Chelyabinsk oblast hopes to increase trade turnover with Uzbekistan

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The Governor of Chelyabinsk region Boris Dubrovsky believes promising increase in trade between the region and Uzbekistan, which by the end of 2017 amounted to 291 million dollars, said on Wednesday the press service of the Governor of the region.

Dubrovsky on Wednesday held a working meeting with the delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

«Our trade relations are gaining momentum… has Already established a pool of «anchor» businesses that have greatly enhanced the turnover with the Republic of Uzbekistan – «Soyuzpischeprom», «Makfa», «Sigma», «Resource». Export volume close to 12 thousand tons. Signed an agreement on cooperation between the holding «churilovo» and «AzAgroExport». I think that the prospects of increasing turnover of more than real,» — the press service quoted the words Dubrovsky.

In turn, the first Deputy Prosecutor General of the Republic of Uzbekistan Arkaba Tagiyev expressed the hope that «economic and trade relations will continue to develop on mutually beneficial basis.»

According to the press service, the results of the official visit of the Russian delegation to Uzbekistan in June 2018 with the support of the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan South Ural agricultural holding churilovo entered into a strategic agreement with state holding company Usecasecontrollers and its division «AzAgroExport» as well as leading farmers to supply seasonal vegetables and fruits. Since July began shipments on the territory of the Urals and Siberia from Uzbekistan, during this time has acquired and sold more than 700 tons of fruits and vegetables.

It adds a press-service, the trade turnover between the Chelyabinsk region and the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2017, 76% exceeded the level of 2016 and amounted to 291 million dollars. The increasing trend continued this year for the first 6 months of 2018, mutual trade turnover amounted to 152 million dollars, which is 40% more than last year.