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Uzbekistan

KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Population July 2007 est. 27,780,059
Annual average growth rate of population 2007 est. 1.732%
Literacy 2003 est. 99.30%
Annual rate of inflation 2006 7.60%
GDP 2003 est. US$10.83 billion
GDP growth rate 2003 est. 7.3%
GDP composition by sector 2006 est.  
Agriculture   31.10%
Industry   25.70%
Services   43.20%
GDP (per capita) on purchasing power parity 2006 est. US$2,000
Currency Uzbekistani Soum
Conversion rate (Uzbekistani Soum per USD) Yr. 2006 12.198
Growth rate of various sectors Yr. 2006 Agr. (-10.1%) 
Industry (7.3%) Services (32.9%)
Total export Yr. 2005 US$ 3392.21 million
Total import Yr. 2005 US$ 3220.75 million
Current Account Convertibility   Full
Trade Route   By sea to Bandar Abbas (Iran) & by surface to Uzbekistan

INDIA'S BILATERAL TRADE WITH UZBEKISTAN

Value in million US

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 Uzbekistan 6.53 5.08 15.14 21.35 24.44 29.68
%Growth   -22.32 198.33 40.96 14.49 21.44
%Growth in India's Exports   20.29 21.1 30.85 23.41 22.54
%Share in total exports 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.02 0.02
IMPORTS
India's Total Import 51,413.29 61,412.13 78,149.61 111,517.44 149,165.73 190,566.00
Imports from Uzbekistan 17.27 20.54 111 31.46 26.13 33.88
%Growth   18.96 34.82 13.58 -16.93 29.66
%Growth in India's Imports   19.45 27.25 42.7 33.76 27.75
%Share in total imports 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.03 0.02 0.02
TRADE BALANCE
with Uzbekistan -10.74 -15.46 -12.56 -10.11 -1.69 -4.2
with world -7,586.6 -8,692.7 -14,307 -27,981.5 -46,075.2 -64,234.9

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's %age Share in Uzbekistan's Total Imports
2002 1878.98 5.05 0.27
2003 2279.55 14.95 0.66
2004 2891.37 19.49 0.67
2005 3220.75 24.53 0.76

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

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value % age Share of the Product Group in Uzbekistan's Total Imports Value of Imports from India India's % age Share %age Share of Intra-CIS Imports Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 659.207 20.47 1.609 0.24 31.11 Russia 22.9
Germany 18.67
South Korea 13.21
87 Vehicles other than railway, tramway 471.289 14.63 0.309 0.07 17.73 South Korea 66.47
Russia 13.2
Romania 4.64
85 Electrical, electronic equipment 232.52 7.22 0.14 0.06 26.38 China 29.88
Russia 20.54
Germany 1.86
72 Iron and steel 168.597 5.23 0.219 0.13 85.45 Russia 60.14
Kazakhstan 14.61
Ukraine 9.16
73 Articles of iron or steel 145.144 4.51 0.283 0.19 79.27 Russia 55.96
Ukraine 20.49
Turkey 3.43
44 Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal 140.357 4.36 0 0 92.06 Russia 86.93
Belarus 4.09
Latvia 2.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 111.981 3.48 9.834 8.78 44.38 Russia 29.43
Germany 12.04
India 8.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 96.961 3.01 0.34 0.35 31.01 Russia 24.17
South Korea 20.16
Turkey 14.79
27 Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, etc 93.471 2.90 0 0 88.39 Kazakhstan 83.94
Russia 3.6
Belgium 1.92
90 Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 79.6 2.47 0.88 1.11 34.37 Russia 30.11
China 21.57
Germany 21.18
40 Rubber and articles thereof 74.517 2.31 0.386 0.52 59.32 Russia 50.59
Czech Rep. 12.42
Japan 7.73
11 Milling products, malt, starches, insulin, wheat gluten 72.609 2.25 0 0 97.28 Kazakhstan 91.93  
Belarus  2.92
Russia   2.01
99 Commodities not elsewhere specified 63.757 1.98 0.165 0.26 0.45 USA 43.9
Germany 42.17
Japan 9.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 50.208 1.56 0.444 0.88 33.25 Kazakhstan 32.57
Poland 32.14
Lithuania 17.93
48 Paper & paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board 47.955 1.49 2.8 5.84 52.22 Russia 42.3
Turkey 9.47
Finland 8.43
32 Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derives, pigments etc 38.001 1.18 0.596 1.57 40.51 Russia 29.76
South Korea 12.4
Switzerland 1.86
94 Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings 37.294 1.16 0.012 0.03 9.54 South Korea 37.85
Germany 12.94
Italy 12.84
26 Ores, slag and ash 35.951 1.12 0 0 49.68 Kazakhstan 40.35
Mongolia 40.27
Iran 10.03
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 32.948 1.02 0.043 0.13 38.33 Russia 31.05
France 16.55
China 13.17
29 Organic chemicals

