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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Mercedes-Uzbek Plan

TASHKENT () -- Mercedes-Benz AG intends to form a joint venture in Uzbekistan with the Uzavtosanoat motor enterprise to manufacture light trucks, Interfax reported.

Experts from the German automotive concern were due Monday in Tashkent to negotiate joint production of three-ton trucks, the chief of the Uzavtosanoat foreign economic relations department, Khamid Aziz-Kariyev, told Interfax. The Uzbek side expects that Mercedes-Benz will invest more than $50 million and thus qualify for duty-free import of its products.