Switzerland-Uzbekistan Intergovernmental Commission takes place in Bern...
The 7th Session of the Intergovernmental Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation between Switzerland and Uzbekistan took place in Bern on June 30, 2015. Ambassador Livia Leu, Head, Bilateral Economic Relations, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) represented the Swiss side and Mr. Shavkat Tulyaganov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
After discussing trade and investment relations between Switzerland and Uzbekistan, the commission turned its attention to the role of Uzbekistan in the context of the Bretton Woods Institutions, WTO and EU. Interesting sectors for Swiss companies in Uzbekistan include oil and gas, textiles, machine building and agribusiness.