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02 April 2019

Foreign investors repatriated $ 1.1 billion in 2018

The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan published the report “The Balance of Payments, International Investment Position and External Debt of the Republic of Uzbekistan” for 2018. So according to CB, foreign investors were able to repatriate $ 1.1 billion.

Profit repatriation is a question that has long prevented development and attract investment in the country. Investors did not invest money in Uzbekistan, since it was difficult to withdraw them from the country .

Also, the report of the Central Bank provides data on foreign trade turnover for 2018, which amounted to 28,536.3 billion US dollars, which almost 17% more than in 2017 .

Detailed statistics of foreign trade turnover for 2018:

 

2018

according to the State Statistics Committee for 2018

     QI 

     QII 

     QIII 

    QIV

    Year

Foreign trade turnover

5 521.4

6 500.3

6,549.5

8 503.6

27 074.7

28,536.3

Official trade

6,804.9

6,777.5

6 550,0

9,863.8

29,996.2

28,536.3

Shuttle trade

243.8

363.9

290.1

187.9

1,085.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Export

2,957.0

2 350,8

1 976.5

4,101.3

11,385.6

11,224.0

FOB export

1,628.1

2,000.2

1,882.7

2 674.9

8,185.9

8 314.5

Shuttle trade

31.3

56,6

72.0

53.3

213.2

 

Products in air ports

16.6

16.9

21.8

21.7

77.0

 

Non-monetary gold

1,280.9

277.2

1,351.4

2,909.5

2,909.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Import

3,727.9

4,519.7

4,488.9

5 516.0

18,252.4

17 312.3

CIF import

3,893.2

4,500.1

4,666.8

5,828.7

18,888.8

17 300.3

Shuttle trade

212.5

307.3

218.1

105.1

842.9

 

Products in air ports

16.6

22.2

27.9

35.7

102.4

 

Freight

-397.1

-309.9

-424.4

-462.2

-1 593.7

 

Non-monetary gold

2.6

0.5

8,8

12.0

12.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance

-770.9

-2 168.9

-2 512.4

-1 414.7

-6,866.9

-6,088.3

Official trade

-986.9

-2 222.8

-2 784.6

-1 811.2

-7 805.4

-6,088.3

Shuttle trade

-181.1

– 250.7

– 146.1

– 74.8

– 652.7