Uzbekistan's foreign trade turnover in 2021 increased by 16%.
The volume of exports in 2021 amounted to $16.6 billion, showing an increase of 10%, imports - $25.46 billion, which was 20.4% more than in the previous year. In the structure of exports, manufactured goods, including copper and steel, took first place, overtaking gold.
Uzbekistan's main foreign trade partners remain Russia (17.9% of total turnover), China (17.7%), Kazakhstan (9.3%), Turkey (8.1%) and South Korea (4.5%).
The main export items in 2021 were industrial goods (26.1% of total exports), gold (24.7%), services (15.3%) and food products (8.3%).
The main import items of Uzbekistan last year remained machinery and equipment (32.4%, 5.2% less than in 2020), manufactured goods (18.5%), chemical products (14.3%), food products (9.9%) and services (6.8%).