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CER took part in the Inaugural Conference of the Consortium of Economic Think Tanks of the SCO and the Economic Forum of the SCO

31.05.2018

Conference

The Inaugural Conference of the Consortium of economic think tanks of the SCO and the Economic Forum of the SCO were held  in Beijing (China) on May 25, 2018.

In the course of the Inaugural Conference, the Consortium of economic analytical centers of the SCO was created and the "Concept for the formation of the Consortium of economic analytical centers of the SCO" and the "Beijing Consensus of the Consortium of economic analytical centers of the SCO" were signed. 

The main goal of the consortium is to stimulate regional economic and scientific cooperation and joint economic development of the SCO member countries. The Association will engage in joint research on issues of medium-term and long-term economic cooperation in the SCO space, organization of scientific conferences and seminars, thematic courses and internship programs for specialists. Also, the creation of the Consortium will allow to exchange the results of scientific research, scientific publications and publications.

Within the framework of the Inaugural Conference and Economic Forum, the issues of creating favorable conditions for trade in the region, the prospects for the creation of the Free Trade Zone in the SCO space, the prospects for linking the Belt and Road Initiative and the economic development programs of the SCO member countries were discussed.

Conference

Director of Center for Economic Research Sharofiddin Nazarov shared his ideas about how the prospects of the cooperation in this field and how Uzbekistan can benefit from this.