NEWS AND EVENTS
September 19, 2009
V International Uzbek Cotton Fair - Info
Nowadays, as the fifth world’s largest producer of cotton and consistently the second largest exporter, Uzbekistan is undoubtedly one of the leading participants on the world cotton market.
On the initiative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan with a view to expand and diversify Uzbek cotton’s export destinations, to increase efficiency and optimize shipment of Uzbek cotton to the world markets, the First International Uzbek Cotton Fair was organized and successfully conducted in 2005.
The Cotton Fair stimulated further development of market mechanism in cotton trading, improvement of business relations between Uzbek producers and its customers. Taking into account the results of this event as well as high appreciations from international participants, it was decided to conduct International Uzbek Cotton Fair on the regular annual basis.
The II International Uzbek Cotton Fair was conducted with great success in 2006 and about 350 representatives of 250 international companies from 35 countries of the world participated in this event.
Following to the established tradition, as well as considering wide experience of the past years, it is planned to held the regular V International Uzbek Cotton Fair on 14-15 October 2009 in Tashkent.
During the Cotton Fair participants will enjoy an opportunity to sign the contracts on Uzbek cotton, to set up long-term cooperation in cotton trading, as well as to be familiar with the qualitative characteristics of Uzbek cotton and with the latest innovations in trade and logistics. Moreover, during the Cotton Fair “round tables” and bilateral negotiations between Uzbek cotton exporters and consumers will be organized. The guests of the Cotton Fair will have an opportunity to participate in the cotton trading session on Uzbek commodity exchange.
In the framework of the fair it is planed to discuss the current problems and prospects of the development of the world cotton market as well as to learn competent views of the leading international experts on the different topics of the world cotton and textile industries on the issues such as:
-World cotton market: demand and supply, prices and factors;
-Current state and prospects of production and marketing of cotton in Uzbekistan;
-New technologies to increase cotton competitiveness;
-World market of cotton textile: present and future;
-Investment climate and foreign investors in cotton and textile industry of Uzbekistan and etc.
We are sure that the regular Cotton Fair and Conference will be conducted at high level and become the basis for the mutually beneficial cooperation between the participants of the world cotton and textile industry.