Kazakhstan’s trade turnover with the Central Asian countries amounted to $4.6 billion in 2020, said Kazakhstan’s Trade and Integration Minister Bakhyt Sultanov.
Kazakhstan’s largest trade partner in the region is Uzbekistan. In 2020, Kazakhstan’s exports made nearly $2.1 billion, including wheat, oil, and metal products. Kazakhstan’s biggest imports within the region also come from Uzbekistan, reaching $783.1 million in 2020.
In four months of 2021, trade between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan totalled $1.2 billion, 41.3 percent more than the previous year. Exports from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan also grew 54 percent reaching $899.2 million.
In four months of 2021, trade between Kazakhstan and Tajikistan amounted to $335.9 million, a 17.2 percent increase compared to the same period in 2020.
Kazakhstan mostly imports fruits and vegetables, bread and confectionery as well as mineral water.