Medical masks have been exported to Kuwait that is worth $450 000
According to the report of “Dunyo” information agency, for the first time Uzbek textile products – 2 million 2 thousand medical masks which cost of 450 000 $ dollar were exported to Kuwait. This export was carried out in co-operation with the embassy of Uzbekistan in Kuwait and the “Uzto’qimachiliksanoat” (Association of textile industry). Medical means were delivered by a special cargo plane from the airport of the “Navoi” free economic zone.
The agreement for the first shipment of medical masks price of 10 million dollar was signed in late May this year between the association “Uzto’qimachiliksanoat” and the company “Fursan Al Khaleej” of Kuwaiti. Medical masks were delivered by order of the Kuwaiti Ministry of interior and some of the medical supplies will be handed over to the country’s Ministry of health.
“Before deciding to organize the import of products, we carefully studied the products of different countries, including China,” noted Johid al-Ataish, president of “Fursan Al Khaleej”. “As a result of our observations, we have selected Uzbek medical supplies which are distinguished with their high quality. In the meaning, we appreciate highly the work of the “Uzto’qimachiliksanoat” and “Yengilsanoatsavdo” LLC on the preparation and delivery of orders as soon as possible.
As a president of company mention, it’s begun that the next order of medical implements – such as masks, overalls, gloves and other protective equipment – are being formed in Uzbekistan. It is planned to import most of the textile products with the support of the embassy of Uzbekistan in this country and effective co-operation with Uzbek suppliers.
President of “Perfect Dental Care” Vail al-Ataish noted that at a time when global demand for medical instruments is growing, decision of the Uzbek guidance to produce high-quality export-oriented medical equipment is important. The Uzbek government is taking timely and accurate assessments of the situation on the international trade and taking measures to create favorable conditions and incentives for exporting companies to sell their products.
It should be mentioned that this export of medical masks from Uzbekistan to Kuwait is the first joint experience. It will make unique ground for future trade relations between two countries.
“Our diplomatic representation is consistently working to increase the export of national products on international markets,” said ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan in Kuwait Bakhramjan Aloev. “Currently, we are actively working on expanding the import of Uzbek foodstuff, textile and agricultural products to Kuwait, as well as, studying the demand for our exports in Qatar, Bahrain and Iraq.
According to B.Aloev’s report, at present with the support of the embassy, direct contacts have been established between companies of these countries and Uzbek manufacturers.