08 July 2015, Wednesday, 14:53
UFA, 8 July 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Alim Faizov/. On July 8, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon arrived on a working visit to Bashkortostan. At the Ufa Airport he was met by the Head of the Republic Rustem Khamitov, the press service of the Head of the Region informs.
In the capital of Bashkortostan Emomali Rahmon will take part in the meeting of heads of states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Also the President of Tajikistan is invited at the meeting of heads of states and governments of the BRICS countries.
Tajikistan is in the fifth place in the republican trade turnover with the CIS countries, with 6.4%. The volume of foreign trade turnover of Bashkortostan with Tajikistan in 2014 amounted to 67.5 million dollars, and mainly consisted of exports.
Among the products exported from Bashkortostan is oil, soda and caustic soda, plastic, fish, eggs, wood products, metals, asphalt products, asbestos products and other goods. The main positions of imports are food products.
There are 16 joint ventures with participation of the Tajik capital in the territory of the republic. In 2014, it was signed an agreement on economic cooperation between the Khatlon region of Tajikistan and the Republic of Bashkortostan.