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The American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce (AUCC) seeks to promote trade and investment ties, cultural exchanges and bonds of friendship between the United States of America and the Republic of Uzbekistan. In performing these functions, the AUCC places primary emphasis on serving the needs and interests of its members.

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About AUCC

Purpose

The American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce (AUCC) seeks to promote trade and investment ties, cultural exchanges and bonds of friendship between the United States of America and the Republic of Uzbekistan. In performing these functions, the AUCC places primary emphasis on serving the needs and interests of its members.

Partnerships

One of the greatest sources of strength for the AUCC is its ability to work closely with a great number of other partner organizations. The AUCC enjoys excellent working relations with the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Washington, D.C., the Government of Uzbekistan, Uzbek companies and nonprofit organizations, as well as elements of the American Government such as the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Commerce. The AUCC also coordinates its efforts with a great number of business councils, associations and other nonprofit and professional organizations.

Achievements

  • Organized investment conferences to highlight the advantages of investing in the Republic of Uzbekistan and to facilitate one-on-one meetings between investors and Uzbek officials;
  • Ongoing since 1997, the AUCC organizes a series of annual conferences that focuses on the history, culture, economy and people of Uzbekistan;
  • Hosted major dinners for AUCC members with President Islam Karimov;
  • Worked successfully to help bring about such historic events in U.S.-Uzbekistan relations as the first meeting between two Presidents (Clinton-Karimov meeting of June 1996) and the first U.S. Congressional delegation to visit Uzbekistan (Chairman Archer Codel of May 1997);
  • Contributed to the early signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between the United States and the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • Supported cultural exchanges with Uzbekistan, including several visits to the United States by student prodigies from the Tashkent Conservatory; and
  • Continues to advocate vigorously for the interests of U.S. business in Uzbekistan and the US, building upon the strong ties to between the U.S. and Uzbek governments.