Issues of supplies of textile products from Uzbekistan to the European market were discussed
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The Embassy of Uzbekistan in the Benelux countries, together with the association "Uztkimachisanoat" recently organized a video conference with the participation of the executive director of the "Cogetex" company Eric Babikoff and the purchasing manager Roberto Magugliani, Dunyo news agency reported.
The event was also attended by heads and representatives of major manufacturers of yarn and fabrics of the republic, including Textil plyus, Uztex Group, Global textile solutions, Bahmal group, Bukhoro Cotton tex and Textile Technologies Group.
Belgian entrepreneurs highly appreciated the current reforms in the textile industry of our country, measures to create appropriate clusters, and increase investment in the weaving industry. They also expressed interest in a more detailed study of this process and the opening opportunities for the resumption of imports of cotton yarn, expanding the supply of fabric and the acquisition of finished products.
During the videoconference, Eric Babikoff said that the Cogetex company is one of the largest suppliers of textile products to the European market, including importing cotton fabric from Uzbekistan. The company expressed its interest in purchasing cotton yarn from the republic, in case Uzbek producers provide high quality and competitive prices for the product.
Representatives of the association "Kaztkimachisanoat" and textile enterprises made a presentation on the development of the industry in Uzbekistan, available opportunities and capacities for the production of high-quality products for supply to the European market. Special emphasis was placed on the issues of resuming the export of cotton yarn, including those with relevant international certificates, such as BSCI, GOUTS (organic cotton).
As a result of the videoconference, an agreement was reached to establish direct contacts between the Cogetex company and the enterprises of the republic to consider practical aspects of interaction, including the issues of determining the cost and volume of products, studying their quality and others.