Trade Turnover Between Tatarstan and Uzbekistan Surges by 27% in 2023

27 March

The trade turnover between Tatarstan and Uzbekistan witnessed a significant 27% increase in 2023, as reported by the press service of the Head of Tatarstan.


Rustam Minnikhanov, the Head of Tatarstan, is currently on a working visit to the Surkhandarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan. During his visit, he met with Ulugbek Kosimov, the Hokim (Governor) of the Surkhandarya region.


"According to the results of last year, the Tatar-Uzbek trade turnover grew by 27% and amounted to $370 million. A number of leading enterprises from Tatarstan are actively cooperating with Uzbek partners. Rustam Minnikhanov noted that Tatarstan is open for investments and serves as a gateway to the Russian market for foreign companies," the press service reported following the meeting.


The parties discussed the topic of supplying products from Tatarstan producers and utilizing the opportunities of the free trade zone "Airit." "On the instructions of Rustam Minnikhanov, a delegation of enterprises will be formed in the coming weeks to study the potential of this direction, and a roadmap will be prepared as a result," the press service added.


During his working visit to the Surkhandarya region of Uzbekistan, Minnikhanov also toured several local production facilities.


Surkhandarya region is the southernmost region of Uzbekistan, bordering Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. The region's economy is primarily based on agriculture.



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