Uzbekistan’s foreign trade turnover amounted to 17.8 billion USDAccording to the results of January-July of 2018, the country’s foreign trade turnover amounted to 17.8 billion US dollars and increased by 24.2% compared to the same period of the previous year. The volume of exports amounted to 7.6 billion US dollars (growth rate 15.7%), the volume of imports to 10.2 billion US dollars (growth rate of 31.4%). The balance of foreign trade was minus 2.5 billion US dollars.
As reported by the Press Service of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics, as a result of measures taken to strengthen cooperation with the CIS countries and comprehensive support for foreign trade, the share of CIS countries in foreign trade turnover in January-July 2018 amounted to 38.5%. The share of other countries in the foreign trade turnover in January-July 2017 was 65.5%. In the current year, the foreign trade turnover with them decreased by 61.5%.