Uzbekistan’s foreign trade turnover amounted to $8.7 billion in January-February 2022, up by $4 billion or by 85 percent compared to the same period of 2021, the State Statistics Committee said.
In the first two months of 2022, the country’s foreign trade deficit amounted to $538.4 million.
In January-February of 2022, exports stood at $4 billion, 173 percent up from January-February 2021, imports totalled $4.6 billion showing a 43.9 percent increase compared to the same period of 2021.
Uzbekistan’s top trade partners are China, Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan.
In 2021, the Central Asian country’s foreign trade turnover amounted to $42.1 billion, up from $36.2 billion in 2020. The country’s foreign trade deficit amounted to $8.9 billion last year.