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Uzbek president demands to cut imports, increase production and export
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Uzbek president demands to cut imports, increase production and export

Despite government’s efforts to expand the production of localized import-substituting products, Uzbekistan has seen unreasonable growth in imports, which leads to inefficient use of foreign currency resources that could be directed at projects aimed at further expansion of domestic production and creation of new jobs. This was reported at the 19 April teleconference chaired by Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The teleconference addressed the strengthening of officials' personal responsibility of at all levels for optimizing the volume and structure of imports by deepening the localization of the production and increasing exports, Uzbek media reported.

27-04-2017, 10:42