A roundtable with the participation of businessmen of Belarus and Uzbekistan
Date: 13 June 2018
Minsk played host to a roundtable with the participation of businessmen of the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Uzbekistan. The event was organized by the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan.
The roundtable was attended by the Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich, the Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis (Uzbekistan parliament) Nigmatilla Yuldoshev, the BelCCI Chairman Vladimir Ulakhovich, the Chairman of the CCI of Uzbekistan Adham Ikramov, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Belarus Nasirdzhan Yusupov, the representatives of 15 Uzbek enterprises and organizations, about 130 Belarusian businessmen.
The Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Ulakhovich noted during the roundtable opening that Belarusian companies have been successfully working on the market of Uzbekistan, including as part of joint companies. According to the speaker, a number of promising projects have been recently launched. And the roundtable is another opportunity for business to enhance the existing ties and to establish new contacts.
Mikhail Myasnikovich mentioned Uzbekistan's proposal to invite Belarusian partners to research and production clusters developed in the country and called upon business to make use of this opportunity.
The Chairman of the Council of the Republic added that the parties are unanimous in their intention to combine commodity and investment cooperation. "We pay a lot of attention to promising innovative high-tech projects," Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
Speaker of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Nigmatilla Yuldoshev thanked Belarus for a warm welcome and constructive talks and expressed confidence in the fact that the current visit of Uzbekistan's parliamentary delegation to Belarus will help strengthen bilateral relations.
During the roundtable, the prospects of Belarus-Uzbekistan trade and economic cooperation were discussed, the presentations of the two states' investment climate, export and touristic potential were held. A number of commercial contracts and bilateral agreements were signed between the Belarusian and Uzbek enterprises and organizations.
The roundtable was followed by B2B negotiations. The businessmen discussed future cooperation in the fields of agriculture, food industry, tourism, textile and haberdashery industry, electrical engineering, agricultural machines production, IT, as well as in the production of construction materials.
Based on BelTA