Light industry enterprises of Uzbekistan exported products for $1.1 billion in 2017, according to preliminary data.
Domestic production was supplied to more than 50 countries of the world, and the share of goods with high added value exceeded 40 percent, podrobno.uz reported.
If in early 2017 there were 293 exporting enterprises, then by the end of the year their number had reached 350.
In addition, the growth of export indicators was facilitated by the activity of 64 trading houses which were opened in foreign countries.
“One of the effective forms of further development of the textile industry will be the creation of clusters. This model implies the organization of a single production cycle, which includes the cultivation of raw cotton, primary processing and its further processing at ginneries with the release of final products,” Uztekstilprom’s representative said.