BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 1. The volume wholesale trade turnover in Uzbekistan amounted to 73.2 trillion soums ($6.8 billion) from January through May 2022, which is an increase of 18.6 percent compared to the same period last year, Trend reports via the Uzbek State Statistics Committee.
During this period, the wholesale trade turnover of large enterprises in the country amounted to 21.2 trillion soums ($1.9 billion), while the wholesale trade turnover of small businesses amounted to 52 trillion soums ($4.8 billion).
From January through May 2022 the highest growth rates of the wholesale trade turnover were observed in Bukhara and Tashkent regions, and Tashkent city.
In 2021, the volume wholesale trade turnover increased by 31 percent compared to 2020 (120.4 trillion soums, or $11.1 billion), reaching 157.8 trillion soums ($14.5 billion).