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U.S.-Uzbekistan Trade Facts

In 2017, Uzbekistan GDP was an estimated $47.9 billion (current market exchange rates); real GDP was up by an estimated 5.3%; and the population was 32 million. (Source: IMF)

Uzbekistan is currently our 156th largest goods trading partner with $150 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2017. Goods exports totaled $136 million; goods imports totaled $14 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Uzbekistan was $122 million in 2017.

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' 133rd largest goods export market in 2017. 
  • U.S. goods exports to Uzbekistan in 2017 were $136 million, down 57.2% ($182 million) from 2016 but up 53.3% from 2007.  
  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: special other (articles donated for relief) ($76 million), rubber ($11 million), aircraft ($9 million), books, newspapers ($8 million), and electrical machinery ($6 million). 
  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Uzbekistan totaled $6 million in 2017.

Imports

  • Uzbekistan was the United States' 162nd largest supplier of goods imports in 2017. 
  • U.S. goods imports from Uzbekistan totaled $14 million in 2017, down 53.4% ($16 million) from 2016, and down 91.3% from 2007.  
  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: special other (returns) ($5 million), inorganic chemicals ($2 million), edible fruit & nuts (grapes, dried raisin)  ($2 million), miscellaneous grain, seeds, fruit (plants, medicinal, perfume) ($1 million), and coffee, tea & spice (pepper) ($1 million). 
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Uzbekistan totaled $5 million in 2017.

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Uzbekistan was $122 million in 2017, a 57.6% decrease ($165 million) over 2016.

Investment

  • U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Uzbekistan (stock) was $69 million in 2017, a 9.2% decrease from 2016. 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. There is no information on the distribution of Uzbekistan FDI in the U.S. 

NOTE: No services trade data with Uzbekistan are available.

 

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

 

1995

2000

2007

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Total

82.1

198.9

253.3

310.6

383.0

227.3

148.2

348.5

150.4

Exports

63.4

157.7

88.8

284.6

356.4

212.9

138.0

317.9

136.1

Imports

18.7

41.2

164.5

25.9

26.6

14.4

10.3

30.6

14.3

Balance

44.7

116.6

-75.8

258.7

329.8

198.6

127.7

287.3

121.8

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

 

1995

2000

2007

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Total

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Exports

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Imports

0.2

1.7

1.9

3.2

3.9

8.4

4.3

4.2

5.2

Balance

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

 

 

1995

2000

2007

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Total

NA

172.0

221.2

276.1

360.7

169.0

87.8

320.1

63.7

Exports

NA

140.6

59.6

252.8

338.7

164.9

80.9

291.9

56.4

Imports

NA

31.4

161.6

23.3

22.1

4.1

6.9

28.3

7.3

Balance

NA

109.2

-102.0

229.5

316.6

160.8

74.0

263.6

49.0


Last updated: July 31, 2018