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USAID Supports National Development and Export Promotion Institutions

27.04.2015

Thirty experts representing the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan Small Businesses’ and Private Entrepreneurship’s Export Promotion Fund, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Agency on Export and Investments (KAZNEX Invest), Uzbek foreign trade companies, international organizations including GIZ, UNDP, IFC, and Embassies of the US, Germany, Latvia, Russia, and Kazakhstan will gather together on April 29, 2015 in Samarkand to take part in a roundtable entitled “Role and Activities of National Development and Export Promotion Institutions”.
One of the development objectives of USAID’s Regional Development Cooperation Strategy for Central Asia is to provide for expanding diverse and competitive trade and markets. USAID assists in strengthening the economies of Central Asia and making them more resilient and more integrated, demonstrated by increases in cross-border trade. To achieve this objective USAID also supports national development and export promotion institutions.
Roundtable participants will share international best practices and discuss issues related to state support of export promotion, role of trade promotion agencies in increasing exports and trade facilitation, trade financing and insuring export trade deals.
 
WHO-                   Experts representing the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan Small Businesses’ and Private Entrepreneurship’s Export Promotion Fund, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Agency on Export and Investments KAZNEX Invest, Uzbek foreign trade companies, international organizations including GIZ, UNDP, IFC and Embassies of the US, Germany, Latvia, Russia and Kazakhstan.
 
WHAT-                 Roundtable: “The Role and Activities of National Development and Export Promotion Institutions”
 
WHERE-              Registan Plaza Hotel, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
 
WHEN-                 Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 
ORGANIZER-     USAID’s Regional Economic Cooperation (REC) Project in collaboration with the Uzbekistan Small Businesses’ and Private Entrepreneurship’s Export Promotion Fund
 

CONTACT-          For more information and accreditation, please contact: Jakhongir Imamnazarov, Country Manager, USAID/REC Project, tel.: 99871 238-99-06,   E-mail: jimamnazarov@chemonics.uz; Helen Serebrennikova, Communications and Grants Manager, USAID/REC Project, E-mail: serebrennikova@chemonics.kz