A business mission from the Republic of Uzbekistan arrived in Saratov
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 25 November, negotiations between representatives of regional business and business circles of the Republic of Uzbekistan were held in Saratov.
The Uzbek business mission was headed by Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the Hunarmand Association Ulugbek Abdullaev and Head of the Territorial Department of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan in Tashkent Ulmas Jalilov. Together with them, heads of large companies visited Saratov. The organizer of the business mission was ANO "Export Support Center of Saratov Region".
The meeting with business representatives from Uzbekistan took place in the conference hall of the Jemchujina hotel. The guests were greeted by the Director of the Regional Export Support Center Sergey Mironov and the Chairman of the Union "Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Saratov Region" Alexey Antonov.
Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ulugbek Abdullaev stressed “today there is a great unrealized potential for cooperation at the level of the regions of the two countries. At the same time, there are the necessary tools to realize this potential, and most importantly, there is a mutual interest of the business of our countries to develop cooperation. Uzbekistan and Saratov region today have every opportunity to develop this potential even more. We would like to improve our business together with you, to develop bilateral relations, to give an opportunity for wide cooperation to our entrepreneurs."
The Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan also noted the recent meeting of the leaders of the two countries - Russia and Uzbekistan - during which about 19 documents were signed, which will give an additional impetus to the development of relations, including a regional one.
“It is becoming a good tradition to continue our meetings. Saratov region has rather close ties with the Republic of Uzbekistan. We have the potential - today the trade turnover is over US$27.5 million. In my opinion, this figure can be further increased, by about 20%, already this year,” said the Chairman of the Union" Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Saratov Region "Alexei Antonov.
Director of the Autonomous Non-profit Organization "Export Support Center of Saratov Region" Sergei Mironov emphasized that “cooperation of regional business with partners from the Republic of Uzbekistan is of a special nature and is developing in different directions. Our companies took part in a business mission to the Republic of Uzbekistan this year, at the same time Uzbek business came to us. The effectiveness of the business missions carried out is confirmed by the conclusion of export contracts between the businesses of the two countries.”
Ulmas Jalilov, head of the territorial administration of the CCI of Uzbekistan in Tashkent, noted that “of all regions of Russia, relations with Saratov region are the most dynamically developing. Today, our delegation includes companies from the IT sector that are extremely interested in purchasing Saratov products through this line. At the same time, I know that cooperation with Saratov Region is actively developing in other areas as well”.
After b2b negotiations between business representatives of the two countries, the participants of the Uzbek delegation are expected to visit specialized enterprises and meet with representatives of Saratov companies, ready to strengthen cooperation with business representatives from Uzbekistan, for two days.
The business mission of foreign companies to Russian region was organized by the Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization “Export Support Center of Saratov Region” with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of Saratov Region and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the region within the framework of the national project “International Cooperation and Export”.