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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 TypeUnitary presidential constitutional secular republic
Official LanguagesUzbek, Karakalpak
CurrencyUzbekistani so?m, UZS
Phone Code +998
Important CitiesSamarkand,Namangan, Andijan, Bukhara, Nukus, Qarshi, Ferghana, Jizzakh, Navoiy
National DayIndependence Day (1st Sept)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking69 (Easy)
Primary Industriestextiles, food processing, machine building, metallurgy, mining, hydrocarbon extraction, chemicals
Major Exportsenergy products, cotton, gold, mineral fertilizers, ferrous and nonferrous metals, textiles, foodstuffs, machinery, automobiles
Major Exports to IndiaFuels, Wood, Plastic or Rubber, Machinery and Electricals, Hides and skins, Textiles and Clothing, Chemicals, Minerals, Raw materials, Vegetables
Major Importsmachinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, ferrous and nonferrous metals
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Plastic or Rubber, Vegetables, Textiles and Clothing, Metals, Raw materials, Stone and Glass, Wood, Minerals
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA), Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)
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)
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)