EXPANSION OF EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES OF ECONOMIC SECTORS AND REGIONS OF OUR COUNTRY – THE MOST IMPORTANT AND URGENT TASK
For consular and visa issues, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Berlin:
Perleberger Str. 62, 10559 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 394 098 30/80
Fax: +49 30 394 098 62
Hotline of the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of Uzbekistan:
+998 71 233 28 28
On June 27, a video-conference was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, in the city of Tashkent
Implementation of export programs in the first half of 2017, the effectiveness of measures taken on realization of domestic products in new foreign markets, further supporting the export activities of small business and private entrepreneurship, expanding the export of agricultural and industrial products, were considered.
The meeting was attended by the Prime Minister and his deputies, State advisors to the President, heads of relevant ministries and departments, economic associations. Heads of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, local khokimiyats, territorial subdivisions of ministries and departments, enterprises, entrepreneurs and farmers, who are involved in export of products, also took part at the event through the video-conference organized in Tashkent and Nukus, the regional centers.
The head of our state emphasized that today one of the most important factors of maintaining and strengthening the trend of sustainable growth in high rates of the economy of Uzbekistan is a steady increase in the export potential of its industries and regions of the country, competitiveness of domestic products in foreign markets. In this connection, he drew attention to activities carried out in the country on comprehensive support of exporting enterprises and export activities of business entities, benefits granted to them by legislative acts and the created preferences.
President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev considered the state of affairs in the sphere of exports, in detail.
Disparity of the position of the board chairman of the holding company “Uzbekozikovkatholding” O.Rustamov and the general director of the joint stock company “Uzagroexport” J.Kholmukhamedov was noted.
Deputy Prime Minister U.Rozukulov and Minister of Foreign Trade E.Ganiev was pointed out the shortcomings. Specific instructions for their elimination were given.
The head of our state severely criticized insufficient responsibility, exactingness and initiative of the leaders of “Uzkurilishmateriallari” company, JSC “Uzbekyengilsanoat”, “Uzbekcharmpoyabzali” association. As a result of this, the proper volume of exports of goods and services was not achieved. Leaders were reprimanded. They were assigned specific tasks on urgent elimination of the existing shortcomings in organization of export of products and ensuring tangible dynamic changes in the growth of export volumes.
At the same time, leaders of Tashkent, Djizak and Andijan regions, as well as a number of districts, who allowed slowness in the issue of organizing the export of fruit and vegetable products grown in our country, were severely warned.
In order to ensure systematic work on strengthening and expanding positions of domestic producers in traditional external markets, mastering new foreign markets, the heads of complexes of the Cabinet of Ministers, industries and regions were assigned to develop an export strategy on each sector and region.
Issues of creating a modern infrastructure for effective activity in foreign markets, further enhancing activities of trading houses and logistics centers organized by enterprises and organizations of Uzbekistan in foreign countries, improving activities of embassies of our country on trade and economic cooperation were discussed. Appropriate tasks were scheduled.
Reports, proposals of heads of complexes of the Cabinet of Ministers, ministries and departments, companies and associations, khokimiyats were heard and discussed at the video-conference. Specific instructions were given on further increasing the export potential of our country, expanding the geography and the range of exports.