Growth of Tajikistan’s economy provided by industrial sector

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DUSHANBE, 24.07.2017 /NIAT Khovar/. In the first half of this year, the country's gross domestic product amounted to more than 24 billion TJS, and its real growth � 6%. The growth of the country's economy was mainly provided by the industrial sector � 21.3%, the agricultural sector � 6.4% and trade-retail turnover � 3.6%. It was announced today at the press conference by the First Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Tajikistan Jamoliddin Nuraliev.

According to official data, the inflation rate for the 6 months of this year made 5.9%, compared to the same period last year more than 2.8 percentage points, he said.

The inflation during this period was mainly caused by rising prices of food products � 8.3%, non-food products � 1.3% and services � 4.9%.

Meanwhile, the foreign trade turnover for this period amounted to 1.6 billion USD and compared to the last year increased by 37.5 million USD, or 2.4%.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan