Trends and Patterns in Foreign Trade of Central Asian Countries

Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last revised: 5 Mar 2021

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Date Written: 2012

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Mogilevskii, Roman, Trends and Patterns in Foreign Trade of Central Asian Countries (2012). University of Central Asia – Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) Working Paper No. 1, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3023164

Roman Mogilevskii (Contact Author)

University of Central Asia (UCA) ( email )

138 Toktogul Street
Bishkek, 720001
Kyrgyzstan

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