Tajikistan in CAREC
- Tajikistan joined CAREC in 1998
- Since 2001, $869 million has been invested in transport, trade, and energy
- 12 ongoing CAREC projects
- 8 completed CAREC projects
ADB project helps Tajikistan maintain vital link to Uzbekistan
The soon-to-be-completed road from Dushanbe’s Western Gate to the Uzbekistan border will provide a vital connection between Tajikistan and its neighbors and key piece of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridor 3 that spans almost 7,000 kilometers from the Russian Federation in the north to the Persian Gulf in the south. View full story
World Bank project to increase regional transport connectivity in Central Asia
The first phase of the Central Asia Road Links Program (CARs-1) will rehabilitate cross-border road links between Osh and Batken oblasts in the Kyrgyz Republic and Sugd oblast in the Republic of Tajikistan.
Tajikistan is a rugged country with abundant valleys to the north and south. Mountains belonging to the highest ranges of Central Asia make up 93% of the total area of the country.
Highlights from the Asian Development Outlook 2014:
Growth remained robust at 7.4% in 2013, supported mainly by remittances. It is expected to slow to 6% in 2014 and 5.8% in 2015 because of anticipated declines in the production of aluminum and cotton, Tajikistan's primary exports. The main policy challenge is to boost private investment by improving governance and the investment climate. Read more.