Today we’re going to set our sights on a market that may be fairly unique to our listeners - Uzbekistan!
You might be wondering why we are talking about Uzbekistan, and that’s because Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev was here in Singapore recently on his first state visit to the country. During his visit, both countries agreed to work on the promotion of bilateral economic relations.
And on the business side of things, the Singapore Business Federation and the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan also co-organised the Singapore-Uzbekistan Business Forum.
In fact, 18 agreements were signed between Singapore and Uzbekistan companies for collaborations ranging from capacity building in traditional sectors such as transport and logistics, to new areas such as renewable energy. But what exactly are the opportunities within Uzbekistan, where can Singapore businesses come in, and what’s in it for them?
On Market View, Prime Time’s Timothy Go – who’s opening a hotel in Uzbekistan this year – and finance presenter Chua Tian Tian posed these questions to Soo Wei-Chieh, Executive Director of Global Division 3 at the Singapore Business Federation.
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