BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 29. The total trade turnover between Tajikistan and CIS countries increased from January through May 2022 compared to the same period of last year, Trend reports citing the Customs Service of Tajikistan.
The trade turnover of Tajikistan with the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) amounted to $1.4 billion, which is an increase of 27.2 percent compared to the same period in 2021 ($1.1 billion).
Tajik exports to the commonwealth countries amounted to $332.9 million, which is an increase of 74.3 percent compared to the corresponding period of 2021 ($190.9 million).
While, Tajikistan's imports from the CIS countries in the first five months of 2022 also increased by 19.8 percent compared to the same period of last year ($917.5 million) - up to $1.1 billion.
Tajikistan's main trading partners among CIS countries in the reporting period were: Russia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.
Meanwhile, the total foreign trade turnover of Tajikistan from January through May 2022 amounted to $2.9 billion - an increase of 20.8 percent compared to the same period last year ($2.4 billion).