Philippines willing to export tropical fruits to Uzbekistan
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 21
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
The Philippines is interested in organizing systemic supplies of tropical fruits to Uzbekistan, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan stated citing Ambassador of the Philippines in Uzbekistan with a residence in Tehran Wilfredo Santos addressing a meeting at in the ministry.
Uzbek side noted the importance of creating a legal framework for cooperation between the two countries during the meeting. In turn, Santos informed the Uzbek side about the foreign policy course of the new Philippine government aimed at establishing partnership with both traditional and new partners
One of the most promising areas for cooperation between the two countries is the agricultural sector. The delegation of the Philippines expressed interest in organizing the systemic supply of tropical fruits. The Uzbek side informed members of the delegation about the availability of a wide range of fruits and vegetables in Uzbekistan, which have significant potential in the markets of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
Cooperation in the textile sphere was discussed as well.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan S. Saifnazarov suggested considering the establishment of joint ventures in Uzbekistan for production of finished textile goods.
The parties also agreed to cooperate in the promotion of mutual trade, including the establishment of close contacts between the business circles of Uzbekistan and the Philippines.
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