PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
January 30, 2017
BAXMAL EXPORT COMPANY OF GHALLAARAL DISTRICT IN JIZZAKH REGION EXPORTED MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND TONS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS TO RUSSIA, CHINA AND THE UAE LAST YEAR
In 2017, in addition to traditional partners, the company will export products to new markets in India and Vietnam. In the summer-autumn season, the company intends to export tomatoes, paprika, grapes, plums, apricots, mung beans, peas, beans, potatoes, beets, cauliflower and pumpkin. In winter, it will supply mainly bean products, drupaceous and dried fruits.
A 1.2 billion soums (currency rates of CB RU from 30.01.2017, 1$= 3280.25 soums) soft loan of the National Bank of Foreign Economic Activity will contribute to the expansion of foreign supplies. Last year, the loan empowered the company to purchase and install modern equipment for drying fruits, cleaning and sorting of legumes.
“Our company forges ahead, constantly implementing new projects to scale up exports. We have recently established a lemon tree nursery on three acres. On 728 hectares, we are growing grapes, fruits and vegetables, potatoes and other crops. In the current year, we plan to employ the technology of fruit juice production, thereby creating 20 new jobs,” said the head of the company Anvar Safarov.
(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)