"ASIA Fruit&Veg Conference in Uzbekistan-2022", Uzbekistan, Tashkent
Feb 24, 2022
Day 1. February 24, 2022

08:30-09:30 Registration. Welcome coffee

09:30-10:00 Official opening
Greeting words

Alisher Makhmudov, Central Asian Agrimarket and Logistics Expert

Yelena Cherednichenko, Editor-in-Chief at APK-Inform

10:00-10:20 Uzbekistan’s role and place in the Central Asian fruit and vegetable market. The sector’s key development areas in the coming years

10:40-12:30 Session 1. Present situation and development trends in the Uzbekistani fruit and vegetable market

Chaired by Alisher Makhmudov, Central Asian Agrimarket and Logistics Expert

10:40-11:10 Uzbekistan’s reforms in the sector of fruits, berries, vegetables and potatoes

11:10-11:40 Top 10 currently most interesting and efficient fruit and vegetable niches in Uzbekistan!

Aleksandr Khorev, Head of Fruit-Inform

11:40-11:55 Cooperation. Only collaboration of small farmers can bring their products on export markets. Case of a local cooperative

11:55-12:10 Real example of successful foreign investments. ZAKAZ.UA in Uzbekistan. About online retail in details

Nazhmiddinkhodzha Shapipov, Head of Investment and Foreign Trade Department of the Republic of Uzbekistan

12:10-12:30 Main rules and principles that guarantee successful export of fruits, berries and vegetables to Western and Eastern Europe

Vladimir Gurzhiy, Director at AUSP FRUIT, Ukraine

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:30 B2B meetings. Direct negotiations between foreign buyers and Central Asian exporters

14:00-17:30 Session 2. Economic efficiency of fruit and vegetable production in Central Asia

Chaired by Ievgen Kuzin, Head of Analytical Department at Fruit-Inform

14:00-14:30 Cherries. The sector most demanding of orchards rejuvenation

Parkhod Nazarov, Consultant at World Bank, Advisor at Uzbekistani Fruit and Vegetable Marketing Technical Aid Project

14:30-14:50 Apple business in Uzbekistan. The earlier harvest – the higher prices!

Mekhrozh Fayzilov, General Director at AGROMIR Group of Companies, Uzbekistan

14:50-15:20 Berry sector of Uzbekistan. Domestic market boom vs export development vs freezing

15:20-15:50 Newest technologies in fruit and vegetable production – worthwhile investments

Husan Haydarov, Commercial Director at GDF Agriholding, Uzbekistan

15:50-16:20 Fital – a reliable solution for Uzbekistani agriculture

Maksim Kirin, Technical Specialist at Chemiline Agro

16:20-16:50Maximal economic efficiency in the fruit and vegetable sector is based on high-quality seeds, plant protection products and production technologies

Representative of Rijk Zwaan

16:50-17:10 The Central Asian berry market. Processing vs fresh. Export opportunities and domestic market boom

Ayman Tursynkan, Commercial Director at Fruit Art LLP, Kazakhstan

17:10-17:30 Chilly conditions of Uzbekistani greenhouse sector. How to survive with energy shortage

Alisher Sapayev, General Director at Grapes and Gardens Investments

17:30-17:45 Summing up

Day 2. February 25, 2022

08:30-09:30 Morning coffee

09:30-12:30 Session 3. Internal and external trade in fruits and vegetables in Uzbekistan

Chaired by Aleksandr Khorev, Head of Fruit-Inform

10:00-10:15 Financing Uzbekistani fruit and vegetable sector. Practical examples and most promising niches

Sergey Zorya, Leading Agriculture Economist, World Bank, Uzbekistan Office

10:15-10:30 Logistic barriers or unwillingness to change a regular buyer. Why are airshipments worthwhile?

10:30-11:00 Rankings of the most promising fruit, berry and vegetable crops in Uzbekistan and their export directions

Ievgen Kuzin, Head of Analytical Department, Fruit-Inform

11:00-11:30 Onions. From the season with exports to EU to a season with price collapse. When should Uzbekistan expect export systematicity and processing development?

11:30-12:00 Expanding export geography: preferences, conditions and demands of fruit and vegetable buyers from foreign markets

12:00-12:30 Fruit and vegetable retail in Uzbekistan: has the ceiling of modern retail areas been already hit?

Fedor Rybalko, Commercial Director at Agat-South, Ukraine

12:30-13:30   Lunch

13:30-17:30 Business tours to a fruit and vegetable processor and a trader’s packing house

18:00-21:00  Gala-Dinner. Networking


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