PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
April 26, 2017
CHINESE BUSINESS INTENDS TO EXPAND ITS PRESENCE IN UZBEK MARKET
Chinese business delegation comprised of representatives of several major corporations visited Uzbekistan.
They attended a business forum with participation of business circles of the two countries. The State Committee of Republic Uzbekistan for investments organised the event.
Welcoming the participants, Deputy Prime Minister of our Republic Ulugbek Rozukulov noted that the two countries have established a strategic partnership based on mutual respect and trust. Based on this solid foundation, Uzbekistan and China consistently develop mutually beneficial ties in many directions.
- Today China is number one trade partner of Uzbekistan. More than 700 companies with participation of Chinese capital operate in Uzbekistan. Dozens of joint projects of strategic significance have been implemented over recent years, – said U. Rozukulov.
In turn, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Uzbekistan Sun Lijie said that Beijing with great enthusiasm has apprehended news about the establishment of this committee. He said this event will be an important stage in the work to improve the national investment climate and attracting foreign investment.
In the framework of the business forum, representatives of government agencies and private companies of Uzbekistan held a presentation of projects proposed to be implemented jointly with Chinese partners. Special attention was given to favourable opportunities in the territories of free economic zones, operational benefits and preferences for starting and doing business. B2B negotiations with Chinese guests discussed promising directions of cooperation and concrete investment projects.