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12-01-2015, 17:26

Agreement on construction of Coca-Cola plant inked in Tajik capital

Avesta.Tj | 12.01.2015 | Tajikistan’s Stare Committee on Investment and State-owned Property Management (GosKomInvest) and Turkish Coca-Cola Icecek A.S.signed here lately an agreement on construction of soft drink bottling plant, the GosKomInvest press service said Monday.

At the first stage, Coca-Cola Icecek has invested 30 million U.S. dollars in the construction of this plant, which will have 100 million liters in production capacity and 20 million U.S. dollars will be invested at the second stage of the project.

Introduction of the plant into operation will create up 120 to 500 new jobs.

The Istanbul-based Icecek is the sixth-largest independent bottler in the Coca-Cola system and a key vehicle for the Coca-Cola Co. expansion in the Middle East and Central Asia.