"Made in Uzbekistan" goods worth $2M exported to Afghanistan
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 16
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
Uzbekistan exported $2-million worth of bean products to Afghanistan under the “Made in Uzbekistan” brand to make the production more recognizable, the press office of the Uzbek Foreign Trade ministry said on March 16.
“Combined shipment of mung beans, red beans and chick-pea under the UzTrade trademark and “Made in Uzbekistan” branding was sent to the UzTrade’s firm in Mazari-Shrif city of Afghanistan. Price of the contract between UzTrade and Afghan companies exceeded $2 million,” Chief Specialist of UzTrade JSC Bekzod Kholikov said.
He added that UzTrade is also planning to export the first 48-ton batch of mung bean to UzFranceTrade, its firm in France
Earlier, UzTrade had signed contracts on shipment of bean products to South-East Asia countries and carried out export to Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.
UzTrade is a commercial organization established in the Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry’s system. Its key goal is expansion of export potential of the country by thorough support of entrepreneurs, involved in the export activity, increase of production competitiveness and general development of business environment.
The company has a developed foreign trade infrastructure. The company has established and continues to establish trade firms in other countries to promote the Uzbek production export.