Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan 30 / Trend V. Zhavoronkova/
The volume of trade turnover has a tendency towards an increase in Tajikistan, Avesta.tj reported on Monday.
The volume of retail trade exceeded by 8.9 percent or by 1.4 billion somoni in 2011 compared to 2010.
The total volume of retail trade turnover of markets and other commercial structures exceeded 7.5 billion somoni (more than $1.5 billion).
About 4.2 billion somoni of the amount falls to food, clothing and combined markets, 761.4 million somoni - animal trading, 235.7 million somoni - trucks and cars, 737 million somoni -oil products.
The official exchange rate is 4.7581 somoni (TJS) per $1.