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NEWS AND EVENTS
February 27, 2017
FREE ECONOMIC ZONE “ANGREN”
Free economic zone “Angren” has been established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. 4436 dated April 13, 2012.

One of the primary factors in the selection of Tashkent region for the creation of new zone is that, there, in the beginning of 2010 on the basis of the railway station “Ablyk” the logistics center “Angren” started its work. Its main task was the acceptance and handling of goods from three regions of the Fergana valley. This center will be able to provide the companies of SIZ with the services of cargo transportation in any direction of the Republic.

Currently in FEZ “Angren” the production of high-tech products have been organized in the framework of 10 projects with the total amount of investments 181 million USD, in particular, energy-saving LED lamps, copper pipes of different diameters, gypsum wall boards, briquette coal, sugar, etc.

“EGL-NUR” Joint Venture established in 2013 with the participation of OJSC “New Angren CHP” and South Korean Company “EG Lightings Co. Ltd” carries out the production of energy-saving LED lamps for street lighting. The total cost of the project made up 1.0 million USD with the annual production capacity of 48 thousand lamps. Currently 23 workers work at the enterprise.

“Angren Shakar” Foreign Enterprise established in 2014 with the participation of Singapore companies “Welton International Enterprises” and “Kio Investment Pte. Ltd” and Austrian company “SEID Handelsgesellschaftm. b.H.” carries out the production of sugar. The total cost of the project made up 108.5 million USD with the production capacity of 1000 tons of sugar per day. Currently 100 workers work at the enterprise.

“Uz-Shindong Silicon” Joint Venture established in 2014 with the participation of State Committee of Geology, JSC “Uzmetcombinat” and South Korean company “ShindongEnercomInc” carries out the production of technical silicon. The total cost of the project made up 5.9 million USD with the annual production capacity of 5 thousand tons of technical silicon. Currently 90 workers work at the enterprise.

“Original Gold Ceramic” Foreign Enterprise established in 2014 with the participation of British company “Euro Ceramic Trade LLP” carries out the production of architectural lining bricks. The total cost of the project made up 3.4 million USD with the annual production capacity of 25 million pieces. Currently 80 workers work at the enterprise.

“Angren kumir bricket” Joint Venture established in 2012 with the participation of Khokimiyat (City Administration) of Tashkent area and British company “Bradmax Ltd.” carries out the production of coal bricks. The total cost of the project made up 3,1 million USD with the annual production capacity of 45.4 thousand tons. Currently 50 workers work at the enterprise.

Bulgarian motor oils and industrial lubricants producer Prista Oil and Uzbekistan state owned company Uzneftmahsulot opened in 2016 a $19 million plant «Uz-Prista Recycling» in FEZ “Angren” for recycling 40 000 tons of waste oil annually. 40% of the product will be directed to export.

(Source: “Uzbekistan profile” - Information bulletin of Embassy of Uzbekistan in Belgium)


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