NEWS AND EVENTS
April 29, 2015
GDP of Uzbekistan in the first quarter reached 30.5 trillion soums
The State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan announced preliminary results of the socio-economic development of the country for January-March 2015. According to the Committee, the volume of gross domestic product (GDP) in the reporting period reached 30.5 trillion soums and increased in comparison with the same period of 2014 by 7.5%.
In January-March 2015 the volume and growth rate of other macroeconomic indicators are as follows: industrial production - 19.1 trillion soums (107.9%), the volume of agricultural production - 3.1 trillion soums (106.3%), investment in fixed assets - 6.7 trillion soums (108.7%) (in USD equivalent - 2.7 billion dollars, or 108.4%), construction - 4.3 trillion soums (118.9%), retail trade - 14.2 trillion soums (115.2%), market services - 18.2 trillion soums (113.1%) (currency rates of CB RU from 29.04.2015 1$= 2512.73 soums).
The foreign trade turnover of the country in the reporting period amounted to $6.8 billion and in comparison with the same period of 2014 increased by 5.5%, including exports - $3.5 billion (13.9% growth), import - $3.3 billion (2% decrease). Foreign trade surplus amounted to $168 million.
(Source: UzReport.uz )