Trends and Patterns in Foreign Trade of Central Asian Countries
Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last revised: 5 Mar 2021
Date Written: 2012
One of the most important factors of economic development is foreign trade, and Central Asian economies are heavily dependent on trade.
The paper discusses recent trends and patterns in the total and intraregional trade of Central Asia (including Afghanistan) and assesses their importance and policy implications. The analysis covers both formal and informal trade flows.
Keywords: Trade in Central Asia, Afghanistan, resource dependence, informal trade
JEL Classification: F14, E26, O53
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