China has become the largest foreign investor in Uzbekistan’s economy for the first half of 2023.
In total, during the first six months of this year, investors poured $11.4 billion into the country, which amounts to 139.1 trillion Uzbekistani som. Out of this total, $4.8 billion, or 59 trillion som, which is 42.4% of the overall volume, accounts for foreign investments and credits directed towards the primary capital.
The top three countries from which Uzbekistan received the most investments in 2023 are as follows:
- China – 20.5%
- Russia – 18.8%
- Turkiye – 6.2%
Source : Azernews