Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan discuss promising areas of cooperation

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Bishkek, Jan. 25, 2023 / Kabar/. Minister of Economy and Commerce of Kyrgyzstan Daniyar Amangeldiev met with Minister of Investments, Industry and Trade of Uzbekistan Laziz Kudratov.

During the meeting, which took place in Bishkek, the sides discussed the preparation of the state visit of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Kyrgyzstan, which will be held on January 26-27 this year.

They also discussed preparations for the Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan business forum, which is scheduled to be held on January 26 with the participation of Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic Akylbek Zhaparov and the head of the presidential administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov.

During the meeting, issues of the implementation of joint investment projects, as well as promising areas of bilateral trade and economic cooperation were also discussed.

In January-November 2022 Trade turnover of the Kyrgyz Republic with Uzbekistan amounted to 543.1 million dollars compared to the same period in 2021 increased by 20.8%, incl. export - 211.8 million dollars. (an increase of 29.7%), imports - 331.4 million dollars (growth by 15.7%).