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About Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is a former Soviet Union country in the Central Asian region. Uzbekistan has a diverse cultural heritage due to its storied history and strategic location on the Silk Route.

The economy of the country is primarily mining having good gold, copper, and uranium deposits. the country also produces natural gas. The Agriculture sector is relatively minimal.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionCIS Region
Capital CityTashkent
Government TypePresidential Republic
Official LanguagesUzbek, Karakalpak
CurrencyUzbek sum (UZS)
Phone Code +998
Important CitiesSamarkand,Namangan, Andijan, Bukhara, Nukus, Qarshi, Ferghana, Jizzakh, Navoiy
National DayIndependence Day (1st Sept)
GDP (nominal)USD 90.392 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking69
Primary Industriestextiles, food processing, machine building, metallurgy, mining, hydrocarbon extraction, chemicals
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsKazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States(CCTS), Commonwealth of Independent States(CIS), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), Economic Cooperation Organization(ECO), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO), International Organization of Turkic Culture(TURKSOY), United Nations(UN)
Major ExportsGems & Jewellery, Silk & Textiles, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Fashion and Apparel, Fruits and Nuts, Vegetables and Related Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Plastics and Products, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Other Products, Cereals & Pulses, Electrical Products, Chemical Products, Ceramic Products
Major ImportsMachinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Plastics and Products, Wood and Pulp, Cereals & Pulses, Edible Oils & Seeds, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Rubber and Products, Books and Papers, Aviation Vehicles, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Household Items & Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 15.287 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 28.264 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 12.977 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA), Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)
Major Exports to IndiaVegetables and Related Products, Silk & Textiles, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Wood and Pulp, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Aviation Vehicles, Chemical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Machinery & Appliances, Edible Oils & Seeds, Household Items & Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Live Animals and Animal Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Fruits and Nuts, Rubber and Products
Major Imports from IndiaPharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Chemical Products, Plastics and Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Ceramic Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Rubber and Products, Building & Construction Products & Services, Spices, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Other Products, Fashion and Apparel, Books and Papers
India's Imports ValueUSD 48.4 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 283.31 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 234.91 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for UzbekistanEmbassy of India
H.E. Manish Prabhat
Honourable Ambassador
16 Kara-Bulak (Vakhshskaya) Street, Mirzo Ulugbek district, Tashkent-100 052, Uzbekistan
(998-78) 1400983 ; 1400997: 1400998

Embassy Details of Uzbekistan in IndiaEmbassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan
H.E. Mr. Aziz Baratov
Charge d Affaires
EP 40, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2467 0774, 2467 0775, 2410 5640 (O)

Hony. Consulate of Uzbekistan in Mumbai
H.E. Mr. Vijay Goverdhandas Kalantri
Honorary Consul
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of, Uzbekistan, New Excelsior Building, 6th Floor, A.K. Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001
+91-22-22074824/25 (O)