China, Russia and Kazakhstan are leading trade partners of Tajikistan

BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China, Russia and Kazakhstan are the leading trade partners of Tajikistan, this has been announced by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to China Rashid Alimov during a press conference.

"China, along with Russia and Kazakhstan, is one of the top trading partners of Tajikistan. According to Chinese Customs, bilateral trade turnover with Tajikistan in 2014 amounted to $2 billion 517 million with an increase of 28.5% compared with the same period in 2013. This indicates that posed by Emomali Rahmon and Xi Jinping goal - to increase trade between China and Tajikistan to $3 billion by 2020 - is achievable," he said. According to his words, China is the largest investor in Tajikistan. This shows that the generated model of economic relations works effectively; it creates production chains, new jobs in both countries, and improves social conditions. Meanwhile, according to the Statistics Agency under the President of Tajikistan, last year the volume of trade turnover with Kazakhstan amounted to $858.8 million, which is 20.5% more than in 2013.

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