Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tashkent makes the largest contribution to the formation of Uzbekistan’s GDP

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Tashkent, OCT 2020 — In accordance with the Program of State Statistical Works, the State Committee on Statistics carried out a preliminary assessment of the gross regional product (GRP) of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regions and Tashkent city for January-September 2020.

Outstripping GRP growth rates in January-September 2020 were noted in Navoi (+6.8%), Namangan (+4.5%), and Andijan (+3.4%) regions. A decrease in the growth rate of GRP in comparable prices, compared to the corresponding period of 2019, was observed in the city of Tashkent (-1.6%) and Samarkand (-0.3%) region.

In January-September 2020, the city of Tashkent made the largest contribution to the formation of the republic’s GDP with a specific weight of 15.6%. Tashkent and Navoi regions occupy the next places with indicators of 10.5% and 9.0%, respectively. Syrdarya region (2.0%), Jizzakh region (3.0%), the Republic of Karakalpakstan (3.5%) and Khorezm region (3.6%) have the smallest share in the formation of the republic’s GDP.

According to the results of January-September 2020, the largest shares of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in the sectoral structure of GRP belong to Jizzakh (55.1%) and Surkhandarya (50.4%) regions, Industry – Navoi (73.0%) and Tashkent (47.3%) regions, Construction – Tashkent city (10.1%) and the Republic of Karakalpakstan (9.8%), Services – Tashkent city (53.0%) and the Republic of Karakalpakstan (35.2%).

The smallest shares of agriculture, forestry and fisheries were noted in Navoi (13.4%) and Tashkent (25.1%) regions, Industry – in Surkhandarya (7.6%) and Jizzakh (10.8%) regions, construction – in Navoi (3.7%) and Tashkent (4.9%) regions, Services – in Navoi (9.9%) and Tashkent (22.7%) regions.

At the end of January-September 2020, the share of small entrepreneurship (business) in the republic’s GDP was 54.2%. In the context of regions, its largest share was observed in Jizzakh (83.2% of the total gross value added created in the region), Bukhara (76.9%) and Surkhandarya (76.0%) regions.

The smallest share of small entrepreneurship (business) is noted in Navoi region (23.8%), Tashkent city (47.5%) and Tashkent region (49.8%).

As of 1 October 2020, the number of small enterprises and micro-firms operating in the republic (excluding dehkan and farms) is 391,300 units. The largest number of them is registered in the city of Tashkent (82,300 units), Tashkent (38,100 units), Ferghana (33,300 units), Samarkand (31,600 units) and Andijan (30,600 units) regions.

According to preliminary data, the GRP of the Republic of Karakalpakstan for January-September 2020 increased by 1.0% and made up 14.12 trillion soums. GRP growth is due to positive growth rates in the main sectors of the region’s economy, such as agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 1.7% (share in the GRP structure – 27.0%), industry – 2.5% (28.0%) , construction – 1.3% (9.8%). In the service sector, there was a decrease in volume in comparable prices, which made up 0.7% compared to January-September 2019 (the share of this industry in the GRP structure is 35.2%). GRP per capita decreased by 0.4% and amounted to 7.4 million soums.

The GRP of Andijan region in January-September 2020 increased by 3.4% to 26.01 trillion soums. GRP growth is due to positive growth rates in the main sectors of the region’s economy, such as agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 3.8% (share in the GRP structure – 43.3%), industry – 5.1% (21.9%) , construction – 5.3% (5.7%); services sector – 1.0% (29.1%). GRP per capita increased by 1.3% and amounted to 8.26 million soums.

The GRP of Bukhara region reached 21.1 trillion soums with an increase of 1.2%. The growth rates of agriculture, forestry and fisheries amounted to 3.1% (share in the GRP structure – 46.7%), construction – 4.7% (8.6%). In the industry and services sector, a decrease in volumes in comparable prices was noted, which amounted to 1.8% and 0.9%, respectively, compared to January-September 2019 (the share of these industries in the GRP structure is 16.1% and 28.6%). The volume of GRP per capita decreased by 0.2% and amounted to 10.92 million soums.

The increase in the GRP of Jizzakh region made up 2.4% and reached 12.05 trillion soums. In the sectoral structure of GRP, the growth rates were: in agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 4.2% (share in the structure of GRP – 55.1%), industry – 3.7% (10.8%), construction – 3.5 % (8.3%). In the service sector, there was a decrease in volume in comparable prices, which amounted to 1.7% compared to January-September 2019 (the share of this industry in the GRP structure is 25.8%). The volume of GRP per capita increased by 0.3% to 8.65 million soums.

