Tajikistan: Economy

Tajikistan’s gross domestic product grew by 6.6% in the first half of 2016, up from 6.4% in the same period of 2015. Industry expanded by 12.1% versus 14.2% a year earlier, reflecting increases of 50.0% in extraction, 8.1% in processing, and 3.4% in electricity. Aluminum exports in the first half of 2016 reached 73,500 tons, or 20% above in the same period of 2015. Construction grew by 18.9%, fuelled by public and foreign investment, while trade and services expanded by 3.4%. Good weather contributed to a 9.9% rise in agriculture. Read more from Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update


Economic forecasts for Central Asian countries

Country 2016 2017
Armenia 2.0 2.3
Azerbaijan -2.5 1.0
Georgia 3.0 4.0
Kazakhstan 0.1 1.0
Kyrgyz Republic 1.0 2.0
Tajikistan 3.8 4.0
Turkmenistan 5.5 5.5
Uzbekistan 6.9 7.3
Average 1.5 2.6
Country 2016 2017
Armenia 1.5 4.0
Azerbaijan 12.0 5.2
Georgia 3.0 4.0
Kazakhstan 14.7 6.0
Kyrgyz Republic 5.0 4.4
Tajikistan 8.5 7.5
Turkmenistan 5.0 4.4
Uzbekistan 10.0 11.0
Average 11.5 6.4
Country 2016 2017
Armenia -4.8 -5.0
Azerbaijan -0.6 1.5
Georgia -12.0 -11.5
Kazakhstan -5.5 -4.9
Kyrgyz Republic -17.0 -15.0
Tajikistan -4.8 -5.5
Turkmenistan -13.3 -10.0
Uzbekistan 0.2 0.8
Average -5.0 -3.9

Source: Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update