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Tajikistan

KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Population July 2007 est. 7,076,598
Annual average growth rate of population 2007 est. 1.90%
Literacy Yr. 2000 99.50%
Annual rate of inflation 2006 est. 7.50%
GDP 2006 est. US$ 2.07 billion
GDP growth rate 2006 est. 7%
GDP composition by sector 2006 est.  
Agriculture   22.70%
Industry   28.50%
Services   48.80%
GDP (per capita) on purchasing power parity 2006 est. US$1,300
Currency   SOMONI
Conversion rate (Tajikistani Somoni per USD) Yr. 2006 3.3
Growth rate of various sectors Yr. 2006 Agriculture (3.6%) Industry (48.6%) Services (-2.8%)
Total export Yr. 2005 US$ 746.72 million
Total import Yr. 2005 US$ 1010.84 million
Current Account Convertibility   Full
Trade Route   By sea to Bandar Abbas (Iran) & by surface to Tajikistan By Air via Kabul/ Istanbul/Almaty/ Sharjah/Moscow to Dushanbe

INDIA'S BILATERAL TRADE WITH TAJIKISTAN

Value in million USD

Year 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 (Provisional Figures)
EXPORTS
India's Total Export 43,826.73 52,719.43 63,842.97 83,535.94 103,090.54 126,331.10
Exports to Tajikistan 1.22 8.65 4.47 6.59 6.24 7.46
%age Growth   606.12 -48.34 47.54 -5.32 19.55
%age Growth in India's Exports   20.29 21.1 30.85 23.41 22.54
%age Share in Total Exports 0.003 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.006
IMPORTS
India's Total Import 51,413.29 61,412.13 78,149.61 111,517.44 149,165.73 190,556.00
Imports from Tajikistan 1.34 0.08 3.95 4.09 5.89 8.05
%age Growth   -93.91 4,751.83 3.37 44.11 36.67
%age Growth in India's Imports   10.66 61.93 37.84 52.88 27.74
%age share in India's Imports 0.003 0.0001 0.01 0.003 0.004 0.004
TRADE BALANCE
with Tajikistan -0.12 8.57 0.52 2.5 0.35 -0.59
with World -7,586.6 -8,692.7 -14,307 -27,981.5 -46,075.2 -64,224.9

Source :Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics, Govt. of India

COMPARATIVE TREND ANALYSIS OF INDIA'S SHARE AS A SUPPLIER

Value in million USD

Year Global Imports Imports from India India India's %age Share in Tajikistan's Total Imports
2002 312.18 8.61 2.76
2003 631.07 4.41 0.70
2004 829.07 6.20 0.75
2005 1010.85 6.27 0.62

TOP 20 PRODUCT GROUPS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF TAJIKISTAN (YR. 2005)

