International conference "Asia Grains&Oils Conference in Tashkent 2023", Tashkent
Sep 14, 2023
Day 1, September 14
Location - International Hotel Tashkent , Amir Temur Avenue, 107а

08:30-09:30 Registration. Welcome Coffee.
09:30-10:00 Official opening

Welcoming speech:

  • Alisher Mahmudov, Expert on the agricultural market and logistics of the Central Asian region

  • Polina Kalaida - Founder of APK-Inform Asia LLP

  • Oybek Zufarov, Chairman of the Board of the Association of Fat and Oil Enterprises of the Republic of Uzbekistan "Uzyogmoysanoat"

  • Toimas Yakubov, Deputy Director, Export Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan

  • Mukhtor Umarov, Chairman of the Assembly of Economy of Uzbekistan

  • Sunario Kartadinata, Ambassador of Indonesia to Uzbekistan

  • Representative of Myande Group Co

  • Assel Ismatova, Director of Kemiline Agro

  • Sergey Domaev, Director of B-Agro Sever LLP

  • Dauren Kassabekov, General Director of the Representative Office of Bühler AG in Kazakhstan

10:00-11:00 Session 1. Economy of Uzbekistan, development of foreign trade relations in the agricultural sector and logistics

Moderator – Alisher Mahmudov, expert on the agricultural market and logistics of the Central Asian region


  • Eric Livni, EBRD Leading Regional Economist

  • Islombek Ibrogimov, Chief broker of UZBEK Commodity Exchange

  • Sanzhar Yelyubaev, President of Astyk Trans JSC

11:00-11:40 Coffee break

11:40-14:30 Session 2. Trends in the fat and oil industry of Uzbekistan, prospects for 2023/24 MY. Progressive technologies

Moderator – Oybek Zufarov, Chairman of the Board of the Association of Fat and Oil Enterprises of the Republic of Uzbekistan "Uzyogmoysanoat"

Market section
  • 11:40-12:00 Prospects for the fat and oil industry of Uzbekistan in the season-2023/24. Market of oilseeds and vegetable oils
    Oybek Zufarov, Chairman of the Board of the Association of Fat and Oil Enterprises of the Republic of Uzbekistan "Uzyogmoysanoat"

  • 12:00-12:20 Palm oil market: global trends, and tendencies in the Central Asian region
    Fadhil Hassan, Head of Foreign Division of the Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI)

  • 12:20-12:40 Global trends in the sunflower seeds and oil market. The situation in the Black Sea region.
    Vladimir Zhilin, Rusagro Group of Companies

  • 12:40-13:00 Current situation and challenges of the fat and oil industry in the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Konstantin Nevzorov, President of the Association "Fat and Oil Union of Kazakhstan"

Technological section
  • 13:00-13:20 Myande Profile and Optimal Edible Oil Project Execution Practice
    Nastya Jiang, Regional Sales Manager. Global Business Department

  • 13:20-13:40 Optimal solutions for oil refining
    Maxim Kirin, technical support specialist at Kemiline Agro

  • 13:40-14:00 Bühler advanced technology in oilseed processing
    Renat Butasov, Regional Sales Manager, Buhler Service LLC

  • 14:00-14:20 You-Trade Global. Presentation of the online trading platform. Opportunities for traders, agricultural producers, transport companies, suppliers of equipment, storage and packaging services.
    Yer Mukhanbetkaliev, Director of You-trade Eurasia ltd.

14:20-15:30 Lunch

15:30-18:15 Session 3. Grain and flour market: global trends and Central Asian market

Moderator - Daulet Uvashev, Director of Harvest Kazakhstan LLP

  • 15:30-15:50 The global wheat market in 2023/24 MY: a possible scenario in the face of uncertainty
    Alexander Karavaytsev, Senior Economist with International Grains Council (IGC, UK)

  • 15:50-16:10 Wheat production in Uzbekistan: status and prospects
    Aziz Nurbekov, FAO national project coordinator

  • 16:10-16:25 Wheat and flour market of Uzbekistan: trade trends in the 2023/24 MY
    Sheroli Donaev, Head of Department, JSC "Uzdonmakhsulot"

  • 16:25-16:40 Grain market of Kazakhstan: Harvest 2023. Results of harvesting progress and expected quality
    Sergey Domayev, Director, B-Agro Sever LLP

  • 16:40-17:00 Prospects for grain exports from Kazakhstan in 2023/24 MY, price trends. Competition between Russia and Kazakhstan in the markets of Central Asia
    Daulet Uvashev, Director of Harvest Kazakhstan LLP

  • 17:00-17:15 The quality of the main grain crops in Kazakhstan in 2023
    Saltanat Orazova, Head of Laboratory, Department of «Agro-Industrial Complex", "SGS Kazakhstan Ltd" LLP

  • 17:15-17:30 Kazakhstan flour market
    Yevgeniy Gan, Chairman of the Board of Founders of the Association "Union of Grain Processors of Kazakhstan"

  • 17:30-17:45 Pulses market in Uzbekistan
    Sardor Abaskhanov, Co-founder of Global Export

  • 17:45-18:15 Questions for speakers

18.15-18.30 End of the first day of the conference. Photoshoot

19:30-22:00 Bowling tournament for conference participants (Joy bowling club, Oybeka st, 24)

Day 2, September 15
B2B meetings
Location - Amirsoy Mountain Resort

  • 08:00-08:30 Check-in at the hotel lobby
  • 08:30 – departure by bus from the International Hotel Tashkent, Amir Temur Avenue, 107A
  • 08:30-11:00 Travel time

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

  • 11:30-12:30 Opening of the second day of the conference
    Welcoming speech by Najmiddin Sharipov, deputy khokim of the Tashkent region


11:30-12:30 Buyers and sellers presentations

  • The demand of Uzbek companies for the supply of agricultural products in 2023/24 MY: grains, pulses, flour, sunflower seeds, sunflower oil, soybeans, meal

  • Offer of agricultural products, logistics services and technologies from sellers

  • 12:30-14:00 B2B meetings

14:00-15:30 Lunch

  • 15:30-16:30 Free time

  • 16:30-17:00 Descent to the buses

  • 17:00-19:00 Return to Tashkent. Arrival at the International Hotel Tashkent  


*Agenda can be changed



General sponsor
Gold Sponsors
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Innovation Sponsor
Cultural program sponsor
Supported by
Polina Kalaida
+7 747 110 57 27 (Kazakhstan)
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Elena Cherednichenko
+7 705 268 75 10 (Kazakhstan)
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Inter Standart Consult

Alisher Makhmudov
+998 90 903 90 80 (Uzbekistan)
+7 702 853 80 76 (Kazakhstan)
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Lidiya Komarnitskaya
+998 90 910 21 00 (Uzbekistan)
+998 90 910 00 21 (Uzbekistan)
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Adilkhan Sagimbaev
+7 701 588 5497 (Kazakhstan)
Asia Business Сonsulting
Oksana Popova
+7 775 932 3388 (Kazakhstan)
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