Trade and Economic Cooperation

Trade between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan is carried out on the basis of the Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on free trade (Bishkek, January 19, 1999).

For 2017 the foreign trade turnover of the Kyrgyz Republic with the Republic of Tajikistan amounted to $ 38.8 million. Imports from Tajikistan amounted to $ 14.5 million, and exports to $ 24.3 million.

The volume of foreign trade goods turnover of the Kyrgyz Republic with the Republic of Tajikistan for January-April 2018, according to the Statistics Committee of the Republic of Tajikistan, amounted to $ 19.5 million and increased 3.8 times compared to the same period. Exports from Tajikistan to the Kyrgyz Republic amounted to 3.4 million, and imports from the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Tajikistan amounted to $ 16 million.

The main export articles: live animals, various foodstuffs, coal, petroleum products, cement, and others. Different finished products.

The main imports are: electricity, glass, raw silk, cotton yarn, non-ferrous metals (aluminum).

Kyrgyz-Tajik Intergovernmental Commission for Integrated Bilateral Issues: A total of 16 IGC meetings have been held so far.

The first meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission was held on November 5, 1997 in Osh. The last 16th meeting of the Commission was held March 18-19, 2018 in Dushanbe.

During the last meeting of the IPC, issues of trade and economic cooperation, as well as in the field of industry, energy, water resources use, transport, education and science were considered.

From the moment of independence, the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan signed the main agreements on avoiding double taxation and preventing tax evasion on income and capital (Bishkek, May 6, 1998), on the principles of collecting indirect taxes on the export and import of goods (works, services) (Bishkek, May 6, 1998), free trade (Bishkek, January 19, 2000), promotion and mutual protection of investments. (Bishkek, January 19, 2000).

In the course of the official visit of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic S. Zheenbekov to Tajikistan on February 1-2, 2018, the parties signed a program of trade and economic cooperation between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan.