Business Briefing on Trade and Economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and Belgium

On March 19, 2007 the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the support from Agency Brussels-Export organized a briefing dedicated to expansion of trade-economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and Belgium.

Participants and Belgium businessmen with great interest apprehended information on results of socio-economic development of Uzbekistan in 2006, achievements in liberalization of economy, foreign trade and creation of favourable investment climate in Uzbekistan.

Belgium businessmen were also informed on trade-investment potential of Uzbekistan, cooperation opportunities in various industries.

Willy de Cook, director-general of Agency Brussels-Export, said Uzbekistan represent great interest for European business circles.

Patrick Sobri, commercial manager of Damman-Croes, said the company acquainted with priority directions of cooperation with Uzbekistan in November 2006, when the company attended the mini-technologies exhibition.

Sobri said the company established many perspective contacts with Uzbek businesses and the sides achieved preliminary agreements, which will have significant importance for further cooperation development with Uzbekistan.