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Astana, Kazakhstan • 13 September 2023

Kazakh Delegation to Dushanbe Signs Export Contracts Worth $82.1M

Domestic enterprises offered to export machinery, foods, chemicals, and manufactured produce to Tajikistan

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The Kazakh trade mission to Dushanbe signed export contracts worth $82.1 million, QazMonitor reports citing the Ministry of Trade and Integration.

On September 10-12, the capital of Tajikistan hosted B2B meetings, attended by 22 Kazakh enterprises offering export products in the machine building, food, chemical, and manufacturing industries. The national delegation visited local industrial and agricultural enterprises, as well as retail chains.

Currently, Kazakhstan's exports to the Tajik market include commodities such as wheat, sunflower oil, hot rolled bars of non-alloy steel, petroleum products, and more, while imports from Tajikistan comprise vegetables, fresh and dried fruits, and nuts. During the meeting, domestic entrepreneurs expressed their readiness to supply Tajik consumers with products across 60 different goods.

Akhliddin Nuriddinzoda, the Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Tajikistan, highlighted Kazakhstan’s position as the second-largest trading partner of his country.

“We consider Kazakhstan our most important and reliable partner. Our relations are developing dynamically and cover various areas. I sincerely hope that this event will noticeably intensifiy trade and economic cooperation between our countries,” said Nuriddinzoda.

In 1H of 2023, the mutual trade turnover between the two countries reached $557.4 million. Deliveries of Kazakh goods to Tajikistan increased by 6.9% reaching $387.2 million, while import volumes decreased by 33.3% to $170.2 million.

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