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
Golovnaya 240-Megawatt Hydropower Plant Rehabilitation Project
Expected outcome: The project will increase operational efficiency of the Golovnaya hydropower plant. This will increase availability of year-round clean power for domestic sales and for export to Afghanistan.
CAREC Corridors 3 and 5 Enhancement Project
Expected outcome: The project will improve regional network (CAREC Corridors 3 and 5 and associated sub-network) connectivity and enhance regional economic cooperation and inclusive economic growth in 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.