The second meeting of unified platform for open discussion of investment proposals of foreign and local investors was held in Tashkent. This time, at the round table, issues of development of the fuel and energy complex, chemical, petrochemical, metallurgical and mining industries were discussed.
The event was organized by the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on investments.
According to tradition, established at the first meeting of unified platform, the event was moderated by Dilmurad Kasimov-Commissioner for the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of business entities.
In accordance with the theme of the meeting, the event was attended by the heads of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on geology and mineral resources, "Uzkimyosanoat" joint-stock company, "Uzbekenergo" JSC and "Uzbekneftegaz" JSC.
Leaders of represented bodies of Government and economic management made presentations on investment potential of the industry and provided developed investment projects, proposed for joint implementation with investors.
As the first Deputy Chairman of the Board of "Uzbekneftegaz" JSC Ulugbek Sayidov noted in his speech, more than half of investments, attracted in the economy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, account for oil and gas industry. Investments volume in 2016 totaled $2.99 billion, and 2017 this figure reached $3.63 billion, of them through foreign direct investments and loans -$2.65 billion, with ratio more than 70%.
Projects on deep processing of natural gas with receiving demanded products with high added value were proposed for investors attention. Among them there are projects on industrial cluster organization on SCM technology; olefins production on SCM technology, production of at Fergana oil refinery, additives for engine oils and fuels; processing of pyrolysis distillate at Ustyurt and Shurtan gas-chemical complexes with the production of benzene, toluene and xylene; production of biaxially oriented polypropylene film, alkylbenzolsulfacide, consumer products made of polyvinyl chloride and other promising projects.
Press-service of "Uzbekneftegaz" JSC