Kyrgyzstan increased imports of passenger cars in January 2023 by 33 percent year-on-year – from 4,338 to 6,545 cars.
The value of the imports amounted to $96.1 million, which is an increase of 81 percent over $18 million in January 2022.
The main exporter of passenger cars to Kyrgyzstan in the reporting period was South Korea – 2,990 cars for $22.4 million. The volume of the exports increased by 4.6 times compared to January 2022 (646 cars for $3.3 million).
According to the statistics, Kyrgyzstan mainly imported passenger cars from the following countries:
|The exporting country||Amount||US dollars|
|South Korea||2,990 cars||$22.4 million|
|Russia||844 cars||$10.2 million|
|The US||606 cars||$9.5 million|
|China||590 cars||$13.3 million|
|Japan||424 cars||$7.3 million|
|Lithuania||408 cars||$6.3 million|
|Germany||304 cars||$13.8 million|
|Kazakhstan||95 cars||$4.1 million|
In total, Kyrgyzstan’s trade turnover amounted to $834.7 million in January 2023, which is an increase of near 20 percent year-on-year ($692.5 million in January 2022).
The exports from Kyrgyzstan totaled $125.5 million, which is an increase of 11 percent compared to $111 million in January 2022. The imports to Kyrgyzstan reached $709 million, increasing by 22 percent compared to $581 million in January 2022.