TRADE BETWEEN TAJIKISTAN AND RUSSIA AMOUNTS TO $800 MILLION

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DUSHANBE,  In first ten months of 2020, trade turnover between Tajikistan and Russia has amounted to over $800 million. This was stated by the Russian Ambassador to Tajikistan Igor Lyakin-Frolov at the press conference yesterday.

According to him, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected trade and economic cooperation between the states, and accounts for the 6% decrease in trade compared to the previous year.

Meanwhile, according to the Russian Ambassador, the physical volume of trade has increased by 25%.

Fuel, lubricants, food, construction materials, equipment, agricultural machinery made up the majority of the traded products.

However, despite the pandemic, Lyakin-Frolov noted that the plans and measures outlined between Tajikistan and Russia were carried out through face to face meetings, as well as online.

 

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan