Central Asia

Uzbekistan / อุซเบกิสถาน

Republic of Uzbekistan

General Profile

Uzbekistan / อุซเบกิสถาน
  • The 2nd cotton exporting country and the 8th gold-producing source of the world with the adequacy of oil- consuming within the country and natural gas exporting
  • Samarkand, the important religious city, as the second Mecca of Uzbek people
General Information

   Area                               447,400 square kilometers (9/10 of Thailand)
   Capital                           Tashkent
   Population                     29.8 million people (2012)
   Language                       Uzbek
   Religions                        Islam (Sunni) 88%, Christian 9%
   President                       Islam A. Karimov
   Prime Minister               Shavkat Mirziyayev
   Foreign Minister             Kamilov A. Khafizovich
   Independence Day         September 1
   Thai-Uzbek Diplomatic Relation Foundation Day       May 6, 1992

Economy Information (2012)

   GDP                         $50.02 billion (Thailand: $369.3 billion)
   GDP per Capita       $3,522 (Thailand: $9,430)
   Real GDP Growth    7.4% (Thailand 5.8%)
   Exchange rate         som (1 THB = 68.14 UZS) (Dec 2013)
   Inflation rate           13.2% (Thailand: 3.0%)
   Natural resources    Natural gas, petroleum, coal, gold, uranium, silver, copper, lead, zinc
   Industries                Textiles, food processing, machinery, metal industry, natural gas,
                                    chemical products
   Imports - commodities    Cotton, gold, natural gas, fertilizers, iron, textiles, food products
   Imports - partners           Russia, China, Ukraine, Turkey, Tajikistan, Bangladesh
   Exports - commodities     Machinery, food, chemical products, metal
   Exports - partners            Russia, South Korea, Germany, China, Kazakhstan, Turkey

Statistics of Thailand-Uzbekistan (2012)

   Trade value of Thailand-Uzbekistan     $10.58 million (Thailand: export value
                                                $7.82 million, import value $2.76 million,
                                                  Trade deficit value $0.39 million)
   Export products of Thailand      Pallets, textiles, speakers and parts, wheat products,
                                                      food products, cosmetics, soap, skin treatment products
   Import products from Uzbekistan     Fibers in textiles, machinery and parts,
                                                              rubber products
   Investment          N/A
   Tourism               13,946 Uzbek people to Thailand in 2012
   Thai people in Uzbekistan        2 Thai people registered
   Office of Thailand accredited to Uzbekistan The Royal Thai Embassy in Moscow,
                                                                              the Russian Federation
   Office of Uzbekistan in Thailand    The Consulate-General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Bangkok

Central Asia Group, December 2013

Political Profile

Economical Profile


Consular Information

Agreements and Cooperation

  • Date Signed 8 May 2012

  • Date Signed 29 October 2010
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Kingdom of Thailand
    Date Signed 23 May 2007
  • Agreement on Capacity and Frequency of Flight of Aircraft between the Kingdom of Thailand and the Republic of Uzbekistan
    Date Signed 5 August 1999
  • Convention on the Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Evasion of Income
    Date Signed 23 April 1999
  • Agreement to establish a joint commission on bilateral cooperation
    Date Signed 16 February 1994
  • Agreement on the Air Services
    Date Signed 17 December 1993