Kyrgyz Republic

The Kyrgyz Republic, located in the northeast of Central Asia among the mountains and valleys of Tien Shan, is a trade crossroad and a transshipment point between Europe and Asia. It is a multicultural state comprising more than 80 ethnic groups. These reflect the country's rich historical heritage as a connecting link between the West and East along the Great Silk Road.

- Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Economic Outlook

Highlights from the Asian Development Outlook 2014:
Economic growth jumped to 10.5% in 2013, and the current account deficit narrowed to 10.4% of GDP, reflecting a rebound in gold production. Meanwhile, inflation accelerated to 6.6%. Growth is expected to return to 6.5% in 2014 and 5.5% in 2015, while inflation should average 6%-7%. The major challenge remains enacting governance reforms to improve the investment climate and boost investor confidence. Read more.

 

More economic and social indicators for the Kyrgyz Republic from the World Bank's World Development Indicators online.

Human Development

The United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report program has prepared a series of reports on the Kyrgyz Republic.

Partner Institutions and the Kyrgyz Republic