Natural remedies for Uzbekistan

Nika Pharm Servis GmbH based in Tashkent is a producer and distributor of medicines and food supplements. The company owns OXYmed, the largest and most modern pharmacy chain in the country, and further firms in the field of pharmaceutics. 500 of the roughly 700 employees work in the pharmacies. Together, they generated about 200 million euros in turnover in 2018 and contributed to improving healthcare in the country.

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Tradition meets Digitalisation

Within the scope of the Manager Training Programme, 18 managers travelled from Central Asia, more specifically from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, to Eppendorf in Saxony for the purpose of visiting an enterprise there. During the visit, Rülke GmbH provided the managers with an insight into their business processes. Continue reading

Cooperation with Uzbekistan extended

Germany and Uzbekistan extend their cooperation in the Manager Training Programme. Claudia Dörr-Voß, Secretary of State in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), and Sukhrob Kholmuradov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, signed a declaration to this effect today in Berlin during a meeting on bilateral economic relations. The partners also concluded a Joint Declaration on economic policy advice to the Government of Uzbekistan. Continue reading

Packaging production 4.0

How can packaging production be modernised in the food industry? How do we meet customers‘ ever-growing demands, and the challenges of differentiated markets? And how can environmentally harmful packaging waste be avoided? Answers to all these questions were being sought by 20 top executives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, who visited the German GEA Food Solutions group production site in Biedenkopf in the Bundesland Hesse in July. Continue reading

More light for our life


In autumn 2017, the MP participants from Egypt, India, Mexico, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine und Uzbekistan with a focus on Energy Efficiency in Industrial Enterprises visited the company Herbert Waldmann GmbH & Co. KG in Villingen-Schwenningen. Continue reading

Waste recycling – an investment in the future

Recycling domestic waste is increasingly important for the future of Uzbek industry: the country produces more than 13 tonnes of domestic dry waste every single day – and just 14 per cent of this is currently recycled. Experts estimate that €22 million can be generated simply by extracting secondary raw materials and recycling rare earth metals. Recycling plastic and waste paper would be even more lucrative. Continue reading

Uzbekistan’s Textile Industry and German Technology

The textile and clothing sector will be remaining one of Uzbekistan’s most important industries for foreign investment and cooperation in future. State-based modernisation programmes are supporting the growth in the domestic textile industry. The search for new technologies has led Schachzoda Egamberdiewa, the representative of the respective authority in Uzbekistan, to Germany. Continue reading