New Success Stories in Projects, New Jobs
At a press conference in Jizzakh, participants discussed important aspects of manufacturing industry development in the region and the implementation of an employment program.
At the moment, the province, with a gross regional product of 5.7 trillion soums, has reached the share of industrial products in this volume at 2.5 trillion soums. As a result of the agreements signed within the framework of the Jizzakh Investment Forum on August 29-30 this year, 25 regional and 14 sector-based projects totaling 1.3 billion US dollars will be implemented in 2018-2019.
In 2018, a total of 26 joint and foreign ventures have been registered in the region thus far, and their total number reached 108. These enterprises hitherto exported products for the amount of $ 6.1 million this year.
The implementation of new investment projects and measures taken to actively attract the population to business constitute an important factor in creating new jobs. Over the past period of this year, 30 job fairs have been held in the region, and 3,776 unemployed people have found their work.