NEWS AND EVENTS
September 27, 2013
International specialized exhibitions of agriculture, food and nutrition technologies “Food Week Uzbekistan-2013” and “Agri Tek Uzbekistan-2013” are in progress at the Uzexpocenter.
They are organized jointly by the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of Uzbekistan and the international exhibition company Expo Position. Along with domestic manufacturers, some 50 companies from China, South Korea, Portugal, Hungary, India, and Poland – more than 50 countries in total – are offering their goods and services at the expositions.
It was stressed at the opening ceremony of exhibitions that as a result of persistent reforms being undertaken under the leadership of President Islam Karimov in agriculture, our country’s export potential has been rising steadily. These traditional expositions are instrumental in boosting trade and economic cooperation with foreign nations and introducing cutting-edge technologies.
During the exhibitions that comprise sections divided into those specializing in nutrition goods, sector-designated equipment, beverages, packing and parceling technologies, agricultural machinery – a major part of enterprises strike mutually advantageous deals with relevant companies.
“We are taking part in this exhibition for the first time,” says Jang Buyung Ok, manager of South Korea-based Jingcheongun County City. “Ours is a multi-purpose company that specializes in the production of tea, candies, nurturing fruits and vegetables and flowers, sales of agricultural technologies. The favorable investment climate established in Uzbekistan serves as an important factor in materializing new promising projects. We intend to partner closely with business people from Uzbekistan.”
Technologies and modern machinery for reprocessing raw and producing finished goods are presented at the section of food and reprocessing industry of the exposition, along with final goods. Several local companies present equipment for nutrition industry as well as ready goods, including some 40 types of confectionery from the company Nusi, 20 types of sweets from the enterprise Lazzat-karamel, and more than ten types of dairy from the farmer enterprise Chinobod Shuhrat Mirahmedov.
It is noteworthy that the greater part of technologies is presented under the trademark “Made in Uzbekistan”. Today, the range of domestically manufactured technologies has expanded considerably in contrast to previous exhibition where foreign-made technologies were prevailing.
The international specialized exhibitions “Food Week Uzbekistan-2013” and “Agri Tek Uzbekistan-2013” facilitate the further consolidation of cooperation among farmers, businesspeople and manufacturers of our country, the extensive introduction of state-of-the-art technologies and machinery in agriculture, the development of small enterprises, the enhancement of activities of enterprises in the food and reprocessing industries.
(Source: Uzbekistan National News Agency – UzA)