"Asia Grains & Oils Conference in Tashkent", Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Sep 8, 2021
Day 1, September 8

08:30-10:00 Registration. Welcome coffee
10:00-10:40 Official opening

Greetings from the organizers:

  • Alisher Makhmudov, expert on agriculture and logistics of Central Asia

  • Elena Cherednichenko, chief editor, APK-Inform

  • Niyazkhodzhaev Saidikram, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan

  • Nikolay Doroshenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Uzbekistan

  • Speech of the representative of the Agricultural Ministry of the Republic of Uzbekistan

  • Speech of Alisher Makhmudov, expert on agriculture and logistics of Central Asia on the subject “Development of agricultural sector of Uzbekistan under global trends”

10:40-12:30 Session 1: Market of grain and flour of Central Asia

Moderator: Polina Kalaida, head of foreign trade department, APK-Inform

10:40-11:00 Grain industry of Uzbekistan: main trends of grain production and processing development

Anvar Asamov, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Uzbekistan, Head of the Main Directorate for the Development of the Food Industry

11:00-11:20 Uzbek reforms on wheat, flour and bread
Sergey Zorya, lead agriculture economist, World Bank, Uzbekistan

11:20-11:40 Development of wheat market of Central Asia in 2021/22 MY: production and trade. Uzbek wheat balance
Elena Conte, economist, FAO

11:40-12:00 Trends of Kazakh grain market in 2021/22 MY. Quality and peculiarities of grain and oilseed shipments to Central Asia
Saltanat Orazova, Deputy Laboratory Manager, SGS Kazakhstan Ltd
12:00-12:20 Prospects of grain market of Asian part of Russia in 2021/22 MY
Vladimir Petrichenko, general director, ProZerno


12:20-12:30 Questions to speakers

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Session 2. Agricultural logistics infrastructure in Central Asia

Moderator: Alisher Makhmudov, expert on agriculture and logistics of Central Asia

Development of logistics infrastructure in Central Asia. New transport corridors
Nurlan Igenbaev, General Director, KTZ Express

Current logistics at a present stage
Madina Akhmedzhanova, deputy director of branch office, RZD Logistics


15:00-17:00 Discussions, questions to speakers, B2B meetings
17:00 Completion of the day 1 of the conference

18:00-20:00 Gala dinner


Day 2, September 9

09:00-10:00 Morning coffee

10:00-13:00 Session 3. Fat & oil industry of Central Asia

Moderator: Alisher Makhmudov, expert on agriculture and logistics of Central Asia

10:00-10:15 Fat & oil industry of Uzbekistan: current situation, development prospects and investments opportunities
Oybek Zufarov, chairman of the board, Association of fat & oil enterprises of Uzbekistan “Uzyogmoysanoat”

10:15-10:30 Processing of sunflower seed vs cottonseed in Uzbekistan: expectations and prospects
Kamar Serkaev, deputy chairman of the board, Association of fat & oil enterprises of Uzbekistan “Uzyogmoysanoat”, Doctor of Engineering

10:30-10:45 Optimal solution for vegetable oil refining
Vladimir Nenakhov, general director, CELVIT

10:45-11:00 Myande Oilseed Processing Technology and Experience in CIS Countries
Andriy Vusyk, Deputy General Director, Myande Group Co., Ltd

11:00-11:15 Prospects of demand for fat & oil products in confectionery industry
Mukhtar Umarov, chairman, assembly on economy of Uzbekistan;  chairman, association of exporters of Uzbekistan

11:15-11:30 Development of oilseed market of Kazakhstan in 2021/22 MY
Konstantin Nevzorov, president, Association “Fat&Oil Union of Kazakhstan”

11:30-11:45 Trends in the Russian oilseed market
Mikhail Maltsev, executive director, Fat and Oil Union of Russia

11:45-12:15 Ukrainian experience of development of fat & oil industry
Andriy Kupchenko, head of Business project unit, APK-Inform

Vladimir Lifshitz, director "Kotloenergoproject"

Alexander Alexandrov, director "VEKTOR Company Group Holding"

12:15-12:30 Formation of feedstock for Uzbek livestock sector
Bakhtier Atamuradov, deputy chairman, State committee on veterinary and development of livestock of Uzbekistan, general director of agency “Uzbekchorvanasil”

12:30-12:45 Export potential of Kazakhstan for meals and cakes. Consumption trends in Central Asia
Yadykar Ibragimov, chairman, National Association of Oilseeds Processors

12:45-13:00 Questions to speakers
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:00 B2B meetings of Uzbek companies with the potential partners
19:00-21:00 Closing activity - bowling tournament for participants of the conference, Joy bowling club

* The agenda is subject to changes

Organizational partner
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Gold Sponsor
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APK-Inform Agency

+7 495 7894419
+ 380 562 320795
+380 562 321595

Irina Ozip (add. 110)
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Polina Kalaida (add. 160)
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Standart Consulting

+ 7 702 853 8016
+ 998 90 903 9080

Alisher Makhmudov
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Asia Business СonsUlting

+7 775 932 3388
Оксана Попова
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