18 April 2019

Uzbek-Italian business forum held in Tashkent

The Uzbek-Italian Business Forum and Cooperation Exchange in the B2B format was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the participation of business circles of the two countries.

The purpose of this event is to facilitate the establishment of trade relations between the companies of Uzbekistan and Italy, study the issues of creating new joint ventures and the implementation of new investment projects.

The delegation included representatives of 10 large and leading Italian enterprises engaged in the food industry, production of agricultural products processing equipment, and packing equipment, etc.

During the business meeting, issues of mutual cooperation to strengthen the interaction between the businessmen of the two countries were discussed.

Speakers from the Italian side emphasized the positive dynamics of economic growth of Uzbekistan, welcomed the efforts of the government of our republic to liberalize various sectors of the economy, creating the necessary conditions for foreign investors.

It was also noted that the Uzbek-Italian Business Forum will create an opportunity for the exchange of experience and opinions between the business circles of Italy and the Republic of Uzbekistan.

During the event, participants were familiarized with large-scale economic reforms in Uzbekistan, taking measures to liberalize the economy and foreign exchange market, improve the business environment, support business, protect the rights and legitimate interests of small businesses and private entrepreneurship, increase the investment attractiveness of the country’s economy, and foreign investors in existing and newly created FEZ.

Following the results of the business forum, B2B held a meeting with the business circles of the two countries, in which the parties discussed priority areas for the development of cooperation, primarily in the trade, economic and investment spheres.