Uzbekistan-Tajikistan trade turnover jumps up
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 20
By Nigar Guliyeva – Trend:
Tajikistan's foreign trade turnover has increased since early 2017, and the highest growth was recorded in bilateral trade with Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, Tajik media reported.
Since early 2017, the trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan jumped up by 85 percent, exceeding $110 million.
During the 11 months of this year, Tajikistan's foreign trade turnover amounted to about $ 3.6 billion.
Furthermore, Russia and Kazakhstan remain the main trading partners of Tajikistan. The volume of the Tajik-Russian turnover was $ 843 million, and the Tajik-Kazakh turnover was $754 million.
In 2016, the total volume of trade turnover between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan increased almost sixfold, to about $70 million.
Out of the total volume about $ 36 million is accounted for the export of Tajik goods to Uzbekistan and almost $ 34 million for Tajikistan's import of Uzbek products.