Uzbekistan hosts American Business Week

TASHKENT (TCA) — On October 22, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received a delegation of American–Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce led by its Chairperson Carolyn Lamm, who arrived in the country to participate in the events of the American Business Week in Uzbekistan, the Jahon information agency reported.

President Mirziyoyev noted with satisfaction the dynamic development of Uzbekistan–American cooperation in many areas, adding that fruitful results of his visit to the United States in May this year opened up a new era of strategic partnership.

Cooperation in trade, economic, investment and innovation spheres with such leading American companies as General Electric, Boeing, CNH Industrial, John Deere, Honeywell, Silverleaf, White & Case and many others is expanding.

The portfolio of promising projects exceeds $5 billion and covers mechanical engineering, oil and gas, gas chemical, electric power, textile and food industries, agriculture, healthcare and education.

Since the beginning of this year, 25 new enterprises with American investments have been created in Uzbekistan, and the trade turnover has doubled.

The President noted the important role of American–Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce, which includes 37 world famous companies, investment corporations and US banks.

Special attention was paid to further formation of favorable conditions for long-term presence of leading American companies in Uzbekistan.

Carolyn Lamm, on behalf of the American business community, expressed deep gratitude to the President of Uzbekistan for the warm welcome and full support for the activities of the Chamber’s members in the country.

It was emphasized that the ongoing reforms and transformations in Uzbekistan, covering all areas and directions, open up broad opportunities for successful implementation of business initiatives between the two countries.

Sergey Kwan


Sergey Kwan has worked for The Times of Central Asia as a journalist, translator and editor since its foundation in March 1999. Prior to this, from 1996-1997, he worked as a translator at The Kyrgyzstan Chronicle, and from 1997-1999, as a translator at The Central Asian Post.
Kwan studied at the Bishkek Polytechnic Institute from 1990-1994, before completing his training in print journalism in Denmark.

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