Uzbekistan will purchase 5,778 vehicles for agriculture in the first half of 2018. President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution “On additional measures to further improve the technical equipment of agriculture” on 4 January.
A business forum entitled “Investment attractiveness of Uzbekistan in China” was held in Shanghai (China). The meeting was organized jointly by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and the Federation of Trade and Industry of Shanghai with the assistance of the Consulate General of Uzbekistan, Jahon news agency reported.
On 25 December 2017, a meeting dedicated to issues of increasing the export potential of our country was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the press service of the Uzbek leader said.
Commissioned by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IAMO scientists Ivan Duric, Lena Kuhn and Ihtiyor Bobojonov have conducted a one-day awareness raising workshop in Tashkent.
Uzbekistan produced about 8.38 million tonnes of wheat and over 2.93 million tonnes of cotton in 2017, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the Congress of Agriculture Workers of Uzbekistan on 9 December 2017. Uzbek leader underlined that the country produced 12,450 tonnes of cocoons, 318,000 tonnes of rice, 23 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables, as well as 13 million tones of meat and milk products.