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PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
February 24, 2017
FREE ECONOMIC ZONE “NAVOI”
Free economic zone “Navoi” was created according to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan No.4059 dated December 2, 2008 in Navoi region. The area makes up 564 hectares.

Priority in FEZ “Navoi” is given to the establishment of high-tech wide range productions of products competitive in the world markets in the following areas:

- electric engineering and production of telecommunication equipment;

- mechanic engineering, instrument engineering and production of component parts;

- pharmaceuticals and medical equipment production;

- food products production;

- production of plastic and polymer products.

Intermodal logistics centre (ILC), established on the basis of Navoi airport and regulated by South Korean airline company "Korean air" is one of the primary factors of free industrial economic zone. Today on the airport territory the cargo terminal is built, which is able to cover the whole range of services on reception of goods, their temporary storage and shipment using different types of transport. This construction is favorably located for implementation of balk transportation – directly in front of the cargo apron of the airport.

Moreover, the presence of convenient access roads and parking lots for heavy vehicles and connection with rail transport can reduce work on intermediate delivery of goods. Cargo terminal is able to process 300 tons of cargo per day, has 6 working stations for loading and unloading works, balances for 20 tons and 5 tons, refrigeration and freezing chambers, heating chamber, areas for storage of dangerous goods, perishable foodstuffs and animals. Its administrative building the required services are located – customs clearance, sanitary control, declaring, freight, etc.

The airport operates twenty-four-hours. It is equipped with the runway having length of 4 km, is able to receive all types of aircrafts, with the advanced air traffic control that meets the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization – ICAO. At present time from the airport of Navoi city there are regular flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Istanbul, Doha, Dubai, Hanoi, Moscow, Bishkek, Seoul, Milan, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Paris, Zaragoza, Vienna and Basel. The cargo terminal of Navoi airport is able to serve 100 thousand tons of cargo per year.

In FEZ “Navoi” 24 productions have been put into operation with total amount of investments – 124 million USD. In particular, the production of such products as modems and TV-tuners, electronic power meters, power cables, heating and hot-water boilers, mobile and landline telephones, finished medicines, etc. has been arranged.

Information about some of the implemented projects in FEZ “Navoi”:

“O’zErae Alternator” Joint Venture established in 2010 with the participation of JSC “Uzavtosanoat” and the South Korean company “EraeCs Limited”, carries out the production of generators and compressors for vehicles. The total cost of the project made up 12.2 million USD, with the annual production capacity of 360.0 thousand units of generators and compressors. At present the company employs for about 56 workers.

“O’zMinda” Joint Venture established in 2010 with the participation of JSC “Uzavtosanoat” and Indian company “Minda Capital Ltd.” carries out the production of components for vehicles. The total cost of the project made up 7.3 million USD with the annual production capacity of 495,0 thousand pieces of components for vehicles. At present the company employs for 101 workers.

“Uzavtosanoat – Landi Renzo” Joint Venture established in 2014 with the participation of JSC “Uzavtosanoat” and Italian company ęîěďŕíčč “Landi Renzo S.p.A.” carries out the production of engine space equipment for transition of vehicle into compressed natural gas. The total cost of the project made up 0,6 million USD with the annual production capacity of 25 thousand pieces. The enterprise has created 15 workplaces.

“Navoi Hunan Pulp” Joint Venture established in 2010 with the participation of JSC “Navoiazot” and Chinese company “Hunan Aloft Imp.&Exp. Co.Ltd.” carries out the production of hygienic products and baby diapers. The total cost of the project made up 4.2 million USD with the annual production capacity of 120.0 million pieces of articles. The enterprise has created 54 workplaces.

“Navoi Beauty Cosmetics” Joint Venture established in 2010 with the participation of JSC “Navoiazot” and South Korean company “DK Cosmetics” carries out the production of cosmetic products. The total cost of the project made up 2.2 million USD with the annual production capacity of 2.6 million pieces of finished products. The enterprise has created 22 workplaces.

“Ariston Thermo-UTG” Joint Venture established in 2013 with the participation of JSC “Uztransgas” and Italian company “Ariston international srl” carries out the production of heating and water heating boilers. The total cost of the project made up 4,0 million USD with the annual production capacity of 10,0 thousand units of boilers. The enterprise has created 12 workplaces.

“Agrofresh” Joint Venture established in 2010 with the participation of SJSC “Markazsanoatexport” and “Kefayat General Trading Co. Ltd.” (UAE), constructed modern refrigerating chambers with the controlled atmosphere (CA) for the amount of 4.0 million USD for storage of vegetables and fruits with the simultaneous storage of 3,0 thousand tons. The enterprise has created for 15 workplaces.

“Telecom Innovations” Joint Venture established in 2010 with the participation of JSC “Uzbektelecom”, “TelmaxElektronix” LLC and “ZTE International Ltd.” (China), “Servetechno PTE Ltd.” (Singapore) companies carries out the production of TV tuners, ADSL modems and DSLAM ports. Total cost of the project made up 5.4 million USD with the annual production capacity of 250.0 million pieces of articles. The enterprise has created 38 workplaces.

“KO-UNG Cylinder” Joint Venture established in 2011 with the participation of NHC “Uzbekneftegas” and South Korean company “KorUz Cylinder Investment Co.Ltd” carries out the production of gas balloons. The total cost of the project made up 13.4 million USD with the annual production capacity of 41.0 thousand pieces of gas balloons for The enterprise has created 61 workplaces.

“CFM ProEnergies” Joint Venture established in 2011 with the participation of SJSC “Uzprommashimpex” and Singapore company “Cheong FattMetall Factory PTE Ltd.” carries out the production of power saving LED light bulbs. The total cost of the project made up 0,5 million USD with the annual production capacity of 220 thousand pieces of products with the opportunity of production capacity increase. The enterprise has created 26 workplaces.

“Hayat Power Cable Systems” Joint Venture established in 2012 with the participation of OJSC “AGMK”, JV “Uzcable” and Chinese company “Gulf Cable Trading Company” carries out the production of high-voltage cables. The total cost of the project made up 20,45 million USD with the annual production capacity of 4000 km of cable products. The enterprise has created 50 workplaces.

“Olive Telecom” Joint Venture established in 2013 with the participation of Indian company “Olive Telecommunication Ltd.” and JSC “Uzbektelecom” carries out the production of stationary and mobile telephones as well as tablet PCs. The total cost of the project made up 2.0 million USD with the annual production capacity of 99.5 thousand pieces. The enterprise has created 27 workplaces.

(Source: “Uzbekistan profile” - Information bulletin of Embassy of Uzbekistan in Belgium)


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