▲ Up
 
16:16 28-09-2016
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Islam Karimov receives Japanese Economy Minister

Bishkek (AKIpress) - President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Toshimitsu Motegi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, at the presidential residence Oqsaroy on 6 August 2014, the press service of the Uzbek President said.

Islam Karimov noted that the meeting constituted a logical extension of the dynamically advancing dialogue with Japan with regard to consolidation of relations of strategic partnership between our two nations, and that it provided a good opportunity to assess the current state and exchange views on the priority aspects in the enhancement of mutually advantageous cooperation, first and foremost in the economic realm.

Japanese companies have been energetic in the implementation of major investment projects in Uzbekistan, including the construction of a compressor station at the Kokdumalak Field and the Bukhara Oil Refinery, the modernization of Ferghana Oil Refinery and airports in Samarkand, Bukhara and Urgench. Joint projects are currently in progress to enhance the Navoi and renovate the Talimarjan heat power plants.

The talks helped the two sides discuss the prospects of expansion of cooperation in the energy sector, hydrocarbon, mining, chemical and electrical engineering industries, as well as the telecommunications sphere.

It was stressed with satisfaction that the Japanese delegation includes officials of leading corporations like Itochu, Mitsubishi, Marubeni, JOGMEC, NEC, and that a joint business forum is scheduled as part of the visit.

Toshimitsu Motegi extended his sincere gratefulness to the head of our state for a warm welcome and confirmed the willingness of the Japanese government to further consolidate the multifaceted and mutually advantageous economic bonds with Uzbekistan.

Japan has traditionally been one of Uzbekistan’s key economic partners. In 2013, the trade turnover between the two countries exceeded $215 million. The aggregate volume of financial-technical assistance provided by Japan to Uzbekistan has surpassed $2 billion.


Twitterfacebookprint
16:38 07.08.2014
LATEST NEWS
16:06 Mongolia hosting drift car racing show this weekend15:49 Parliamentary hearings to discuss bill on constitutional referendum15:47 Overcrowded bus slips off mountain road in Nepal, killing 1415:46 Children's festival of peoples friendship held in Bishkek15:38 Nazarbayev extends condolences to Israel over death of Shimon Peres15:10 Uzbekistan to launch new trade centers on supplying fruits and vegetables in Russia14:55 Kyrgyzstan barred import of 20 tons of meat from Belarus over substandard quality14:25 Works on fencing Egiz-Kara mountain with petroglyphs start in Batken14:22 Kyrgyzstan to announce country's worst community center, library before November14:21 Kyrgyz-Czech trade stands around $8 million for several years14:15 Japan begins tsunami debris cleanup off Fukushima first time since nuclear disaster13:59 Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund, Czech Export Bank sign memorandum of mutual partnership13:55 Mongolia to host next JCI Regional Congress for Asia and Pacific13:46 8 militants including natives of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan killed in Afghanistan13:41 Japan reportedly wins Mongolia's cooperation over nuclear ambitions of North Korea13:34 Indonesia evacuates several hundred tourists after Mount Barujari eruption13:25 Russia, China opening new cargo route through Mongolia by 201713:02 Kyrgyzstan mulls construction of another relay station in addition to one in disputed area of Kyrgyz-Uzbek border12:55 Philadelphia Orchestra visits Mongolia next year12:47 Batken hosting ethno-festival
Astana
+20° C
Ashgabat
+30° C
Bishkek
+25° C
Dushanbe
+24° C
Tashkent
+30° C
Ulaanbaatar
+7° C
exchange rates
 
76.76
68.29
10.27
1.07
379.10
337.16
50.56
5.29
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
3286.53
2888.39
446.81
42.81
3.93
3.50
0.52
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2016. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75