Tashkent, Feb. 8, 2018 / Kabar /. Minister of Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Jamshid Khodzhaev will pay an official visit to the Kyrgyz Republic on Feb. 8-9, 2018, the press service of the Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Trade reported.
A series of meetings will be held during the visit, where further enhancing bilateral trade and economic cooperation discussed.
Along with intergovernmental negotiations, the visit includes meetings of representatives of the private sector of both sides, visits to enterprises, as well as a number of other activities aimed at accelerating the implementation of joint cooperation projects and trade contracts.
In particular, Jamshid Khodjaev will get acquainted with the work of enterprises in Sokuluk and Issyk-Ata regions of Chui oblast. Activities are planned in the Osh region, including in the border zone with the aim of studying the development of cross-border trade.
According to data of the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, in 2017 the trade turnover between the countries increased by more than $ 86 million and amounted to $ 253.9 million.
The main positions of Uzbekistan's export to Kyrgyzstan are natural gas, textile, as well as fresh and processed fruit and vegetable products.