At the Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry were held talks Israeli Ambassador to Uzbekistan Eduard Shapira. The sides discussed the current state and prospects of trade, economic and investment cooperation between the two countries, the ministry said.
Maiden industrial exhibition of Tashkent city manufacturers was held from 29 September to 1 October in Bishkek. The event was co-organized by the Exporter SMEs Support Fund within the NBU and the Tashkent mayor’s office, attended by about 100 enterprises in Tashkent cit, manufacturing food products, textile, chemicals, building materials and furniture, presented their products to entrepreneurs and residents of the Kyrgyz capital.
Government handed over its share in the authorized capital of Uzbekistan’s only metallurgical plant - UzMetKombinat JSC for trust management to SFI Management Group, a foreign entity.
At Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry were held talks with the senior regional trade adviser at USAID Ryder Rogers. The sides reportedly discussed prospects for cooperation, in particular the implementation of the USAID Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs projects in Central Asia which are aimed at facilitating exports and employment in horticulture and strengthening transport and logistics services across the five Central Asian economies.
Uzbekistan Airways has selected GEnx-1B engines to power four new Boeing 787-8 aircraft. The engine order is valued at more than $230 million (USD), including a custom-ordered spare engine, GE Aviation said. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018.
Uzbekistan and US firms signed US$2.6 billion worth of deals at the Uzbek-American business forum in New York on Wednesday, co-organized by the Uzbek Committee for Investments and Uzbek-American Chamber of Commerce.