Textiles Expand Export Horizons

In the city of Ahangaran, Tashkent region, the textile company Trend Tex, specializing in the production of children’s and women’s clothes, has started its work.

Ahangaran is one of the major industrial centers of the region, there are more and more enterprises producing and exporting finished products from local raw materials.

“Based on the priorities set by the President of our country during his trip to the Tashkent region this January, a special program was developed to organize new facilities in the city,” said N. Nurbayev, the first deputy mayor of the city of Ahangaran for economic development and entrepreneurship. “In accordance with the program, 11 projects will be implemented this year, more than 1,800 new jobs will be created. To date, two projects have already been realized, including the Trend Tex project.”

It is planned that 80% of the enterprise’s output will be exported. It is equipped with modern sewing machines; there are sewing, ironing and packing shops. At the enterprise 180 persons are provided with work, for them all necessary conditions are created.

“Under the project, the company is designed for 500 employees,” said the manager of affairs M. Abdurahimov. “With increasing production volumes, these vacancies will be filled. At present, unorganized youth, those in need, and the unemployed have been hired. In particular, five people from low-income families and three with a disability are employed.”

In the sewing complex, a cozy dining room, hot meals and transport services are organized for workers and staff.

“I graduated from college with a profession as a tailor-designer,” says the young seamstress N.Kurbanalieva. “There are many seamstresses of my age in our mahalla. Therefore, the opening of the enterprise was very useful. I am happy that I work in my profession.”

(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)