Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan implement joint projects

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are expanding areas of cooperation with a number of major joint projects being at different stages of implementation. In particular, preparations for the launch of production of household appliances and electronics are in full swing in the Karagandy region. The project will be implemented in several stages, the enterprise is expected to be put into operation in 2025. Such household appliances as cookers, vacuum cleaners, televisions, mini-ovens, and washing machines will be produced at the factory, whose production potential is almost $9 billion, of which nearly $8 billion are exports. Besides, it is planned to launch an enterprise for small-unit assembly of passenger cars in the Kostanai region next year. Projects on the creation of textile complexes using Uzbek varietal cotton seeds are currently being implemented in Shymkent city and the Turkistan region. The countries attach great importance to the interaction in the agro-industrial complex as well. Kazakh and Uzbek entrepreneurs intend to jointly work in processing meat, sunflower oil, fruit and berry crops.