Tajikistan’s foreign trade turnover exceeds $ 5.1 bln in 2012 – Trend.Az

Posted: January 26, 2013 in Economy and Resources

Tajikistan’s foreign trade turnover last year amounted to $ 5.137 billion, or 15.1 per cent ($ 674 million) more than in 2011, Asia-Plus information agency said today.

According to the Statistics Agency under the Tajik President, the trade balance was negative and amounted to about $ 2.418 billion.

During this period, Tajikistan had foreign trade relations with 102 world countries, in particular with 10 CIS countries and 92 foreign countries.

The export volume of goods last year amounted to more than $ 1.3 billion, or 8.1 per cent more than in 2011. The goods were imported to the country to the amount of over $ 3.7 billion, or 17.8 per cent more than the year before.

The export of finished food products decreased by 52 per cent, machinery and equipment – by 42.6 per cent, non-precious metals and their items – by 18.9 per cent, vegetable products – by 8.2 per cent in 2012 compared to 2011.

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