Hungarian quick frozen food manufacturer may enter Uzbek agro industry (Exclusive)
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 25
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
The administration of Uzbekistan's Navoi region may soon strike a worthy deal with Hungarian manufacturer of quick frozen food, yet for now, nothing is certain.
Talks between the Hungarian quick frozen food manufacturer Miralite Mirsa Zrt. and administration of the Navoi region of Uzbekistan are at very early stage, Chairman of Hungarian company Jozsef Loso told Trend.
The sides are negotiating about the project that encompasses carrying out deep freezing of fruits and vegetables. The project is worth $30 million and is planned to be implemented in Khatyrchin disctrict of Navoi region of Uzbekistan.
Loso noted that it is a bit early to make declaration and reminded that Mirelite Mirsa Zrt. specializes in producing quick frozen vegetables, fruits and pastries. So, the project is likely to be developed in this direction.
On July 16, the delegation of Navoi region of Uzbekistan visited Hungary in order to establish close trade and economic cooperation between the regions and attract Hungarian investments to Uzbekistan.
The talks between Head of the Navoi region Uktam Islamov and Chairman of Miralite Mirsa Zrt. Jozsef Loso were held during the visit.
During the same visit, Hungarian lowcost airline Wizz Air has been offered to open flights to Uzbekistan.
Uzbek joint-stock company Uzagroexport earlier told Trend that Uzbekistan invites foreign companies to take part in investment projects on construction of modern logistics centers.
According to the information, new logistics centers are planned to be established in six regions of the country, facilitating modern technologies for cold storage, packaging, calibration and processing of fresh fruits and vegetables.
The representative of the company noted that the work is already underway in this direction and increased attention is paid to development of the logistics infrastructure in Uzbekistan.
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