Uzbek, Chinese meat products to compete for Arab markets
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 19
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
Muratti, a joint venture of Uzbekistan and the United Arab Emirates, specializing in meat products, is planning to expand its activities and begin exports to Oman and the UAE, the Tashkent city administration stated on July 19.
“Due to the favorable situation in the country, the manufacturer of sausages Muratti JV has started to expand production volumes from 2 tons per day to 4 tons since February 2018. To do this, financial resources were attracted from the UAE with a total cost of $ 1.7 million,” the city administration noted.
The idea of joint production was proposed after the specialists from the UAE examined production of Uzbek origin. Its quality and cost, in comparison with the products from China, completely satisfied the guests. Customers from the UAE and Oman will also positively perceive goods produced in a country with the similar mentality.
The problem for opening a new workshop was that for a long time it was not possible to obtain a permit for the site for its construction. At a meeting held on Saturday, the acting mayor of Tashkent, Jakhongir Artykkhojayev, considered a request to provide the company with a land site to expand production in the Uchtepa district under the zero-cost investments.
“It is important to note that in order to further improve the investment climate and eliminate bureaucratic barriers, meetings with investors are held every Saturday by the acting mayor, where corresponding assistance is rendered in the presence of employees of public services and other departments,” the administration noted.
The head of the Tashkent city administration of Jakhongir Artykkhojayev approved a number of projects, including construction of a network of Best Western hotels, creation of a free Wi-Fi network in the metro, as well as creation of a promenade street and so on.
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