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value % age Share of the Product Group in Tajikistan's Total Imports Value of Imports from India India's % age Share %age Share of Intra-CIS Imports Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
28 Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes 144.321 14.28 0.017 0.012 96.81 Azerbaijan 53.46
Russia 17.9
Ukraine 13.58
27 Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, etc 109.214 10.80 0 0 95.9 Russia 52.19
Kazakhstan 36.87
Kyrgyzstan 3.62
85 Electrical, electronic equipment 88.249 8.73 0.139 0.16 31.41 China 37.22
Russia 14.46
Ukraine 1.72
11 Milling products, malt, starches, insulin, wheat gluten 51.868 5.13 0 0 89.01 Kazakhstan 86.32
USA 10.09
Russia 2.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 51.302 5.07 0.072 0.14 36.23 Russia 28.51
China 1.77
Germany 1.61
87 Vehicles other than railway, tramway 46.475 4.60 0.02 0.04 43.68 Russia 25.61
Lithuania 19.92
Republic of Korea 15.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 42.272 4.18 0 0 12.56 Iran 28.35
Lithuania 23.05
Poland 16.95
44 Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal 36.133 3.57 0 0 96.05 Russia 95.05
Italy 1.17
China 1.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27.825 2.75 0.405 1.46 23.44 China 29.18
Iran 24.77
Turkey 13.3
10 Cereals 24.122 2.39 0 0 99.08 Kazakhstan 98.98
China 0.53
Pakistan 0.39
73 Articles of iron or steel 21.797 2.16 0.005 0.023 57 Russia 49.14
Iran 11.09
China 10.81
61 Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet 18.494 1.83 2.112 1.42 3.19 China 62.59
Iran 18.7
India 1.42
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17.997 1.78 0 0 0.59 Turkey 71.88
Iran 27.13
Kyrgyzstan 0.38
99 Commodities not elsewhere specified 17.231 1.70 0.025 0.15 0.15 USA 91.83
China 5.61
Turkey 1.12
68 Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica, etc articles 16.985 1.68 0.267 1.57 68.96 Russia 28
China 26.52
Kyrgyzstan 26.13
34 Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modeling pastes 14.771 1.46 0.005 0.033 25.61 Iran 39.67
Turkey 28.73
Russia 13.93
70 Glass and glassware 14.757 1.46 0 0 8.06 China 81.45
Iran 5.97
Kyrgyzstan 5.11
19 Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products 13.547 1.34 0 0 43.49 Iran 49.0
Russia 35.03
Kazakhstan 4.69
72 Iron and steel 13.403 1.33 0 0 69.12 Russia 59.6
China 15.05
Iran 10.06
94 Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings 13.02 1.29 0 0 23.88 China 53.78
Belarus 13.13
Russia 8.71

TOP PRODUCT GROUPS OF COUNTRY'S EXPORTS TO INDIA (YR.2005)

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Exports Exports to India India's %age Share in Total Exports of the Country
52 Cotton 162.84 5.808 3.57
50 Silk 0.29 0.057 19.39
33 Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries 0.03 0.034 100.00

TOP 20 PRODUCT GROUPS OF INDIA'S EXPORTS TO TAJIKISTAN (YR. 2006)

Value in million USD

HS Code Description India's Global Exports India's Exports to Tajikistan Tajikistan's %age Share in India's Exports of the Item Rank of the product group in top 20 of Tajikistan's Global Imports
61 Knit Apparel 3524.50 1.951 0.06 12
30 Pharmaceutical Products 3000.65 1.457 0.05  
02 Meat 696.03 1.038 0.15  
39 Plastic 2660.63 0.317 0.01 9
09 Spices, Coffee and Tea 1125.93 0.301 0.03  
68 Stone, Plaster, Cement, etc 779.17 0.265 0.03 15
84 Machinery 4979.45 0.241 0.005 5
62 Woven Apparel 5423.94 0.235 0.004  
87 Vehicles, Not Railway 3665.69 0.226 0.01 6
73 Iron/Steel Products 3240.16 0.195 0.01 11
85 Electrical Machinery 3757.62 0.123 0.003 3
38 Misc. Chemical Products 1102.82 0.095 0.01  
90 Optic, Not 8544;Med Instruments 789.22 0.089 0.01  
33 Perfumery, Cosmetic, etc 531.29 0.067 0.01  
40 Rubber 1195.88 0.047 0.004  
99 Other special impr Provisions 1116.29 0.029 0.003 14
97 Art And Antiques 435.96 0.029 0.01  
71 Precious Stones, Metals 15914.58 0.029 0.002  
25 Salt; Sulfur; Earth, Stone 1033.62 0.022 0.002  
49 Book + Newspaper; Manuscript 163.12 0.019 0.01  

Detailed Analysis (at 4 digit HS Code Level) for top 4 Product Groups of India's Exports to Tajikistan: Global Imports, Imports from India, Intra-CIS Imports, Potential Trade & Top 3 suppliers

Top 4 Product Groups namely Knit Apparel, Pharmaceuticals, Meat & Plastics constituting 69.3% share in India's total Exports to Tajikistan. 

