Chinese Company Launches Assembly Of Electric Vehicles In Uzbekistan

On January 25th, as part of his state visit to China, Uzbekistan’s president Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the headquarters of the Chinese company BYD in Shenzhen. The company is a leading global producer of new energy vehicles and next-generation batteries.

Mr Mirziyoyev and BYD’s president Wang Chuanfu took part in the launch ceremony of a project for the assembly of hybrid and electric vehicles in Uzbekistan’s Jizzakh region, with a capacity of 50,000 vehicles per year.

Mr Mirziyoyev expressed hopes to expand the model range in the future, and increase the production capacity to 300,000 vehicles per year, his press service reported. 

He also supported the Chinese company’s plans to establish the assembly of BYD electric buses in Uzbekistan with the localization of spare parts production and creation of engineering and service centers.

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