China to Build Uzbekistan Pharmaceutical Plants

MOSCOW, February 8 (RIA Novosti) – Uzbekistan’s State Joint Stock Concern Uzfarmprom has signed deals with Chinese companies to build pharmaceutical enterprises in the Tashkent region worth a total $26.8 million, an Uzfarmprom representative said on Friday.

Huaian Rich International will build an ethanol manufacturing factory with capacity of 500,000 decaliters a year, as well as a bottle-cap making facility. Investment will total $12.8 million.

Kunmin Pharmaceutical will build a bronchopulmonary medication factory with capacity of 2 million doses, with investment of $14 million.

All the enterprises will be located in the Angren special industrial zone, set up last year, which has a special customs and tax regime.


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