Uzbekistan-Russia Trade Grew 21.2% To $5.7Bln In 2018 - Statistics Committee

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Uzbekistan-Russia Trade Grew 21.2% to $5.7Bln in 2018 - Statistics Committee

Uzbekistan's trade with Russia increased by 21.2% in 2018 compared to the previous year and reached $5.73 billion, the Uzbek State Committee on Statistics said on Tuesday

TASHKENT (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 22nd January, 2019) Uzbekistan's trade with Russia increased by 21.2% in 2018 compared to the previous year and reached $5.73 billion, the Uzbek State Committee on Statistics said on Tuesday.

According to the statistics, Uzbekistan's exports to Russia hit $2.2 billion last year, rising by 6.

8 percent year-on-year, while the country's imports of Russian goods skyrocketed by 30.6 percent and totaled $3.5 billion.

Uzbekistan's trade deficit with Russia grew from $690 million in 2017 to almost $1.3 billion last year.

Russia has remained one of the Central Asian nation's key trading partners, accounting for 16.9 percent of Uzbekistan's trade, topped only by China with 19 percent.

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