Uzbekistan’s Tashkent region is set to deliver $1.7 billion worth of products until the end of the year. During the first half of the year, it produced goods amounting to some $724 million.
The Tashkent region intends to ramp up the implementation of new projects, support for low-power or idle enterprises, effective use of empty buildings. Transport and logistics, services, agriculture and construction are also priority areas.
There were 1,494 industrial enterprises operating in the Zangiata district. In the first six months of this year, they made products worth about $57 million.
Some 165 projects are to be implemented in this industrial zone with an area of 116 hectares. Upon completion, new facilities are set to create 12,000 new jobs, export products worth up to $48 million and replace $9 million worth of imports.
The government also plans to implement 32 projects worth $32 million in the Tashkent district and 20 projects worth $40 million in the city of Chirchik. (Uzreport/Business World Magazine)