The trade turnover between Russia and Uzbekistan in 2018 increased by 21% YoY, to $5.7 billion, said the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Russia, Bortizhon Asadov.
“Russia remains the largest trading partner of Uzbekistan. Mutual trade grew by 21% and reached $5.7 billion at the end of 2018,” the ambassador said.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev said in October 2018, that the trade turnover between Russia and Uzbekistan in the coming years could reach $10 billion.
The structure of Russia’s exports to Uzbekistan includes metals and products, wood and pulp and paper products, machinery, equipment and vehicles, food products and agricultural raw materials, mineral products, chemical products.
The structure of imports of Russia from Uzbekistan includes textiles and footwear, chemical products, machinery, food products and agricultural raw materials, metals and products from them.
Uzbekistan is one of Russia’s leading economic partners in the post-Soviet space. (AzerNews/Business World Magazine)