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Uzbekistan's foreign trade turnover grows by 6.6% in 1H

22 August 2012

http://uzdaily.com  of 8/22/2012 - Uzbekistan's foreign trade turnover grows by 6.6% in 1H Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Foreign trade turnover of Uzbekistan grew by 6.6% year-on-year in January-June 2012 to US$13.088 billion, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.

According to the committee, exports of Uzbekistan made up US$7.165 billion in the reporting period (+1.1%) and imports made up US$5.923 billion (+14.1%).

At the same time, foreign trade turnover of Uzbekistan with the CIS states reached US$6.137 billion (+21.9%) and other countries - US$6.951 billion (-4%).

Uzbekistan exported goods and services to the CIS states for US$3.842 billion (+33.5%) and other states - US$3.322 billion (-21%). Imports from the CIS states rose by 6.4% to US$2.295 billion and other states - by 19.5% to US$3.628 billion.

Unbalance in foreign trade was 121% versus 136,4% in the reporting period of 2011, the committee said.

Balance of external trade was US$1.242 billion, including US$1.546 billion with the CIS countries and minus US$304.7 million with other foreign countries.