Uzbekistan-Tajikistan: long-term export contracts concluded
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - Today, on 29 September, a delegation of Uzbekistan headed by Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov visited Dushanbe to participate in the 7th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation.
During the visit, representatives of the State Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Almalyk MMC, Uzmetkombinat visited the Shokhkadambulak iron ore deposit in the Republic of Tajikistan, UzA reported.
This deposit is important for its long-term reserves of iron ore and a convenient geographic location necessary for the production of metal products.
Within the framework of the business forum, representatives of Uzmetkombinat held negotiations and meetings with importers. As a result, export contracts were signed for over US$17 million.
It is worth noting that the volume of export of the plant’s products to the Tajik market alone has increased 20 times over the past three years. In particular, in Dushanbe, multi-storey buildings have been erected from metal products manufactured at the Uzmetkombinat. More than ten more houses are currently under construction.
Also, during the negotiations, long-term export contracts and agreements for the supply of steel enameled dishes, hardware and basalt slabs were signed. To this end, representatives of the plant and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan conducted a marketing research on the sale of their products in the Dushanbe markets. As a result, it was clarified that the sale of many types of products in the neighboring country could be increased in the future.