According to the press service, Mirziyoyev and Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov discussed bilateral cooperation. The Russian minister takes part in the international industrial exhibition "Innoprom. Central Asia 2022," which opened in Tashkent on Monday.
"The focus is on increasing the volume of mutual trade, implementing investment programs and promoting new localization projects, and cooperation between the two countries' regions," according to the statement.
In January-March 2022, Russia retained the second place in the list of the main foreign trade partners of Uzbekistan compared to the same period in 2021. According to official statistics, bilateral trade increased 46 percent in the first quarter to $1.865 billion (14.2% of Uzbekistan's total trade).