Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan : economy statistics and industry reports

  • Updated on : 27 August 2012  Source : The World Factbook

Imports

$8.53 billion (2011 est.)
$7.48 billion (2010 est.)

Exports

$12.59 billion (2011 est.)
$11.08 billion (2010 est.)

Inflation rate (consumer prices)

13.5% (2011 est.)
9.4% (2010 est.)
note: official data; based on independent analysis of consumer prices, inflation reached 22% in 2011

Unemployment rate

1% (2011 est.)
1.1% (2010 est.)
note: officially measured by the Ministry of Labor, plus another 20% underemployed

GDP - per capita (PPP)

$3,300 (2011 est.)
$3,100 (2010 est.)
$2,900 (2009 est.)
note: data are in 2011 US dollars

National product real growth rate

8.2% (2010 est.)
8.1% (2009 est.)
9% (2008 est.)

Internet users

4.689 million (2009)

Telephones - mobile cellular

20.952 million (2009)

Population growth rate

0.94% (2012 est.)

Population

28,394,180 (July 2012 est.)

Historical background

Russia conquered the territory of present-day Uzbekistan in the late 19th century.

Stiff resistance to the Red Army after the Bolshevik Revolution was eventually suppressed and a socialist republic established in 1924.

During the Soviet era, intensive production of "white gold" (cotton) and grain led to overuse of agrochemicals and the depletion of water supplies, which have left the land degraded and the Aral Sea and certain rivers half dry.

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Uzbekistan

Economic overview

Uzbekistan is a dry, landlocked country; 11% of the land is intensely cultivated, in irrigated river valleys.

More than 60% of the population lives in densely populated rural communities.

Export of hydrocarbons, including natural gas and petroleum, provided about 40% of foreign exchange earnings in 2009.

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Dun and Bradstreet (Altares)

D&B Country Insight Report: Uzbekistan

D&B Country Insight Report: Uzbekistan

  • $ 650
  • Country report
  • March 2014
  • by Dun and Bradstreet (Altares)

Report Summary If you are involved in cross-border business, developing relationships or identifying opportunities overseas, you are exposed to the risk associated with a country's overall political, economic ...

  • Countries : Uzbekistan

The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country Risk Service Uzbekistan 2nd Quarter 2014 Updater

Country Risk Service Uzbekistan 2nd Quarter 2014 Updater

  • $ 520
  • Country report
  • June 2014
  • by The Economist Intelligence Unit

NCAIS: 0 SIC: 0

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ISA

Uzbekistan - ISA Country Report

Uzbekistan - ISA Country Report

  • $ 99
  • Country report
  • July 2014
  • by ISA

This report contains detailed forecasts and analysis for Uzbekistan, including trade and investment analysis, economic forecasts, political risk assessments and demographic trend analysis. Each ISA Country ...

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Oxford Economics

Country Economic Forecasts > Uzbekistan

Country Economic Forecasts > Uzbekistan

  • $ 185
  • Country report
  • June 2014
  • by Oxford Economics

GDP growth slowed to 7.5% in Q1 this year, down from 8% in 2013. This modest deceleration mainly reflected weaker growth in the construction and agricultural sectors. But industrial output held up well, ...

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