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Kyrgyzstan

In 2016, Kyrgyzstan GDP was an estimated $5.8 billion (current market exchange rates); real GDP was up by an estimated 2.2%; and the population was 6 million. (Source: IMF)

Kyrgyzstan is currently our 188th largest goods trading partner with $23 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Goods exports totaled $20 million; goods imports totaled $3 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Kyrgyzstan was $17 million in 2016.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Kyrgyzstan supported an estimated 1 hundred jobs in 2015 (latest data available).

Exports

Kyrgyzstan was the United States' 186th largest goods export market in 2016.

U.S. goods exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2016 were $20 million, down 37.9% ($12 million) from 2015 and down 72.1% from 2006. 

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: machinery ($6 million), electrical machinery ($2 million), vehicles ($2 million), metal tools, implements, cutlery (razors) ($2 million), and miscellaneous food (other food preparation) ($1 million).

U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Kyrgyzstan totaled $2 million in 2016.

Imports

Kyrgyzstan was the United States' 194th largest supplier of goods imports in 2016.

U.S. goods imports from Kyrgyzstan totaled $3 million in 2016, down 79.7% ($13 million) from 2015, and down 24.6% from 2006. 

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: iron and steel ($2 million), vehicles ($581 thousand), toys and sports equipment ($205 thousand), articles of base metal ($111 thousand), and low value estimates ($103 thousand).

U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Kyrgyzstan totaled $117 thousand in 2016.

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Kyrgyzstan was $17 million in 2016, a 2.9% increase ($474 thousand) over 2015.

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Kyrgyzstan (stock) was $12 million in 2015 (latest data available), unchanged from 2014. There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Kyrgyzstan.

No data on Kyrgyzstan's FDI in the U.S. are available.

NOTE: No services trade data with Kyrgyzstan are available.

 

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

 

1995

2000

2005

2006

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Total

33.0

24.8

35.8

75.5

154.7

109.8

74.1

47.8

23.1

Exports

24.7

22.8

31.1

71.3

145.5

106.3

71.7

32.0

19.9

Imports

8.3

1.9

4.6

4.2

9.3

3.5

2.4

15.8

3.2

Balance

16.3

20.9

26.5

67.0

136.2

102.7

69.3

16.2

16.7

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

 

 

 

2005

2006

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

 

 

Total

0.5

0.6

23.5

18.0

5.9

3.2

2.0

 

 

Exports

0.5

0.5

23.4

17.7

5.8

2.9

1.9

 

 

Imports

0.0

0.1

0.1

0.3

0.1

0.3

0.1

 

 

Balance

0.4

0.3

23.4

17.4

5.7

2.7

1.7

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

 

 

 

2005

2006

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

 

 

Total

18.4

59.8

95.8

65.2

40.6

43.5

21.7

 

 

Exports

13.9

55.8

93.3

63.9

39.2

28.1

18.7

 

 

Imports

4.5

4.1

2.5

1.2

1.4

15.3

3.1

 

 

Balance

9.4

51.7

90.8

62.7

37.7

12.8

15.6

 

Last updated: February 15, 2017