NEWS AND EVENTS
October 21, 2009
Karakalpakstan: expanding manufacturing base
Extensive work to improve the supply of the internal consumer market with domestic food products and manufactured goods is carried out in the Republic of Karakalpakstan.
To this end, implementation of 311 projects for total 92 million 356 thousand U.S. dollars is planned. 6 thousand 594 additional jobs will be created in the republic.
As the whole country, supporting small business and private entrepreneurship in the Aral Sea region is giving positive results. This was clearly reflected in the dynamic of growth of the economy. In particular, significant results can be obtained to ensure the supply of domestic consumer market with quality products.
There is a great demand among customers to purchase the products of about 17 thousand small businesses and private entrepreneurship, 9 thousand 271 farms and more than 225 thousand private farms of Karakalpakstan.
According to the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, in the current year the domestic consumer market is scheduled to receive 18 thousand 800 tons of vegetables and melons, 66 thousand 100 tons of fruit, 52 thousand 300 tons of potatoes, 6 thousand 900 tons of meat, 40 thousand tons of milk and 132 million 500 thousands of eggs.
Given the population’s growing demand for food, until 2012, the area for growing vegetables, potatoes and melons would be increased for 10 thousand hectares, and the establishment of an orchards almost the same area is planned.
Farmers and private entrepreneurs planned the construction of 68 greenhouses with lightweight construction with total area of 75.1 hectares. This will serve for further replenishment of the market with selected fruits, wholesome vegetables, meat and dairy products.
Today, JSC “Eggar” in Beruni, “Turon” in Hojeily and “Chimboy moy” in Chimbay districts are involved in the manufacturing of vegetable oil. In addition, strong demand from customers come for high-quality carpets, fabrics, clothing, household goods, carried out on private firms “Gulnur”, “Bibioyim”,“Gunesh Tahiatosh”.