The Statistical Committee of the State of Uzbekistan published the reports on foreign trade for the first 9 months of the year.
In the 9 months of 2022, the country’s exports increased by 35.7 percent compared to the same period in 2021, reaching 14 billion and 51.5 million dollars, while imports increased by 22.3 percent to 21 billion. and $ 973.1 million.
In the aforementioned period, the country’s foreign trade deficit was calculated at 7 billion and 921.6 million dollars.
24.2 percent of the country’s exports of industrial products, 21.1 percent of gold, 20.1 percent of the service sector, 7.7 percent of food and livestock, 6.9 percent of chemicals , 32.1 percent of imports of machinery and equipment, industrial products 19.2 and chemicals took a 13.8 percent share.
In the 9 months of the year, the countries with which Uzbekistan traded the most were China with 6 billion and 788.4 million dollars, Russia with 6 billion and 544 million dollars, Kazakhstan with 3 billion and 261 million. , 8 million dollars, Turkey with 2 billion and 456.4 million dollars and 1 billion 826.3 million dollars South Korea with millions of dollars.
The volume of Uzbekistan’s foreign trade increased by 2.5% in the period January-September 2021 to 28 billion and 216 million dollars.
UZBEKISTAN AND TURKEY TRADE RELATIONS
Turkey became Uzbekistan’s 4th trading partner with a 6.8% share in the 9 months of this year.
The volume of Uzbekistan-Turkey foreign trade increased by 1.1% in the same period of the year and reached $ 2 billion 456.4 million.
In the 9 months of the year, Uzbekistan’s exports to Turkey decreased by 4.2 percent compared to the same period in 2021 and became $ 1 billion 197.9 million, and its imports from Turkey increased by 6.7 percent to $ 1 billion and $ 258.6 million.
In the period January-September 2021, the volume of foreign trade between Uzbekistan and Turkey was 2 billion and 429.5 million dollars.