Uzbekistan

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We offer a data-driven country report for Uzbekistan that explores inter alia population, international trading relationships, energy consumption, GDP growth, current account balances, and R&D investment. Additionally, CFI quotes from the Big Mac Index (courtesy of The Economist) which gives a rough idea of purchasing power parity. Other authoritative sources include The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, The World Bank, and The International Money Fund. Visit us regularly for updates and new sources of key economic information on Uzbekistan.

Its population in 2018 was 32,364,996 [1]

In 2015, 2.97% of its total energy
consumption was renewable [2]

In 2021, its GDP grew by 7.42% [2]

In 2021 it had a negative Current
Account Balance of US$bn 4.81 [3]

Its unemployment rate in 2021 was 9.50% [3]

Its Expenditure on R&D (as a percentage of
GDP) in 2020 was 0.14% [2]



What free trade areas or economic unions is it a member of?

None


What trade deals are there with other countries and economic unions?

CIS Free Trade Zone Agreement (CISFTA) (from 19/03/2016)

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Trade with the United Kingdom

Source: UK Office for National Statistics, October 2019.

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