The first trading house selling Uzbek carpets opened in the USA
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) – On 2 November 2019, an official opening ceremony of the first trading house of the Uzbek company SAG for the sale of branded carpets was held in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). The ceremony was attended by the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States, Javlon Vakhabov, and the chairman of the Uztekstilprom Association, Ilkhom Khaydarov.
The SAG company, founded in 2000 in Samarkand, is one of the leading carpet manufacturing companies in Central Asia and the CIS countries, annually produces 12 million square meters. carpet products, supplying its products to the markets of Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Afghanistan, Ukraine, China and European countries.
The opening of this trading house was announced as part of the Uzbek-American business forum, which was held on 21-22 October in Washington.
According to the information of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in the USA, the new trading platform will facilitate the implementation of high-quality and competitive Uzbek carpets in the US market, and will also become a permanent Show-room for various exhibitions and fairs of textile products by Uzbek manufacturers. The trading house offers a wide range of carpets and rugs. The first buyers of the site were our compatriots, as well as representatives of the US business community. Visitors were able to appreciate the sophistication and quality of carpets and other products marked “Made in Uzbekistan”, which harmoniously combine the ancient and modern look of our country.
Currently, over US$115,000 worth of products have been delivered to the trading house, and 2 containers of carpet products from Uzbekistan have been additionally shipped. Thanks to the offensive advertising strategy, contracts were signed for the supply of products of the Uzbek manufacturer to the states of New York and New Jersey, Chicago, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Earlier, with the assistance of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in the USA, the Gulnor trading house, the famous artisan Gulnara Odilova from Shakhrisabz, was also registered in Philadelphia. This commercial institution will specialize in the sale of silk textile products, Shakhrisabz embroideries in the Iroki style. The official opening of the "show-room" "Gulnor" is scheduled before the end of 2019.