Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Uzbekistan interested in supplying goods to the market of the Novosibirsk region

From 8 to 13 August a delegation from the Republic of Uzbekistan visited Novosibirsk with a business visit.

The delegation headed by the head of Surkhandarya region included the heads of districts and cities of Surkhandarya region, as well as the heads of major enterprises in the region, representing such areas of business as agriculture, construction and building materials, textile industry.

As a part of the visit of the delegation, on August 9 the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCCI)  held a meeting with the Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Novosibirsk Timur Rakhmanov, the head of the Surkhandarya region Tura Bobolov, deputy of the head of the Surkhandarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan on investments and foreign trade Anvar Oripov, the head of Sherabad district of Surkhandarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ziyadulla Davlatov, the head of Kizirik district of Surkhandarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ilhom Yusupov, the head of Termez city of Surkhandarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan Isroil Khudoyberdiyev, deputy of the head of Uzun district of Surkhandarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan Alisher Norkobilov.

From the Russian side, the negotiations were attended by the President of NCCCI Yuri Bernadsky, Tamkon  director general Konstantin Elantsev, Avanti deputy director Dmitry Banadysev, the President of the Union of Transport, Freight Forwarding, and Logistics Companies of Siberia (STELS) Sergey Maksimov,  Director of the Research and development firm ”Center for Food Technologies” Ltd. Oksana Sotnikova, PP Akor Regional sales manager Alexander Stikhilyas.

Welcoming the participants of the meeting Yuri Bernadsky noted that last year the trade turnover between the Novosibirsk region and Uzbekistan decreased slightly due to the restrictive measures, but the dynamics of 2021 is encouraging, there are good prospects both for export development and for the supply of Uzbek products in Novosibirsk.

The President of the NCCCI introduced the heads and areas of activities of Novosibirsk companies interested in cooperation with the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Mr. Rakhmanov expressed gratitude for the reception and emphasized that partnership established between Novosibirsk region and Uzbekistan, including the sphere of economy.

Mr. Anvar Oripov presented the economic potential of Surkhandarya region, which is the main supplier of agricultural and textile products.

The head of Surkhandarya region Tura Bobolov emphasized that the region is an agricultural and the southernmost region of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

According to Mr. Tura Bobolov, Uzbek entrepreneurs are interested in direct deliveries of their products to the Siberian market. In addition, he noted that since the region borders with Iran, Pakistan and India through Afghanistan, there is an interest in developing business relations with Russian logistics companies.

During the meeting, representatives of Novosibirsk businesses told about production capabilities of their companies and desired directions of their export activities in Uzbekistan.

During the current visit representatives of Surkhandarya region and Novosibirsk business exchanged contacts and agreed to strengthen business relations between entrepreneurs of the two countries.