In connection with the exhibition seminar “Cooperation Day,” the Association “Uzeltexsanoat” and the Ministry of Economy and Industry of Uzbekistan organized a seminar “Topical issues of effective use of local raw materials in the production of national products.”
The event was organized by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on September 17, 2019 to ensure the implementation of instructions given by videoconferencing, on the dynamic development of the industry, increase the level of localization and expand the scale.
At the beginning of the seminar, Minister of Economy and Industry B. Khojayev, Chairman of the Board of the Association “Uzeltexsanoat” M. Yunusov noted that under the leadership of the President of the country there is an active investment policy, liberalization of foreign trade and foreign exchange transactions, healthy competition and formation of a real market economy. noted. It was noted that the issues of modern industrial development of Uzbekistan, increasing competitiveness and diversification of products become one of the priorities of our state policy.
As the Chairman of the Board of the association “Uzeltexsanoat” M. Yunusov noted, today there are more than 400 enterprises in the electrical industry of the country. Over the past period, these companies have produced 2,000 products worth 7 trillion sum. The level of localization of products is 40%.
Also at the event were presented new types of finished products, components, raw materials and materials, established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On measures for further development of production cooperation and expansion of production of demanded products.” Developments were also analysed. At the same time, the event focused on the production of imported products for the production of raw materials and locally produced resources.
More than 200 imported raw materials and components of about 30 companies of the Uzeltekhsanoat Association were represented at the seminar. The participants were presented with opportunities to localize components necessary for the production of cable and electrical products, household appliances and imported equipment. It discussed the issues of local entrepreneurs about the production of these components and the possibility of concluding direct contracts between enterprises. In particular, on the basis of production cooperation, the company supplied spare parts to many enterprises, such as AK “Uzavtosanoat,” AK “Uzagrotexsanoatolding,” AK “Uzkimyosanoat,” AK “Uzbekneftegaz” and AK “Uzbekenergo.” Agreement was reached on the transfer.
The event was attended by high-ranking officials of the Ministry of Economy and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tashkent city and regional khokimiyats, heads of ministries and economic associations, heads of free economic zones in the regions, representatives of business and local producers. More than 500 participants took part in the fair.