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General introduction

Uzbekistan is a vibrant and picturesque country in the heart of Central Asia. Here are the ancient cities of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz and Termez, in which historical and architectural monuments of the Middle Ages are located, and some are more than 2000 years old.

The Republic of Uzbekistan is located in Central Asia and borders Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. The area of ​​the country is 447.4 thousand square meters. km, population - 35 million people.

The territory of Uzbekistan is a combination of flatland and mountainous terrain. Approximately 75% of the territory is covered by plains, made up of deserts, hills and steppes, which are unsuitable for life. However, the lands of Uzbekistan are rich in minerals. The country is one of the top ten countries in terms of reserves of important minerals, such as copper, potassium, phosphates, etc., and is one of the leading producers of gold, uranium and natural gas.


Tashkent is the more than 2000 years old capital of Uzbekistan and one of the largest cities in Central Asia, home to more than 2.4 million people. Tashkent is the centre of concentration of government authorities, the headquarters of the largest commercial organizations and industry of Uzbekistan. The city is a busy aviation, rail and road hub.


The economy of Uzbekistan is one of the largest in the Central Asian region. In recent years, it has been actively and steadily developing. GDP in 2021 amounted to $397 billion. The basis of exports were industrial goods (26% of total exports), gold and precious metals (25%), services (15%), food products (8%).

Imports: machinery and equipment (32%), finished products (19%), chemical products (14%), food products (10%), services (7%). The main trading partners are Russia (18%), China (18%), Kazakhstan (9%), Turkey (8%), South Korea (5%), Kyrgyzstan (2%) and Turkmenistan (2%). The country's economy is projected to grow by at least 7% in 2022.

Uzbekistan is an agrarian-industrial country. In agriculture, the main activities are cotton, cereals (including wheat, corn and rice), fruits and vegetables, melons and tobacco, sheep and livestock.


Minerals. Uzbekistan is rich in mineral resources and precious metals, including gold, copper, lead, molybdenum, silver, tungsten and zinc. The most commonly mined minerals are copper, uranium and gold. More than 2,700 deposits and promising ore occurrences of various minerals, including about 100 types of mineral raw materials, have been identified in the subsoil.

Uzbekistan is home to the world's largest open-pit gold mine, Muruntau, which in addition to gold contains huge deposits of turquoise and arsenic. Uzbekistan ranks 8th among the gold producing countirs.

In 2021, the World Nuclear Association (WNA) provided a ranking of natural uranium producing countries, where Uzbekistan took 5th place. At the same time, only one enterprise in the country mines and exports uranium - the Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combine. The republic does not have its own nuclear industry and exports all the low-enriched uranium it produces.

Office location

LV Logistics Caspian FE LLC
8A Afrosiyob street
DMAAR Plaza, R 103
Mirabad district
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Tel: +998 78 555 0025

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Jabrayil Maharramov
Country director
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