IFC assisting Uzbekistan to joint WTO
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 27
Within the framework of expanding cooperation with international financial organizations, First Deputy Chairman of the Uzbek Chamber of Commerce and Industry Islom Jasimov met with head of the delegation of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group Violane Konar-Leacy on trade policy, trade facilitation, and also regarding assisting Uzbekistan to join the World Trade Organization, Uzbek media reported.
The sides discussed effectiveness of Uzbekistan's economic reforms in further liberalization of the foreign economic sphere, simplification of foreign trade procedures, and creation of favorable conditions for participants in foreign economic activities in the sphere of customs regulation of export-import transactions.
During the meeting, the members of the IFC delegation were thoroughly acquainted with the activities of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan in support of business entities in the foreign economic sphere, ensuring protection of the rights and interests of entrepreneurs in front of government bodies, interaction of the Chamber with state authorities in the field of business development and creating favorable conditions for foreign economic activity.