TASHKENT, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Uzbekistan's foreign trade turnover in the first half of 2019 reached 19.68 billion U.S. dollars, up 4.52 billion dollars year-on-year, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said in a report on Monday.
Uzbekistan exported goods and services worth 8.44 billion dollars while importing goods and services worth 11.24 billion dollars in the first six months of 2019, according to the report.
China topped the list of Uzbekistan's trade partners with a trade turnover of 3.9 billion dollars. Russia was the second largest partner with 2.9 billion dollars while the third was Kazakhstan with 1.7 billion dollars.
The other top five trade partners include South Korea (1.3 billion dollars) and Turkey (1.2 billion dollars).
Uzbekistan mostly exports gold, gas, electricity and oil products, food and textile goods, while its imports comprise machinery and equipment, chemical and food products, ferrous metals and petroleum products.