Subject (Course): International Trade and Doing Business in Tajikistan.
- Introduction to the Republic of Tajikistan (Central
- Tajik Economy
- Doing Business in Dushanbe
- Foreign Trade of Tajikistan
- Privatisation Process
- Business Opportunities in Tajikistan:
- Mining Industry
- Chemical industry
- Civil construction
- The manufacturing of construction materials
- Light and food industry
- Agriculture and processing of agricultural products
- Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Tajikistan
- Case Study: Tajik Aluminium Company
- Access to the Tajik market
- Business Plan for Tajikistan
Purposes of the subject “Doing Business in the Republic of Tajikistan”:
- To analyse the Tajik economy and foreign trade
- To evaluate business opportunities in the Republic of Tajikistan
- To explore Tajikistan's trade relations with the student's country
- To know Tajikistan's Free Trade Agreements
- To examine the profile of Tajik companies
- To develop a business plan for the Tajik market
Sample of the subject - Foreign Trade and Doing Business in Tajikistan:
Subject Description (Doing Business in Tajikistan).
The Republic of Tajikistan.
- Tajikistan shares borders with Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Afghanistan
- Capital: Dushanbe
- The largest Cities: Khujand, Kulyab, Kurgan-Tube, and Khorog
- The official language: Tajik (Persian language) and Russian
- Tajik Population: 7 million people.
- Tajik people represent 80% of the population
- Independence: 1991 (URSS)
- Landlocked country
- Area: 141,800 square kilometres. Tajikistan is the smallest country in Central
- Mountains cover 93% of the territory of Tajikistan
- The main religion of Tajikistan is the Sunni Islam
Tajikistan is one of the World's poorest countries.
Tajikistan belongs to the Central Eurasian Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation.
- Strong economic reforms
- Tajikistan is part of the Silk Road, the Asian Trade route.
- Natural resources: precious metals (gold, silver), zinc, uranium, iron, manganese, and ore (400 mines)
- Huge potential of hydro resources
- The largest coal reserves of Asia
- The Legal guarantees for investors and protection of investments
- Free economic zones
- Tajik GDP growth: 5%
- Tajik Currency: Somoni
Foreign Trade of Tajikistan.
- The main Tajik exports:
aluminium (50% of the total exports), hydro-power, cotton, fruits, vegetable oil, and textile
- The largest export markets:
the Netherlands, Turkey, Russia, Iran, China, and Uzbekistan
- The main imports of Tajikistan: electricity, petroleum products, aluminium dioxide, cars, machinery, and food commodities
- Top Tajik import partners: Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, and Turkey
- The main sectors receiving FDI: energy, civil construction, banking services, and communication sector
- The largest investors: Russia, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, China, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom
Tajikistan has preferential access/FTA.
- Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
- Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)
- Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
- Armenia-Tajikistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
- Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme
- Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEc)
- Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)
Tajikistan is a member of...
- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
- Islamic Development Bank
- World Customs Organisation
- Economic Social Commission Asia-Pacific (ESCAP)
- Asian Development Bank (ADB)
- Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)
- Boao Forum for Asia
- Tajikistan - Middle East (AMED)
- European Investment Bank
- Economic Commission Europe (UNECE)
- Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)