A cement plant was organized in Jarkurgan region by the foreign enterprise Surkhoncementinvest. It has installed modern equipment from Germany, Austria, Russia and China.
The total cost of the project is almost US$144 million, its first stage has been completed. After reaching full capacity, the plant will produce 1.1 million tonnes and export 750 thousand tons of cement per year, will employ 1,125 people.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the activities of the enterprise.
– Surkhandarya region has enormous economic opportunities. There are many underground riches, there are almost all the elements of the periodic table. We must effectively use this for the benefit of our people, the President said.
In the future, the plant plans to organize the production of dry construction mixtures, hydrated lime, reinforced concrete products with the involvement of more than US$12 million investment.
Responsible persons were given instructions for the development of the economy of the Denau region and the organization of a free economic zone in it, the increase of the export potential and investment attractiveness of Surkhandarya.