Uzbekistan’s foreign trade turnover rose by 11.1%, to $12.072 billion in January-June, compared with the same period of 2016, the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan reported.
Uzbekistan has increased export operations by 13.1%, to $5.97 billion, imports – by 9.2%, to $6.102 billion.
Foreign trade turnover with the CIS countries improved by 12.6%, to $4.45 billion.
Export from Uzbekistan to the CIS countries was boosted by 14.8%, to $2.375 billion, while the import from these countries increased by 10.2%, to $2.075 billion.
Foreign trade turnover with other countries grew by 10.2%, to $7.62 billion, $3.59 billion of this amount accounted for export, $4.027 billion – for import.
The share of the CIS countries in Uzbekistan’s foreign trade turnover has reached 36.9%, while other countries’ – 63.1%. (AzerNews/Business World Magazine)