 

28.921 0.90 0.98 3.39 66.11 Russia 58.03
China 15.88
Ukraine 7.17

TOP 20 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
79 Zinc and articles thereof 28.51 16.02 56.21
71 Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc. 270.65 4.77 1.76
52 Cotton 871.89 3.22 0.37
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 115.32 0.88 0.76
50 Silk 3.50 0.66 18.86
55 Manmade staple fibres 1.80 0.29 16.30
31 Fertilizers 52.71 0.16 0.31
51 Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof 2.36 0.09 3.85
29 Organic chemicals 3.93 0.04 0.89
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1.04 0.03 2.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 90.01 0.02 0.02
12 Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruit, etc, nes 12.54 0.01 0.11
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.08 0.01 12.66

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

Value in million USD

HS Code Description   India's Global Exports India's Exports to Uzbekistan   Uzbekist­an's %age Share in India's Exports of the Item   Rank of the Product Group in Top 20 of Uzbekistan's Global Imports  
30   Pharmaceutical Products   3000.65   11.060   0.37   7
84   Machinery   4979.45 3.965   0.08  1  
48   Paper, Paperboard   435.57   3.562   0.82   15
02   Meat   696.03   1.166   0.17    
29   Organic Chemicals   5792.06   0.868   0.01   20  
87 Vehicles, Not Railway   3665.69   0.863   0.02   2  
90   Optic, Not 8544;Med Instruments   789.22 0.859   0.11   10  
09   Spices, Coffee AndTea   125.93   0.640   0.06    
83 Miscellaneous Articles of Base Metal   261.07   0.626   0.24    
73   Iron/Steel Products   3240.16   0.553   0.02 5  
39 Plastic 2660.63 0.531 0.02  
17 Sugars 678.50 0.528 0.08 14
94 Furniture and Bedding 385.79 0.373 0.10 17
32 Tanning, Dye, Paint, Putty 973.73 0.326 0.03 16
40 Rubber 1195.88 0.317 0.03  
24 Tobacco 365.51 0.309 0.08  
72 I ron And Steel 5187.22 0.279 0.01 4
85 Electrical Machinery 3757.62 0.164 0.004 3
96 Miscellaneous Manufactures 192.79 0.127 0.07  
98 Special Other 152.03 0.093 0.06  

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

4 Product Groups namely Pharmaceuticals, Machinery, Paper/Paperboard, Meat constitute 71.15% share in India's total Exports to Uzbekistan.

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF UZBEKISTAN 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 100.145 89.49 8.463 2458.59 45.22 91.682 Russia 30.85
Germany 12.86
Ukraine 8.89
3002 Human & animal blood; antisera, vaccines 7.021 6.27 0.223 172.57 3.825 6.798 Belarus 25.24
Russia 24.50
Belgium 11.54

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF UZBEKISTAN FOR MACHINERY (HS CODE 84) 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
8407 Engines, spark- ignition reciprocating or rotary int. combust. Piston 76.81 11.650 0 17.90 0.19 17.90 Republic of Korea 97.50
Turkey 1.92
Japan 0.30
8471 Automatic data processing machines; optical reader, etc 54.07 8.20 0 214.55 1.76 54.07 Germany 32.96
China 20.23
France 16.03

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF UZBEKISTAN FOR PAPER/ PAPERBOARD (HS CODE 48) 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
4802 Uncoated paper for writing, printing etc. 12.30 25.66 0.00 147.46 10.48 12.30 Russia 84.28
Finland 7.95
Sweden 6.44
4811 Paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding & webs of cellulose fibers, coated, impregnated 6.25 13.02 0.01 19.58 2.46 6.23 Germany 37.98
Ukraine 22.83
Russia 15.58

