MOSCOW, September 26. / TASS /. Development Economics of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov following a working trip to Tashkent.
“Implementation of the instructions of the 21st meeting of the intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation: 17 have been resolved, 2 more are in progress. We have removed trade barriers between our countries to make it easier for business,” Reshetnikov wrote on his page in Instagram…
The minister added that the parties agreed on the dates for the launch of the Agroexpress project for the accelerated delivery of agricultural products from Moscow to Tashkent and back to the refrigerator train.
“Calculate that the first pilot supply of fresh vegetables and vegetables from Uzbekistan will take place in November this year, on the basis of Agroexpress will begin to run in December. To ensure food security and stabilize prices,” the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development quotes Reshetnikov as saying.
During the working trip, the minister also discussed cooperation with his Uzbek colleagues to support mutual investments. In addition, a discussion of Uzbekistan’s accession to the WTO took place. The head of the Ministry of Economic Development expressed the readiness of the ministry to create “all-round expert assistance to the Uzbek partners.” An agreement was also reached to hold a meeting of the working group on the republic’s accession to the WTO this year, according to a press release from the Ministry of Economic Development.
Reshetnikov also asked his Uzbek partners to support Moscow’s candidacy to host the world exhibition Expo-2030. “Today Moscow is one of the leading metropolises with a developed infrastructure, modern transport and surpasses many world capitals in terms of digitalization of services and integrated into the international tourism and cultural agenda,” the Minister of Economic Development and Trade was quoted as saying.