Private sector's share in Uzbek GDP reaches 81.7 percent
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Nov. 17 / Trend D.Azizov /
The private sector's share in Uzbekistan's GDP reached 81.7 percent in January-September compared to 80.4 percent in January-September 2009, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee reported.
Some 29.3 percent of the GDP fell to citizens, 27.4 percent (26.8 percent) to economic unities, 15.7 percent (15. 9 percent) to joint ventures, 6.4 percent (6.0 percent) to farmers, and 2.9 percent (3.1 percent) to non-state ownership. The share of the public sector in the GDP fell to 18.3 percent from 19.6 percent a year earlier.
Uzbekistan's GDP reached 40.412 trillion soum in January-September, or 8.3 percent more year on year, the report said.
The country's industrial output rose by 8.3 percent to 23.925 trillion soum. During the reporting period, Uzbekistan produced consumer goods worth 7.957 trillion soum, or 12 percent more year on year. Agriculture output grew by 7.8 percent year on year to 11.182 trillion soum.
The services occupied a 48.6 percent share of the GDP compared to 46.5 percent earlier. The share of manufactured goods fell from 41.8 percent to 40.6 percent over the same period last year, with net taxes on products and import-export operations dropping from 11.7 percent to 10.8 percent.
According to official statistics, Uzbekistan's GDP in 2009 increased by 8.1 percent compared to 2008, with inflation amounting to 7.4 percent, industrial production increasing by nine percent, and agricultural products increasing 5.7 percent. Total investments in the economy increased by 24.8 percent.
Uzbekistan plans to ensure GDP growth of 8.3 percent compared to 2009, industrial output at 8.3 percent, and agricultural production at five percent. Inflation will be kept at 7-9 percent.