The GRP of Kashkadarya region reached 24.98 trillion soums and, compared to January-September 2019, increased by 0.6%. Positive growth rates were recorded in the following main industries: in agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 2.7% (share in the GRP structure – 43.8%), construction – 1.1% (6.8%). In the industries and services sectors, a decrease in volume in comparable prices was noted, which, respectively, amounted to 2.4% and 0.3% compared to January-September 2019 (the share of these industries in the GRP structure is 18.6% and 30.8%). %). GRP per capita decreased by 1.2% and amounted to 7.57 million soums.

The GRP of Navoi region reached 36.66 trillion soums and an increase of 6.8%. The GRP growth is due to the positive growth rates in the main sectors of the region’s economy. In agriculture, forestry and fisheries, growth rates reached 5.0% (share in the GRP structure – 13.4%), industry – 8.9% (73.0%), construction – 0.1% (3.7%). In the service sector, there was a decrease in volume in comparable prices, which amounted to 0.1% compared to January-September 2019 (the share of this industry in the GRP structure is 9.9%). GRP per capita increased by 5.0% to 36.54 million soums.

The GRP of Namangan region made up 18.55 trillion soums, which is 4.5% higher than the data for January-September 2019. GRP growth rates are due to positive growth rates in agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 4.4% (share in the GRP structure – 44.1%), industry – 10.4% (13.4%), construction – 10.9% (7.8%) and the service sector – 0.9% (34.7%). GRP per capita increased by 2.3% to 6.55 million soums.

The GRP of Samarkand region reached 29.44 trillion soums and, compared to January-September 2019, decreased by 0.3%. In this region, positive growth rates were noted in the sectors of agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 0.6% (share in the GRP structure – 46.4%) and construction – 6.4% (6.5%). In the following sectors, negative growth rates were recorded: industry – 5.3% (share in the GRP structure – 14.4%), services – 0.5% (32.7%). GRP per capita decreased by 2.2% to 7.54 million soums.

In Surkhandarya region, GRP grew by 3.1% and made up 17.12 trillion soums. Growth factors of GRP were growth rates in agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 4.6% (share in the GRP structure – 50.4%), industry – 10.1% (7.6%), construction – 4.2% (9.0%). In the service sector, there was a decrease in volume in comparable prices, which amounted to 0.9% compared to January-September 2019 (the share of this industry in the GRP structure is 33.0%). GRP per capita amounted to 6.46 million soums and increased by 0.9%.

The GRP of Syrdarya region made up 8.26 trillion soums and, compared to January-September 2019, increased by 1.3%. In this region, positive growth rates were noted in agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 3.1% (share in the GRP structure – 43.0%), industry – 2.0% (23.0%), construction – 0.3% (9.0%). Negative growth rates were observed in the service sector – 2.1% (25.0%). GRP per capita decreased by 0.6% and amounted to 9.7 million soums.

GRP of Tashkent region amounted to 43 trillion soums with an increase of 2.4%. In this region, positive growth rates were noted in agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 4.0% (share in the GRP structure – 25.1%), industry – 3.0% (47.3%), construction – 0.9% (4.9%). The growth rates in the service sector remained at the level of 100.0% (22.7%). Compared to January-September 2019, GRP per capita in real terms increased by 0.8% and amounted to 14.52 million soums.

In Ferghana region, the volume of GRP increased by 1.4% and amounted to 26.69 trillion soums. In agriculture, forestry and fisheries, growth rates reached 4.0% (share in the GRP structure – 34.4%), industry – 0.4% (24.2%), construction – 0.4% (6.6%). In the service sector, there was a decrease in volume in comparable prices, which amounted to 0.2% compared to January-September 2019 (share in the GRP structure – 34.8%). GRP per capita reached 7.06 million soums and decreased by 0.4%.

The GRP of Khorezm region increased by 2.8% to 14.9 trillion soums. The growth of GRP is due to the growth rates in agriculture, forestry and fisheries – 4.3% (share in the GRP structure – 47.5%), industry – 5.6% (13.3%), construction – 1.8% (6.8 %). In the service sector, there was a decrease in volume in comparable prices, which amounted to 0.2% compared to January-September 2019 (the share of this industry in the GRP is 32.4%). GRP per capita increased by 1.2% and amounted to 7.94 million soums.

The GRP of the city of Tashkent reached 63.6 trillion soums and, compared to January-September 2019, decreased by 1.6%. In the construction industry, growth rates reached 0.7% (the share in the GRP structure is 10.1%). In the industry and services sector, there was a decrease in volumes in comparable prices, which, respectively, amounted to 4.0% and 0.2% compared to January-September 2019 (the shares of these industries in GRP – 36.9% and 53.0%). GRP per capita reached 24.33 million soums and decreased by 4.7%.






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