Overview: In 2018 Uzbekistan was the number 86 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 86 in total exports, the number 81 in total imports, and the number 85 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Uzbekistan exported $10.5B and imported $18.1B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$7.61B. In 2018, Uzbekistan's exports per capita were $319 and its imports per capita were $550.
Trade: The top exports of Uzbekistan are Gold ($2.49B), Petroleum Gas ($2.45B), Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($726M), Refined Copper ($510M), and Ethylene Polymers ($432M). The top imports of Uzbekistan are Vehicle Parts ($892M), Packaged Medicaments ($660M), Refined Petroleum ($505M), Cars ($399M), and Textile Fiber Machinery ($389M).
Destinations: Uzbekistan exports mostly to Switzerland ($2.48B), China ($2.24B), Russia ($1.64B), Kazakhstan ($1.22B), and Turkey ($882M), and imports mostly from China ($3.78B), Russia ($3.33B), South Korea ($2.09B), Kazakhstan ($1.65B), and Turkey ($997M).
Location: Uzbekistan borders Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan by land and Azerbaijan by sea.