing new joint projects
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Yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov has met with the Chairman of the Board of Japan-CIS Business Cooperation Committee of Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) and Chairman of the Board of Marubeni Corporation, Fumiya Kokubu, President and CEO of Itochu Corporation, Yoshihisa Suzuki, and President and CEO of Mitsubishi Corporation, Takehiko Kakiuchi, in Tokyo, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent.
According to the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade, at the meeting with Fumiya Kokubu, issues of strengthening partnership between the business communities of Uzbekistan and Japan were discussed by taking joint measures to create the most favorable conditions for the successful activities of Japanese entrepreneurs in Uzbekistan, taking into account the implementation of investment projects in promising industries.
In addition, the parties considered practical issues related to projects implemented jointly with Marubeni in Uzbekistan in energy, geology and chemical industry and discussed the possibilities for expanding the company’s presence in the market through the development of new projects in the chemical and textile industries.
At the meeting with the President and CEO of Mitsubishi, the parties considered the possibilities of deepening cooperation by moving to an active investment partnership and covering new areas of cooperation – alternative energy, textile and petrochemical industries.
The agenda of negotiations with the President and CEO of Itochu included an analysis of the implementation of joint projects, in particular the establishment of manufacturing buses and other vehicles on the basis of the production facilities of SamAvto company, as well as localization of components for D-Max cars. The company’s leadership expressed interest in consistently enhancing cooperation by working out new promising areas for investment.
Following the talks with Japanese business representatives, further steps were outlined to accelerate the implementation of ongoing initiatives, as well as to develop and further promote new promising projects aimed at introducing innovations and advanced scientific and technical developments.