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF TAJIKISTAN FOR KNIT APPAREL (HS CODE 61) YEAR 2005

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the item in Country's Imports of the Product Group Value of Imports from India India's Global Exports Value of Intra-CIS Imports Potential Trade for India Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
6103 Men's suits, jackets, trousers etc &shorts, knit/ crocheted 6.16 33.29 0.051 125.846 0 6.107 China 62.37
Iran 35.50
Turkey 1.28
6115

 

Panty hose, tights, stockings & other hosiery, knitted or crocheted 3.11

 

16.83 0 37.552 0.133 3.114 China 87.70
Turkey 4.91
Kyrgyzstan 3.79

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF TAJIKISTAN FOR PHARMACEUTICALS (HS CODE 30) YEAR 2005 

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the item in Country's Imports of the Product Group Value of Imports from India India's Global Exports Value of Intra-CIS Imports Potential Trade for India Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
3004 Medicament mixtures (not 3002, 3005,3006), put in dosage 8.365 86.33 1.303 2458.59 4.08 7.062 Russia 38.92
UK 19.69
India 15.58
3002 Human & animal blood; antisera, vaccines, toxins, micro- organism cultures 0.68 7.02 0.178 172.57 0.168 0.502 India 26.18
France 22.35
Russia 13.82

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF TAJIKISTAN FOR MEAT, EDIBLE MEAT OFFAL (HS CODE 02) YEAR 2005

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the item in Country's Imports of the Product Group Value of Imports from India India's Global Exports Value of Intra-CIS Imports Potential Trade for India Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
0207 Meat & edible offal of poultry meat 1.678 81.0628 0 0.782 0.056 0.782 Brazil 46.72
Turkey 22.29
USA 21.87
0202 Meat of bovine animals, frozen 0.39 18.8406 0.242 655.603   0.148 India 62.05
Brazil 37.95

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF TAJIKISTAN FOR PLASTICS  (HS CODE 39) YEAR 2005

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the item in Country's Imports of the Product Group Value of Imports from India India's Global Exports Value of Intra-CIS Imports Potential Trade for India Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
3923 Plastic packing goods or closures stoppers, lids, caps, closures, plastic containers 5.22 18.76 0.36 250.70 1.49 4.86 China 65.75
Kyrgyzstan 12.42
Kazakhstan 7.99
3918 Floor, wall & ceiling coverings in rolls or tiles, of plastics,nes 4.32 15.54 0 40.75 0.05 4.32 China 86.59
Turkey 12.26
Russia 1.16

TRADE FAIRS & EXHIBITIONS TO BE HELD IN TAJIKISTAN

City/Venue Event Name & Details Date
State Complex "Kokhi Borbad", Dushanbe INTERFOOD TAJIKISTAN 2007

2nd International Exhibition for Food & Drinks, Food & Drink Technology, Agriculture, Packaging Technology & Materials and Ingredients

04.10-06.10.2007
- Do - InfoCom Tajikistan 2007 3rd International Exhibition "Telecommunications, Information and Computer Technologies 04.10-06.10.2007
- Do - Tajikistan Infrastructure 2007 2nd International Exhibition and Conference "Tajikistan Infrastructure" 04.10-06.10.2007
- Do - TAJIKBUILD 2007 4th International Exhibition for Construction and Interior Design 18.10-20.10.2007

Useful Websites

www.tajik-gateway.org  General Information on Tajikistan, Geography, Economy, Tourism & International Organisations
www.mid.tj  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Tajikistan
www.tpp.tj  Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Republic of Tajikistan
http://www.bisnis.doc. gov/bisnis/country tajikistan.cfm    Overview/useful contacts/tenders/events/ reports/market updates etc.

KEY CONTACTS

Mr. Amar Sinha
Ambassador , Embassy of India
45, Bukhoro Street, Dushanbe
Tajikistan
Telephone: 00-992-37-2214626/2213918
Fax:00-992-37-2510035
e-mail: amb.dushanbe@mea.gov.in  hoc.dushanbe@mea.gov.in,
Website: www.indianembassy.tj  

Mr. Salohiddin Nasriddinov
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary
Embassy of Tajikistan
E - 12/6, Vasant Vihar
New Delhi - 110057
Telephone: 91-11-26154282
Fax: 91-11-26154282
E-mail : tajembindia@yahoo.com
Website: www.tajikembassy.in 

 
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