NEWS AND EVENTS
August 24, 2015
11TH INTERNATIONAL UZBEK COTTON FAIR... Over 1,000 Companies to Participate in 11th International Cotton Fair in Tashkent
Tashkent is scheduled to host the 11th International Uzbek Cotton Fair on October 15-16, 2015. A relevant Presidential Resolution has kick-started preparations.
The major fair will include a string of events such as demonstration of latest innovative proposals in technologies and design, an international conference, thematic workshops and a fashion show. The fair will be attended by members of over 1,000 firms and companies from nearly 50 countries, Uzpakhtasanoat cotton association told an Uzbekistan Today correspondent.
There are plans afoot to publish a special edition highlighting the latest achievements and prospects in the development of cotton growing and the cotton and textile industry in Uzbekistan, with the assistance of Cotton Outlook, a cotton trade journal.
Last year\'s international cotton fair resulted in deals for the delivery of 580,000 tons of Uzbek cotton fiber and textile products to the tune of $1 billion. The scope of the upcoming fair is expected to be as impressive.
In keeping with tradition, the business part of the fair will be rich in events. Representatives of international companies and prominent experts will discuss a broad spectrum of issues, including production and use of fibers and fabrics, and expansion of trade and investment cooperation both in Uzbekistan and worldwide while learning about scientific developments in this area.
UzExpoCenter, which will play host to the main events, has also been busy with major preparations and creating conveniences for participants of the fair. The Service Center, negotiation room, and special offices for agreement signing will be furnished with conveniences in line with international standards.
The event will place emphasis on the promotion of the textile industry. Uzbekvengilsanoat light industry company is scheduled to do a series of presentations focusing on the potential of Uzbek industry, benefits and concessions, the favorable investment climate, highly qualified personnel, raw materials as well as the developed production, financial, transport and communication infrastructures.
(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)