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22-04-2015, 10:29

Tajik-French business forum to be held in Dushanbe


Avesta.Tj | 22.04.2015 | The first Tajik-French business forum will take place here on Friday, Tajikistan’s Committee on Investments and State-owned Property Management (GosKomInvest) said Wednesday.

A large business delegation of France is expected to arrive in Tajikistan. The senior representatives of 30 leading French companies will participate in the forum.

Tajikistan will be represented by top managers of more than 50 local companies, senior representatives of GosKomInvest and other relevant government bodies.

According to Tajikistan’s Agency for Statistics, a two-way trade between Tajikistan and France last year amounted to only about 9 million U.S. dollars, which was 35 percent fewer than in 2013.

Over the first quarter of this year, trade between the two countries has amounted to about 3 million U.S. dollars.