Belarus plans to increase exports of pharmaceutical products to Uzbekistan

Business Materials 26 March 2019 13:56 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 26

By Fakhri Vakilov – Trend:

Belarus plans to seriously increase exports of pharmaceutical products to the market of Uzbekistan, Trend reports with reference to the Minister of Health of Belarus Valery Malashko following a meeting with Uzbek Ministry of Health delegation.

"If last year we delivered pharmaceutical products for $2.6 million, then I think that as a result of this meeting we will export products for $4.7 million in 2019. It is very important that we have started the practice of creating joint ventures - this is provides an opportunity to supply semi-finished products not only to Uzbekistan, but also to third countries, and this is an expansion of the sales market for our enterprises, " Malashko said.

Minister of Health of Uzbekistan Alisher Shadmanov stated that the meeting discussed ways of joint partnership in the pharmaceutical industry. He added that the Belarusian pharmaceutical products have a large share in the Uzbek market.

The purpose of the visit of Uzbek delegation was to study the experience of the Belarusian health care. In particular, how the health management process is improved, the provision of primary and specialized high-tech medical aid, how the work on training, retraining and advanced training of personnel is structured. “Belarus is indeed the leader in the region for the protection of motherhood and childhood. Such indicators have been observed for many years,” Alisher Shadmanov stressed.

The visit of the delegation of Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan to Minsk on March 25-28 takes place in continuation of the agreement between the relevant departments of the two countries, signed in Tashkent in September 2018 following the talks of President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirzieyev. It is planned to visit the leading Belarusian Scientific Practical Center, pharmaceutical enterprises, as well as the Belarusian State Medical University.

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