The V Yangi Vega Ltd footwear joint venture in Uzbekistan is planning to open trade offices in Novosibirsk, Ufa and several other regions in Russia, according to UzReport. The venture produces high-quality footwear, and is increasing its share of the Uzbek footwear market at the expense of imported footwear.

V Yangi Vega Ltd are planning to increase their production from 300,000 pairs of shoes and boots during 2001 to 450,000 pairs a year by 2005. The company attribute their success to using high-quality and durable leather.