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18 November, 2019 15:25

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan sign a roadmap to promote agricultural cooperation

Prime Minister Askar Mamin has received a delegation led by Uzbek Minister of Agriculture Zhamshid Khojaev, Strategy2050.kz informs with reference to an official website of the Prime minister of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan sign a roadmap to promote agricultural cooperation | Strategy2050.kz

“Thanks to the efforts of First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, cooperation between our countries has reached a qualitatively new level. Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev continues the course for further strengthening the strategic partnership with Uzbekistan,” the Kazakh PM said.

The prime minister pointed out the significant potential for increasing mutual deliveries of agricultural products, jointly implementing investment projects and entering third markets.

Within 9 months of 2019, total agricultural products and processed agricultural products traded between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan amounted to $770 million, with wheat and meslin, wheat or wheat-rye flour, sunflower seeds, sugar, cattle, and wheat waste being the main exporting products from Kazakhstan, while cherries, fresh grapes, apricots, tomatoes, peaches, persimmons, vegetables being main importing products.

The meeting ended with the signing of a roadmap aimed at fostering medium-term agricultural cooperation among the countries, providing the measures to develop cooperation in 2019-24 in agricultural science, production, certification, trade, digitalization, veterinary medicine and animal husbandry, plant quarantine.

Photo credit: primeminister.kz

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