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Uzbekistan

U.S.-Uzbekistan Trade Facts

In 2018, Uzbekistan GDP was an estimated $41.2 billion (current market exchange rates); real GDP was up by an estimated 5.0%; and the population was 33 million. (Source: IMF)

Uzbekistan is currently our 142nd largest goods trading partner with $315 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2018. Goods exports totaled $296 million; goods imports totaled $18 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Uzbekistan was $278 million in 2018.

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' 119th largest goods export market in 2018.
     
  • U.S. goods exports to Uzbekistan in 2018 were $296 million, up 117.8% ($160 million) from 2017 but down 1.4% from 2008. 
     
  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2018 were: aircraft ($172 million), special other (articles donated for relief) ($51 million), machinery ($33 million), rubber ($15 million), and electrical machinery ($7 million).
     
  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Uzbekistan totaled $6 million in 2017.

Imports

  • Uzbekistan was the United States' 159th largest supplier of goods imports in 2018.
     
  • U.S. goods imports from Uzbekistan totaled $18 million in 2018, up 28.4% ($4 million) from 2017, but down 93.7% from 2008. 
     
  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2018 were: special other (returns) ($7 million), edible fruit & nuts (grapes, dried raisin)  ($3 million), vegetables (legums) ($2 million), inorganic chemicals ($1 million), and coffee, tea & spice (pepper) ($991 thousand).
     
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Uzbekistan totaled $7 million in 2018.

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Uzbekistan was $278 million in 2018, a 128.2% increase ($156 million) over 2017.

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

2008

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Total

82.1

198.9

592.9

383.0

227.3

148.2

348.5

150.4

314.7

Exports

63.4

157.7

300.7

356.4

212.9

138.0

317.9

136.1

296.4

Imports

18.7

41.2

292.2

26.6

14.4

10.3

30.6

14.3

18.3

Balance

44.7

116.6

8.4

329.8

198.6

127.7

287.3

121.8

278.0

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

 

1995

2000

2008

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Total

NA

172.0

515.6

360.7

169.0

87.8

320.1

63.7

254.8

Exports

NA

140.6

226.3

338.7

164.9

80.9

291.9

56.4

244.6

Imports

NA

31.4

289.3

22.1

4.1

6.9

28.3

7.3

10.3

Balance

NA

109.2

-63.0

316.6

160.8

74.0

263.6

49.0

234.3

Last updated: March 20, 2019