Russia, China and Kazakhstan – largest trade partner of Uzbekistan
Russia, China and Kazakhstan were the largest trade partners of Uzbekistan in 2010, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said, UzDaily reported.
At the same time, share of Russian in Uzbekistan's foreign trade turnover made up 29.2% in 2010. The State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan, trade turnover between Russia and Uzbekistan made up US$6.378 billion, which is up 43.4% year-on-year. At the same time, exports of Uzbekistan reached US$4.441 billion in 2010 (US$2.257 billion in 2009) and imports - US$1.936 billion (US$2.191 billion).
The second largest trade partner of Uzbekistan is China with share of 9.5%. Bilateral trade turnover of these countries was US$2.805 billion in 2009, which grew by 1.7% year-on-year.
The volume of exports of Uzbekistan to China rose from US$489 million in 2009 to US$899.9 million in 2010. The imports fell from US$1.562 billion to US$1.185 billion.
Kazakhstan occupied the third place with share of 8.3%. Trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan grew by 38.3% year-on-year to US$1.808 billion in 2010. Exports of Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan increased from US$513.7 million to US$852.1 million and imports from US$793.5 million to US$956.2 million.
Uzbekistan's foreign trade turnover reached US$21.844 billion in 2010 (+3%) in 2010, the Uzbekistan State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said. The trade turnover with the CIS states made up US$9.425 billion and other countries - US$12.42 billion.
The volume of exports of Uzbekistan made up US$13.045 billion and the volume of imports reached US$8.8 billion in 2010.