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Washington to host Uzbekistan – American business forum

Washington to host Uzbekistan – American business forum
On October 21-22, 2019, Washington will host Uzbekistan – American business forum, as well as the meeting of the member countries of the Council of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).

The business forum, organized by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in conjunction with the American – Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce (AUCC), is expected to be attended by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, representatives of more than 150 major U.S. and Canadian Fortune 500 companies, as well as international organizations and financial institutions.

Uzbekistan delegation will hold G2B and B2B meetings with American and Canadian companies, following which it is expected to reach specific agreements on creation of footwear production in Kashkadarya region, export of textile products, implementation of the project in the oil and gas production, introduction of VISA technologies in electronic payment systems of the country, as well as the delivery by the Project Cure organization of humanitarian aid in the form of medical equipment for health facilities of Aral Sea area.

At the same time, it is planned to hold an official opening ceremony of two Uzbek trading houses Samarkand Gilamlari and Gulnor for the sale of Uzbek carpets and textile products from silk in Philadelphia.

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