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U.S.-Uzbekistan Trade Facts

In 2016, Uzbekistan GDP was an estimated $66.8 billion (current market exchange rates); real GDP was up by an estimated 6.0%; and the population was 31 million. (Source: IMF)

Uzbekistan is currently our 124th largest goods trading partner with $349 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Goods exports totaled $318 million; goods imports totaled $31 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Uzbekistan was $287 million in 2016.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Uzbekistan supported an estimated 4 hundred jobs in 2015 (latest data available).

Exports

  • Uzbekistan was the United States' 108th largest goods export market in 2016. 
     
  • U.S. goods exports to Uzbekistan in 2016 were $318 million, up 130.5% ($180 million) from 2015 and up 490.0% from 2006.  
     
  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: aircraft ($250 million), special other (articles donated for relief) ($25 million), machinery ($12 million), optical and medical instruments ($12 million), and electrical machinery ($7 million). 
     
  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Uzbekistan totaled $1 million in 2016.

Imports

  • Uzbekistan was the United States' 150th largest supplier of goods imports in 2016. 
     
  • U.S. goods imports from Uzbekistan totaled $31 million in 2016, up 216.4% ($21 million) from 2015, but down 79.7% from 2006.  
     
  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: inorganic chemicals ($22 million), edible fruit & nuts (grapes, dried, raisin ) ($2 million), coffee, tea & spice (pepper) ($1 million), art and antiques ($1 million), and machinery ($1 million). 
     
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Uzbekistan totaled $4 million in 2016.

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Uzbekistan was $287 million in 2016, a 124.0% increase ($159 million) over 2015.

Investment

  • U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Uzbekistan (stock) was $83 million in 2015 (latest data available), a 18.6% increase from 2014. There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Uzbekistan. 
     
  • No data on Uzbekistan's FDI in the U.S. are available. 

NOTE: No services trade data with Uzbekistan are available.

U.S. Goods Trade with Uzbekistan (in millions of dollars)

 

1995

2000

2006

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Total

82.1

198.9

205.4

153.7

310.6

383.0

227.3

147.7

348.7

Exports

63.4

157.7

53.89

102.56

284.61

356.44

212.95

137.96

317.98

Imports

18.7

41.2

151.5

51.2

25.9

26.6

14.4

9.7

30.7

Balance

44.7

116.6

-97.6

51.4

258.7

329.8

198.6

128.2

287.2

U.S. Agricultural Trade with Uzbekistan (in millions of dollars)

 

2006

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Total

1.7

4.5

4.3

9.3

11.9

7.7

5.3

Exports

0.3

1.5

1.0

5.4

3.5

3.3

1.1

Imports

1.4

3.0

3.2

3.9

8.4

4.3

4.2

Balance

-1.0

-1.5

-2.2

1.5

-4.9

-1.0

-3.2

U.S. Manufacturing Trade with Uzbekistan (in millions of dollars)

 

2006

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Total

178.9

117.4

276.1

360.7

169.0

87.8

320.4

Exports

29.4

67.9

252.8

338.7

164.9

80.9

292.0

Imports

149.5

49.5

23.3

22.1

4.1

6.9

28.4

Balance

-120.1

18.4

229.5

316.6

160.8

74.0

263.6

Last updated: April 24, 2017