On October 27, 2022, the meeting was organized between Itochu Corporation (Japan), the Leasing Association of Uzbekistan and a number of leading leasing companies specializing in car leasing.
The following topics were discussed at this meeting:
— current and projected situation of the automobile industry in the country;
— information about the automobile leasing market of Uzbekistan;
— possibility of selling Itochu products — Isuzu equipment through leasing companies in the country;
— issues of cooperation on the creation of leasing product for the Uzbek market with the involvement of experience on global platforms.
Composition of the ITOCHU delegation:
- Mr. Hamaya Matahiro — Deputy Head of the Europe and Asia Section of Itochu Corporation;
- Mr. Ege Naoya — Sales Expert of JV «Samarkand Automobile Plant» LLC;
- Kakhramon Yunusov — Deputy Head of the Representative Office of Itochu Corporation in Tashkent.
The parties will continue consultations and negotiations after studying the areas of further mutually beneficial cooperation touched upon during the negotiations.
For your information: ITOCHU is a Japanese universal trading house with headquarters in Tokyo, one of the «big five» Japanese trading houses and one of the 500 largest companies in the world.
One of the divisions of ITOCHU is the production of cars. Isuzu Motors Limited has been the important business partner of ITOCHU since 1971. ITOCHU is also the important partner and investor of the joint venture Samarkand Automobile Plant LLC and sells Isuzu products worldwide.
Isuzu is the first—class commercial vehicle manufacturer that sells Isuzu products in Japan, North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and other regions of the world.