Issues of the agenda of the meeting that was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, on May 29, were considered in detail and critically in the context of complexes of the Cabinet of Ministers, the most important tasks were identified. Responsible leaders were given clear directions and instructions: to critically analyze activities of organizations and enterprises, regions that have not fulfilled the established plans on export of products and services over the last period of the current year, identify and promptly eliminate the causes and consequences of lagging behind. 

At the meeting it was noted that activities on optimizing imports in the country is in an unsatisfactory state. Over the past 4 months of this year, the volume of imports of goods amounted to 4 billion 858 million dollars, that is, increased by 1 billion 111 million dollars, or to 30 percent, compared with the same period of 2017. The reasons for this situation are the absence of an organized work on studying the structure of imports and its optimization, implementation by enterprises of complexes, in January-April, the import of products, production of which has already been mastered in the country, by $89 million. 

Responsible persons were given specific instructions on timely elimination of such shortcomings and their prevention.