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF UZBEKISTAN FOR MEAT/ EDIBLE MEAT (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
0203 Meat of swine, fresh, chilled or frozen 6.53 36.19 0 0.58 0 0.58 Brazil 73.53
China 17.53
Germany 5.56
0207 Meat& edible offal of poltry meat 4.76 26.38 0 0.78 0.103 0.78 Turkey 40.24
China 28.59
Brazil 9.21

TRADE FAIRS & EXHIBITIONS TO BE HELD IN UZBEKISTAN

City/Location Event Name & Details Date
Uzbekistan Trans Uzbekistan 2007 02.10-04.10.2007
Uzexpocentre, Tashkent, The 4th Uzbekistan International Exhibition Transport and Logistics  
- Do - Stomatology Uzbekistan 2007

The 3rd International Exhibition on Medicine & Stomatology

10.10-12.10.2007
- Do - AutoMotorShow Uzbekistan 2007 The 4th Automobile International Exhibition on qutomobiles, buses, road constructions, automobile body parts & care products 11.10-14.10.2007
- Do - TextileExpo Uzbekistan 2007

The 4th Central Asian International Exhibition for Light and Textile Industry : Textile & Aewing Machinery

23.10-26.10.2007
- Do - CAITME 2007

The 4th International Exhibition on Spinning, winding, knitting & hosiery machinery, brading & embrodiry machinery, washing & bleaching machinery

24.10-26.10.2007
- Do - Moda Textile Uzbekistan 2007 The 4th International Exhibition on Yarn, Fabric, Knit Fabric, Knit wearing, hosiery, fashion collections & hime textiles 24.10-26.10.2007
- Do - UzAgroExpo 2007

The 3rd International Agricultural Exhibition on Agricultural machines & equipment, equipment for agricultural food processing, storage, agricultural products transport equipment, fertilizers, agricultural insurance, financing etc.

30.10-1.11.2007
- Do - Your Home 2007

The 2nd International Specialized Exhibition "Home appliances & Consumer Electronics"

03.11-05.11.2007
- Do - UzProdTechExpo 2007

The 3rd International Specialized Exhibition Equipment for Food & Processing Technology Hotel Inter-Continental Tashkent, Uzbekistan

19.11-21.11.2007

 

  - Do -  OGU 2008 12th Uzbekistan International Oil & Gas Conference & Showcase   13.5-15.5.2008
Uzexpocentre, Tashkent,

Uzbekistan

CAIPS 2007 International Rescue and Emergency Exhibition 28.02-02.03.2008
- Do - UZBUILD 2008

International Exhibition for Building, Construction and Interior Design

04.03-07.03.2008
- Do - WORLFOOD/WORLDFOODTECH/ INGREDIENTS UZBEKISTAN 2008

8th International Exhibition for Food & Drinks, Food & Drink Technology, Agriculture, Packaging Technology & Materials and Ingredients

25.03-37.03.2008
- Do - TIHE 2008

13th Tashkent Internationale Healthcare Exhibition

23.04-26.04.2008
- Do - BEAUTY UZBEKISTAN / AESTHETICMED 2008

2nd Uzbekistan International Exhibition for Beauty Industry & Aesthetic Medicine

23.04-26.04.2008
- Do - APTEKA EXPO CENTRAL ASIA 2008 3rd Central Asian International Pharma Exhibition

23.04-26.04.2008

Useful Websites

http://www.press-service.uz President's Press-office of Uzbekistan
http://www.gov.uz Portal of the State Authority Republic of Uzbekistan
http://www.mfa.uz Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Uzbekistan
http://www.uza.uz/eng/ Uzbek National Information Agency

KEY CONTACTS

Mr. Skand Ranjan Tayal
Ambassador
Embassy of India
15-16, Kara-Bulak
Uzbekistan
Telephone: 00-998-71 -1400983/97/98
Fax: 00-998-71-1400999/87
E-mail: indhoc@buzton.com  indiaemb@buzton.com consind@buzton.com
Website: www.indembassy.uz

Prof. Saydakmal S. Saydaminov
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary
Embassy of Republic of Uzbekistan
EP - 40, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Marg,
Chanakyapuri
New Delhi- 110021
Telephone: 91 -11-24670774/24670775
Fax: 91-11-24670773
E-mail: info@uzbekembassy.in
Website: www.uzbekembassy.in

 
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