Uzbekistan Starts Exporting Copper Products to the U.S. and Mexico

Exporters in Uzbekistan have begun sending products made of Uzbek copper to Mexico and the U.S., according to the Nigoh Telegram channel. In January and February, Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine exported goods valued at $82 million dollars, fulfilling 101.3% of their forecasted capacity.

Among the various products there were 7,300 tons of copper products, 4,600 tons of zinc metal, and 132 tons of molybdenum products.

Items from the Almalyk plant are exported to more than 20 countries, and the geographic reach of their exports is expanding. In 2023 the company added two new markets for copper products in the Americas — the U.S. and Mexico — as well as a new European buyer, Finland.

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Askar Alimzhanov graduated from the journalism department of the Kazakh State University named after S. Kirov, then worked as a correspondent for the daily republican newspaper Leninskaya Smen. He then moved to the United States to be a reporter for the daily newspaper "Cape Cod Times" in Hayanis, Massachusetts, (USA) under the journalist exchange program between the Union of Journalists of the USSR and the New England Society of News Editors. Since then, he has helped build transparency and understanding of Central Asia region in various executive level positions at esteemed media organizations including "Akbar"(Alma-Ata) international center for journalism, the Khabar News agency, the Television and Radio Corporation "Kazakhstan" JSC, and MIR- Kazakhstan.

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