Kyrgyzstan’s foreign trade turnover with Turkmenistan in January-October months of this year amounted to more than $76 million, a 179 percent increase compared to the same period of last year, according to the report published by the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic on Thursday.
The trade turnover between the countries in the first ten months of last year amounted to over $27.26 million.
During the first ten months of this year, Kyrgyzstan imported more than $71.78 million worth of Turkmen products, a nearly 2-fold increase compared to the same period of last year. At the same period, the country’s exports to Turkmenistan amounted to over $4.27 million, an increase of 28.7 percent compared to the same period of last year.
The main Turkmen exports to Kyrgyzstan during the ten-month period are oil products, electricity, and vegetables, according to the report.
The total foreign trade turnover of Kyrgyzstan during the first ten months of 2022 exceeded $9.65 billion, which, compared to the same period in 2021, is an increase of 41.2%.