Novosibirsk entrepreneurs ready to cooperate with the Republic of Uzbekistan
On February 27, the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a meeting with representatives of the Sherobodsky district of Surkhandarya region of Uzbekistan.
On the Uzbek side, the meeting was attended by the Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Novosibirsk Yusup Kabuljanov, the Third Secretary for Trade and Economic Affairs of the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Russian Federation Sarvar Matyusupov, the Deputy Mayor of Sherobod district Sodik Zhumayev, Director of Sherobod Sabzavot LLC Mamasokhat Ruziev.
From the Russian side, the negotiations were attended by the President of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Yuri Bernadsky, General Director of Tamkon JSC Konstantin Yelantsev, General Director of SIBPROM Financial and Industrial Corporation LLC Alexey Ilyushin, General Director of Eurosib SPb-TS CJSC branch in the Novosibirsk Region Sergey Volchkov, Director of Sequoia LLC Victoria Grosul, and representatives of 15 export-oriented companies from the Novosibirsk Region.
Welcoming the participants of the meeting, Yuri Bernadsky reminded that the Governor of the Novosibirsk Region Andrey Travnikov and the Governor of the Surkhandarya Region Bahodir Pulatov in 2018 signed a protocol on cooperation and development of bilateral mutually beneficial ties. Despite the fact that last year’s trade turnover between the Novosibirsk Region and Uzbekistan was about $90 million, the President of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry believes that there are good prospects for export development and for supplying Uzbek products to Novosibirsk.
Yusup Kabuljanov expressed gratitude and stressed that the regions of Uzbekistan are actively working to expand interregional cooperation. In addition, he presented the economic potential of the Surkhandarya region, told about exhibitions and forums that would be held in Uzbekistan in 2020, and invited Novosibirsk entrepreneurs to take part in them, promising the Consulate’s full support.
During the meeting, representatives of Novosibirsk business spoke about the production capacities of their companies and desired directions of export activity in Uzbekistan.
During the current visit, the representatives of the regions agreed to strengthen cooperation and organize joint events that help strengthen business contacts between entrepreneurs of the two countries.