Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

N/A

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 62 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

124 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
4.2% 7.4% 7.0% 7.5% 9.5% 9.0% 8.1% 8.5%
2011 2012 2013 204*        
8.3% 8.2%

8.0%

7.0%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 2,017 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$4,038 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
N/A N/A 0.08% 0.11% 0.14%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 19.1% 
  • industry: 32.2% 
  • services: 48.7% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
12.8% 12.1% 11.2% 11.0%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
10.0% 9.1% 8.6% 8.6% 8.6%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
4.9% 8.8% 8.5% 1.3% 0.8%

*Estimate   

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Sept 2014)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2005 2006 2012
N/A US$715.3 million N/A
Largest companies in Uzbekistan

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ 1.358 billion (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

2.201% of GDP (2014 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

27.8% (2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.06% (2012)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.05% (2012)

Total exports

US$14.910 billion (2013 estimate) 

Export commodities

energy products, cotton, gold, mineral fertilizers, ferrous and nonferrous metals, textiles, food products, machinery, automobiles

Total imports

US$12.640 billion (2013 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, ferrous and nonferrous metals

Exports - major partners

China 21.2%, Kazakhstan 15.9%, Turkey 15.8%, Russia 14.7%, Bangladesh 9.5%, Kyrgyzstan 4% (2012)

Imports - major partners

Russia 20.7%, China 16.6%, South Korea 16.4%, Kazakhstan 12.5%, Germany 4.6%, Turkey 4.2%, Ukraine 4% (2012)

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$1,651 million US$674 million US$1,077 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 146 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 21 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 40 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 136 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 130 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 138 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 189 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 168 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 159 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 173 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 63 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

N/A

 

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 163 Score: 46.5 (Repressed) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+5

Total area

447,400 sq km

Capital

Tashkent (Toshkent)

Currency

Uzbekistani soum (UZS)

Government type

republic; authoritarian presidential rule, with little power outside the executive branch

Languages

Uzbek (official) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%

Religions

Muslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2014* 2019**
N/A 24.908 million 28.5 million 30.604 million 32.485 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2013
34% 41% 37% 36%
Population median age

27.1 years (est. 2014)

Population growth rate

0.93% (2014 est.)

Life expectancy

73.29 years (2014 estimate)

Adult literacy

 99.4% (2011 estimate)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

76.68% (2011)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

36.72 (2003)

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights:7
Civil Liberties:7 (2011)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

98.59% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

30.2% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

Tashkent: 176th (2011)

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

4.2947 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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