An enterprise for processing and packaging of fruits is being built in the FEZ “Sughd” in Tajikistan


An enterprise for processing and packaging of fruits is being built in the FEZ “Sughd” in Tajikistan

01.10.2020

The new facility will process, dry and pack many types of vegetables and fruits, as well as almond and apricot seeds

Another asset for drying, processing and packaging of fruits will start working in the city of Khujand (Tajikistan) in the near future. Now the construction of the Donai Almos enterprise is being completed here, the design cost of which is 600 thousand somoni ($ 57.8 thousand).

The object measuring 18×54 m on the territory of the Free Economic Zone (FEZ) “Sughd” is being built by Tajik businessman Ozodamokh Kulova. Energy-saving equipment of Turkish production for drying fruits and vegetables has already been delivered. After putting the facility into operation, more than 40 people will be provided with permanent jobs.

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The enterprise will deal with the processing, drying and packaging of many types of vegetables and fruits, as well as almond and apricot seeds. A significant part of the products will be exported to the USA, European countries, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, and Russia. According to Ozodamokh Kulova, protocols of intent have already been signed with interested companies from these countries.

In the near future, the Tajik entrepreneur plans to invest another $ 300 thousand in the further development of production.

“Every year, more and more domestic and foreign entrepreneurs strive to create their enterprises on the territory of the Sughd FEZ,” says Sukhrob Zikriyozoda, First Deputy Head of the Sughd Free Economic Zone Administration. – FEZ “Sughd” was founded in 2009 on a total area of ​​320 hectares, and currently 29 business entities are registered here, including 13 with a production orientation and employed in the service sector. Among them is a joint Tajik-Russian venture for packaging and exporting Tajik honey. Donai Almos will be the first enterprise in the Sughd FEZ for drying and processing fruits.

Photo: left Ozodamokh Kulova

FEZ “Sughd” provides the subjects with significant tax privileges. The enterprises located here pay only income tax, they are also exempt from VAT and customs duties for imported equipment. The enterprise on the territory of FEZ “Sughd” is mainly focused on the production of products for its further export.

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