A gas chemical cluster worth US$3.4 billion to be created in Navoi region
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- In Navoi region, it is planned to implement 2,200 investment projects worth US$9 billion in the next five years and create 75 thousand new jobs. This was reported by the press service of the President of Uzbekistan.
In particular, a gas chemical cluster worth US$3.4 billion will be created. It is also planned to commission seven power plants worth about US$3 billion.
As a result of the implementation of 120 large-scale projects in the textile industry, 27 thousand new jobs will be created, and in the leather and footwear industry - 13 thousand new jobs as a result of 68 projects. In the mining industry, it is planned to implement 52 projects that will provide jobs for more than 7 thousand people.
In general, due to the capacities that will be commissioned in the next five years, the volume of regional exports will grow 6 times - up to US$900 million.
It is also planned to create 70 thousand new jobs by supporting entrepreneurship. For this, an assistant khokim will be assigned to each makhalla, and the population will be provided with organizational and financial support. More than 500 billion soums will be allocated annually within the framework of family entrepreneurship programs.
About 40 trillion soums will be allocated from the state budget for the economic and social development of the Navoi region in the next five years, a total of 180 thousand new jobs will be created.