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About Tajikistan

Tajikistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia. The pre-Soviet Union country though gained independence in 1991 was subjected to a civil war from 1992 until 1997. The country is known for rugged mountains, popular for hiking and climbing.

Economically the country’s primary GDP is from the immigrant population which works in other countries (primarily Russia). The country has a fragile economy due to corruption and bad reforms.

Tajikistan is also known for exports of aluminium and cotton.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionCIS Region
Capital CityDushanbe
Government TypePresidential Republic
Official LanguagesTajik, Russian
CurrencyTajikistani somoni, TJS
Phone Code +992
Important CitiesKhujand, Kulob, Qurghonteppa, Istaravshan, Vahdat, Konibodom, Tursunzoda, Isfara, Panjakent
National DayIndependence Day (9th Sept)
GDP (nominal)USD 11.816 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking106
Primary Industriesprocessing of rubber, tea, coconuts, tobacco and other agricultural commodities,  telecommunications,  insurance, banking; tourism, shipping; clothing, textiles, cement, petroleum refining, information technology services, construction
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsUzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Afghanistan
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Commonwealth of Independent States(CIS), Collective Security Treaty Organization(CSTO), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), Economic Cooperation Organization(ECO), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Organisation of African Unity(OAU)
Major ExportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Gems & Jewellery, Silk & Textiles, Fruits and Nuts, Fashion and Apparel, Chemical Products, Vegetables and Related Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Cereals & Pulses, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Machinery & Appliances, Hides, Leather & Tannery
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Cereals & Pulses, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Wood and Pulp, Plastics and Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Pharmaceutical Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Chemical Products, Aviation Vehicles, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Ceramic Products, Retail & Fmcg Products, Books and Papers
Total Exports ValueUSD 2.330 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 5.183 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 2.853 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with Indiabilateral relations, Bilateral cooperation, bilateral trade has been comparatively low
Major Exports to IndiaMachinery & Appliances, Aviation Vehicles, Fruits and Nuts, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Silk & Textiles, Cosmetics and Accessories, Building & Construction Products & Services, Ceramic Products, Glass and glassware, Gems & Jewellery, Mining, Metals & Minerals
Major Imports from IndiaFood & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Pharmaceutical Products, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Chemical Products, Building & Construction Products & Services, Spices, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Cereals & Pulses, Aviation Vehicles, Books and Papers, Vegetables and Related Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Other Products, Plastics and Products, Silk & Textiles, Rubber and Products
India's Imports ValueUSD 0.52 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 49.4 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 48.88 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for TajikistanEmbassy of India
H.E. Viraj Singh
Honourable Ambassador
45, Bukhoro Street, Dushanbe
992 (37) 2217172

Embassy Details of Tajikistan in IndiaEmbassy of Tajikistan
H.E. Mr. Lukmon Bobokalonzoda
F-3/16, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi-110057
+91-11- 2615 4282 (O)