Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 30 June, a solemn ceremony was held in Tashkent to launch the TradeUZ.com project, the first National e-commerce platform in Central Asia.
The project was implemented by the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (MTIE) and the Korea Institute of Technology Development (KIAT).
The electronic platform will allow small and medium-sized exporting companies from Uzbekistan to easily find trusted and successful foreign partners online to organize the export of their products. And behind this - the expansion of the geography of deliveries, the growth of exports and the development of the country's economy as a whole.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade B. Rakhimov noted that the successful launch of the TradeUZ platform is ultimately designed to make a significant contribution to strengthening Uzbekistan's position as a country that sets high dynamics for the development of e-commerce in Central Asia. Gratitude was expressed to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of Korea, the Korea Institute of Technology Development for their assistance in the implementation of such an important project.
To date, TradeUZ.com has information on about 3,000 Uzbek exporters, 10,000 foreign buyers, and more than 30,000 goods.
This project is called the next step towards deepening cooperation between our countries. It will serve to increase the volume of exports of competitive Uzbek products with high added value, and hence the development of the country's economy, - B. Rakhimov emphasized, - and expressed hope that the parties will continue to work in an effort to unlock the untapped potential in the field of digital technologies.