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Turkey, Uzbekistan mull creation of joint chamber of commerce & industry

Business Materials 13 March 2018 13:18 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 13

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

Turkey and Uzbekistan discussed the establishment of a joint chamber of commerce and industry during the visit of the First Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan Islam Zhasimov to Ankara, the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) told Trend March 13.

The establishment of a joint chamber of commerce and industry may contribute to the development of economic and trade relations between the two countries, according to the TOBB.

Presently, 479 companies, including 199 joint ventures, operate with the participation of Turkish capital in Uzbekistan.

More than 20 enterprises with Turkish investments were created in Uzbekistan only in 2016, and the Ministry for Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of Uzbekistan registered representative offices of 53 companies from Turkey.

Earlier, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci, and during the meeting the two sides discussed the development of bilateral economic relations.

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