Horticulture Business Forum
  SAMARKAND, UZBEKISTAN, APRIL 27-28, 2017   USAID Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs in Central Asia, the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Assistance to Privatized Enterprises and Development of Competition, and the GIZ Regional Programme “Trade facilitation in Central Asia” held a business forum entitled “Horticulture Export Promotion and Competition Development” and a horticulture exhibition on April 27-28, 2017 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. The forum and exhibition supported regional horticulture export promotion efforts and competition development, boosting economic growth in Central Asia. The event was generously supported by the Samarkand Province Authority. The Governor of the Samarkand Province and the First Deputy Governor attended the event. Horticulture producers, traders, buyers, retail chains, investors, officials and development institutions from all five Central Asian countries gathered with importers and traders from Afghanistan, Belarus, Germany, France, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. In total, over 200 participants attended the two-day event discus...