INFORMATION DIGEST OF PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN # 67 April 5, 2016

pubblicato 19 apr 2016, 11:42 da Webmaster Ambasciata
INVESTMENTS
Uzbekistan: One More Facility for Cement Industry

INNOVATIONS
New solar station commissioned in Bukhara region

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Meeting with the delegation of MFA of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Meeting with the delegation of MFA of Korea

SPORT
Uzbekistan national boxing team wins first place at tournament in China


investments

Uzbekistan: One More Facility for Cement Industry

A cement plant, Turon Eco Cement, has been commissioned in Uzbekistan’s Fergana region.

The advantageous location, availability of raw materials and transport infrastructure, and promising investment climate are favorable for the establishment of new cement plants in Uzbekistan.

Under the target program of cement industry development, Uzbekistan is planning to double its current production capacities by 2020, bringing the annual cement production to 16.7 million tons, about 12.2 million tons of which will be produced by dry method. There are currently eight cement plants with a total capacity of 8.64 million tons in the country. The plant in the Fergana region will be followed by new facilities in Jizzakh, Kashkadarya, Surkhandarya and Tashkent regions in the coming years.

Worth $1.9 million, the new facility was built with the help of Chinese specialists. Its commissioning has provided permanent jobs to more than 100 professionals. The plant is capable of producing about 200,000 tons of cement per year.

The implementation of the program on reduction of energy consumption and introduction of energy-efficient technologies by 2019 has been underway. It provides for a gradual transition to the dry cement production technology. Therefore, all designed and currently built facilities will have a huge advantage over competitors from neighboring countries.

As estimated by Uzstroymaterialy Company, Uzbekistan is on a par with France, Hungary, Russia and Switzerland in fuel costs for dry cement production method, and follows Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Russia and the US in terms of the wet production method. Germany, Japan and the UK are the top three energy-efficient countries in this context.

Currently, the share of dry-produced cement in the country exceeds 63%. The volume of cement production in the country has increased 1.8 times over the past decade, reaching 100-percent employment of existing facilities.

(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)

INNOVATIONS

New solar station commissioned in Bukhara region

A mobile stand-along solar power station with the capacity of 1.2 megawatt was commissioned in Bukhara region of Uzbekistan. The station has no analogues in the CIS.

ERIELL constructed the station in cooperation with ENESOL within the projects of Kandym fields of LUKOIL.

The station will provide uninterrupted energy supply of production object and construction infrastructure, located far from central electricity supply lines.

The use of the modern solutions and solar energy production technologies allowed to bring total capacity to 5,000 kW during daylight hours and 1,000 kW at night, which is is sufficient to ensure a stable electricity supply to small town with 1.500 inhabitants.

The mobile solar power system is a complete solution for large-scale electricity production. The use of containers with cellular equipment, installation of screw piles simplify transportation, installation, maintenance and subsequent dismantling of the power plant, as well as eliminate the need for concrete works.

(Source: UzDaily.com)

International cooperation

Meeting with the delegation of MFA of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

On April 4, 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a meeting with the delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands headed by Ambassador-at-Large Jan-Paul Dirkse.

The parties reviewed the state of bilateral relations in various fields.

It was noted that the first round of ministerial political consultations which took place on December 2015 allowed to focus on the most promising areas of cooperation of mutual interest, and to extend the Dutch-Uzbek agenda.

The sides discussed the practical aspects of preparations for the upcoming negotiations at various levels, including the agricultural and other sectors.

During the meeting, the special attention was paid to cooperation within the UN Security Council as Netherlands was nominated for as a non-permanent membership for 2017-2018.

(Source: Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

Meeting with the delegation of MFA of Korea

On April 4, 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a meeting with the delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, headed by the Director-General for European Affairs Park Chul-min.

The sides discussed the state and prospects of expanding cooperation in the context of implementation of bilateral agreements reached during the state visits of the President Park Geun-hye to Uzbekistan in 2014, and the President Islam Karimov to the Republic of Korea in 2015.

The parties also exchanged views on the schedule of upcoming bilateral contacts at high and other levels, meetings of joint cooperation institutions.

Meeting also covered some issues of collaboration within “The Republic of Korea - Central Asia” Forum.

(Source: Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

sport

Uzbekistan national boxing team wins first place at tournament in China

The qualifying tournament of Asia and Oceania on boxing among men and women ended in the Chinese city Quinan. It was attended by 226 of the strongest boxers from 35 countries of Asia and Oceania.

The last day of the competition saw the second finals and fights for the Olympic license. Rustam Tulyaganov (-91 kg) due to non-appearance of the opponent defeated Yu Fengkai from China and became the winner of the tournament. Yodgoroy Mirzaeva (-51 kg) in the finals lost to Ren Cancan from China with the score 0:3. Bahodir Jalolov (+91 kg) in a bitter fight with the score 0:3 lost to Ivan Dychko from Kazakhstan.

Following the results of tournament the national team of Uzbekistan with five gold, two silver medals took the first team place.

In total, 30 men and 6 women boxers received tickets for Rio 2016 Olympics at this qualifying tournament.

(Source: UzReport.uz)

 

 

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