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Uzbekistan, Singapore discuss project on creation of cotton-textile clusters in several Uzbek regions

Uzbekistan Materials 24 February 2021 11:37
Uzbekistan, Singapore discuss project on creation of cotton-textile clusters in several Uzbek regions

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 24

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

Uzbekistan and Singapore discussed the project on the creation of cotton-textile clusters in Kashkadarya, Syrdarya, and Fergana regions, Trend reports referring to the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan.

The mentioned issue was discussed by the Prime Minister, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov, and the director of Indorama (Singapore) Prakash Kejrival.

The parties discussed the progress of the projects of the Singaporean investor in Uzbekistan, including the spinning production in Kokand, the project to create cotton and textile clusters in Kashkadarya, Syrdarya, and Fergana regions with a total area of about 100,000 hectares, as well as a project to modernize the Kokand superphosphate plant.

In particular, the sides discussed issues related to interaction with farms, connecting production facilities to utilities, and conducting fieldwork this year.

The Singaporean side announced intentions to expand the technical base of the facilities being created by building a logistics center and a machine and tractor park in the Kasby district of the Kashkadarya region, as well as creating a new cotton processing plant in the Sardoba district of the Syrdarya region.

Also, the parties discussed the format of interaction within the framework of the implementation of these initiatives and developed specific algorithms for solving existing practical issues.

Following the meeting, the company's management was assured of the commitment of the Uzbek side to comprehensive support for projects and initiatives implemented by a Singaporean investor in Uzbekistan.

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