Tashkent, Azerbaijan, March 24 The Tashkent International Investment Forum (TIIF) opened in Uzbekistan on March 24, Trend reports.
TMIF is a new platform for the Central Asian region, where the investment potential of Uzbekistan will be presented to the international investment and business community.
The event is attended by heads and representatives of official structures, large investments, financial and economic institutions and companies from foreign countries, including Azerbaijan, interested in integrating into the dynamic growth market of Uzbekistan and other countries of the Central Asian region.
As part of the opening of the Forum, a plenary session was held with the participation of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who made a speech.
The inauguration was also attended by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) President Odile Renaud Basu, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugo Asakawa, and World Trade Organization (WTO) Deputy Director-General Xiangchen Zhang. Saudi Investment Minister Khalid Al-Falih.
The event was moderated by Jonathan Charles, Director of Communications at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
The forum, which will last until March 26, will discuss the conditions created in Uzbekistan for business development, transport infrastructure, green energy, the financial market, as well as benefits and preferences for attracting investment in tourism, production of building materials, textiles and leather products, agriculture, etc. The signing ceremony of investment and trade agreements will also be held.
The program of the Forum includes round tables on the topics: “Transformation of Trade Flows in Central Asia and Capital Capitalization”, “Poverty Economy”, “Maintaining Macroeconomic Stability during Reforms”, “New Education and the Future 50+”, “National Platform for Uzbekistan”, seminars Discussion:“ Digitization of transport systems “,” Prospects for attracting investments in the tourism sector “,” Development of value-added products “,” Green energy for future generations “,” Trade liberalization and economic integration “,” Potential of the Republic of Uzbekistan as a regional industrial center “,” Industry 4.0 “,” Investment potential in Central Asia “,” The financial market as an engine of capital market development “,” Renewable production and new markets for the agricultural industry “,” A new stage in the development of transport and logistics infrastructure “,” Innovations in the field of mechanical engineering ” “Digital Transformation of Retail”, “The Risks of Entrepreneurship: Regulation and Resolution of Investment Disputes”, “Electronics and Electrical Engineering: A Look to the Future”, “Prospects for Development of the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industry”.
The Forum also organized the fifth meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Uzbekistan – Saudi Arabia on trade, economy, investment, technology, culture, sports and youth. Uzbek-Saudi Business Council meeting. Business breakfast on the topics: “Chemistry of innovation”, “Building and construction materials industry”, “Digitization of the financial market”, “Investment potentials in the textile, leather and silk industry”; Dialogues with the authorities – “Extension of the Privatization Program”.
There is also an Uzbekistan-China investment forum on the topic: “Industrial cooperation. New opportunities”, negotiations in B2B and B2G formats, presentations of investment possibilities in Uzbek regions.
In addition, tours of the forum participants will be organized to the leading industrial enterprises created in the free economic zones of Uzbekistan, visits to the historical cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khwarazm.