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Russian company eyes launching metallurgical production in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Materials 11 February 2021 15:11
Russian company eyes launching metallurgical production in Uzbekistan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 11

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

The Russian Metprom metallurgical company has prepared a proposal for the development and launch of a project for metallurgical production in Uzbekistan, Trend reports citing the press service of the Tashkent administration.

The issue was discussed by the governor of Tashkent Jahongir Artykhodzhaev and heads of the largest Russian companies in the metallurgical industry.

Russian companies were represented by the president of the MetProm group of companies Andrey Deineko and General Director of EXIAR JSC, a member of the Russian Export Center JSC (REC) group Nikita Gusakov.

Artykhodzhaev announced his interest in large projects and a proposal to launch a turnkey production facility. He also noted that the most promising for such production is the Yangikhayot district.

According to Andrey Deyneko, Metprom experts studied the Uzbek market, which currently consumes 200,000 tons of sheet metal, and, taking into account the analysis of needs, prepared their proposal.

It was noted that annealed black tin, which is used in construction and for the manufacture of household appliances, is in demand, but they are ready to ensure the production of the necessary tinplate, including different grades of cold-rolled steel - in coils or sheets.

The MetProm group of companies has been operating in the industrial engineering market since 1992 and specializes in the implementation of projects for ferrous metallurgy enterprises. The company has implemented more than 50 large investment projects in the metallurgical industry and industrial construction.

Russian Export Center JSC (REC) is a state institute for the support of non-primary exports, consolidating a group of companies that provide Russian exporters with a wide range of financial and non-financial support measures.

Tinplate is a thin sheet of low carbon steel coated with a layer of pure tin. It is used for packaging drinks and food, in the chemical industry. More than 90 percent of all products are supplied to enterprises for the manufacture of containers.

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