Uzbekistan and Afghanistan in the first half of the year, despite the pandemic, increased trade by 24%

August 18, 2020, 3:46

In order to ensure the uninterrupted transit of food and medicine, the country has ensured the operation of checkpoints on the Uzbek-Afghan border as usual and extended the period for granting discounts up to 50% for the transportation of goods through Uzbekistan to / from Afghanistan and for 2020. ...

 During this period, mutual trade grew by 24%, amounting to $ 332.9 million. Railway traffic increased by 50.7%, reaching 2.2 million tons.