USAID sends large shipments of food to Uzbekistan


The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered 131,320 kg of food assistance worth almost $400,000 to Uzbekistan. This food assistance will reach more than 35,000 of the most vulnerable Uzbekistani citizens and be distributed through more than 144 health and social protection facilities. This includes facilities that are providing COVID-19 related quarantine services, long-term care to patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), to orphanages and mental health facilities.

Uzbekistan eyes to export textile products to Japanese market


Uzbekistan's officials held negotiations with Masahiro Yagi, the president of Yagiharu Co., Ltd trading company, which were organized via a videoconference, the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Tokyo reports.

During the videoconference, the issues of supply of textile products to the Japanese market were discussed alongside options for exporting goods using different types of transportation.

Ensuring goods flow to be future priority for Turkic Council members


Ensuring the flow of goods between members of Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States (Turkic Council) will be a priority in the future, Head of Analysis at PRISM Political Risk Management Ltd Benjamin Godwin stated.

On Apr. 10, 2020, an extraordinary Summit of the Turkic Council was held through videoconferencing. The Summit focused on the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Uzbek president instructs to intensify investment co-op with Azerbaijan


President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting on discussion of the prospects for developing bilateral investment, trade and economic cooperation with Russia and Azerbaijan on March 9, Trend reports referring to the press service of Uzbekistan’s president.

"Cotton Campaign" coalition to assess cotton harvest results in Uzbekistan


Representatives of the international Cotton Campaign coalition will be visiting Uzbekistan for assessing the results of the 2019 cotton harvest in the country, Trend reported via Uzbek media.

The Cotton Campaign is a global coalition of human rights, labor, investor and business organizations dedicated to eradicating child labor and forced labor in cotton production of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan mulls prospects for co-op with SCO


Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Vladimir Norov met with Turkmen Ambassador to China Parahat Durdyev in Beijing, “” reports with reference to the SCO website.

The parties discussed the prospects for cooperation in the field of innovations, digitalization and electronic commerce. The meeting participants also noted the role of SCO in regional and international initiatives and the organization's economic, transport and logistics potential.

"Procter & Gamble" intends to start production in Uzbekistan


The US “Procter & Gamble” company is interested in the possibility of starting production in Uzbekistan.

The prospects of the initiative were discussed at a meeting held at Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade, “” reports citing the press service of the ministry.

The company returned to Uzbekistan for product selling in 2017. Currently, 260 people work in the staff of its distribution network.

The first meeting of the interagency Working Group on the organization of systemic interaction with the Cotton Campaign coalition took place


On 30 December  2019, under the leadership of the Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov (until his appointment as Minister of Foreign Trade at the end of January 2019, Sardor Umurzakov led the Leather, Footwear and Fur Goods Association in Uzbekistan – “Uzcharmsanoat”), the first meeting of the interdepartmental working group to coordinate work related to the organization of constant, systemic interaction with the Cotton Campaign coalition, human rights organizations and industry associations of the United States.

Turkey has increased exports of its defense industry products to Uzbekistan five times


According to the results of the ten month period (January - October) of 2019, the export of goods produced by the defense industry from Turkey to Uzbekistan, has increased five times, compared to the same period in 2018, reaching $ 8.261 million.

This was reported to “” at the Turkish Ministry of Commerce.