Trends and Patterns in Foreign Trade of Central Asian Countries
Working Paper No. 1, May 2012, 51 p.
Available in English and Russian
Institute of Public Policy and Administration, University of Central Asia
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 patters in the total and intra-regional trade of Central Asia (including Afghanistan) and assesses their importance and policy implications. The analysis covers both formal and informal trade flows.