Several agreements have been signed between Uzbekistan and Germany that will expand their bilateral cooperation and will help boost their exports of finished textile products to the European market.
Figure: Uzbekistan and Germany strengthen textile trade relations.
The agreements were signed at a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Abdulaziz Kamilov, and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany, Gunter Overfeld, at the offices of the Uzbekistan Textile Industry Association.
Both countries came to an agreement of $4 million in investments, three framework agreements and six export contracts amounted to a total of $6.5 million.
Both sides also discussed issues of increasing export of finished textile products to the European market through certification collaborating with European scientific research institutes, according to an Uzbek news agency report.
Currently, Hohenstein with Uzbekistan textile industry association is working to create scientific laboratories in Uzbekistan.
Memorandum of cooperation and its implementation roadmap were signed between the association and Hohenstein Institute.
During the negotiations, issues of developing a program of technical assistance and the transfer of knowledge in the field of textile production, design, dyeing, finishing were discussed.