Factsheet : Tajikistan

Official Title:
Republic of Tajikistan


General Information

Capital: Dushanbe
Population (million): 9.11
Total Area: 143,100km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 6.55 Somoni (TJS) (2018- Annual average)
National Holiday: September 9, National Day / Independence Day (1991)
Language(s): Tajik, Russian, Uzbek


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Presidential republic with democratic structures.. Bicameral Supreme Assembly (Majlisi Oli) with a 34-seat National Assembly (Majlisi Milliy) & a 63-seat Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi Mamoyandogan -lower chamber). Prime Minister and Cabinet of Ministers appointed by the President and approved by the Supreme Assembly. Administrative regions: 2 provinces and 1 autonomous province. Governing party: People’s Democratic Party.

Head of State:
President Emomali Rahmon

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Sirojiddin Aslov
Finance: Abdusalom Qurbonov
Economic Development and Trade: Nematullo Hikmatullozoda

Main Political Parties:
People’s Democratic Party of Tajikistan (PDPT), Communist Party of Tajikistan (CPT), Democratic Party of Tajikistan (DPT) Assembly of Representatives: PDPT (51), CPT (2), DPT (1), other (9) National Assembly: PDPT (29), CPT (2), Indep. (3)

Elections:
President (7 year term): next in Nov. 2020. National Ass. and Assembly of Rep. (each 5 year term). Next parliamentary: 2020.


Economic Information (2018)

Comparative figures
Type Tajikistan Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 9.77 2,222.58
GDP per capita: ($) 1,072.43 60,078.85
GDP growth rate: (%) 7 1.83
Inflation: (%) 3.85 2.24
Unemployment: (%) 0 5.82

Product Trade and Investment (2018)

Canadian exports to country: $4,264,612
Canadian imports from country: $1,098,458
FDI in Canada : $ million
CDI in Tajikistan: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador (unaccredited) Farhod Salim

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Nicholas Brousseau


December 2019
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Tajikistan
Year Exports Imports
2014 $8,590,029 $18,890
2015 $14,725,143 $41,740
2016 $4,496,283 $17,505
2017 $2,901,890 $265,838
2018 $4,264,612 $1,098,458
Product trade (2018)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Tajikistan
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $45,904 $83
02 Veg. Prod. $ $1,040
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $3,419,973 $
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $ $606,234
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $13,100 $29
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $2,594
09 Wood Prod. $79,426 $
10 Paper Prod. $ $
11 Textiles Prod. $ $530
12 Dress Access. $ $710
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ $
14 Precious Metals/stones $4,324 $
15 Base Metal Prod. $11,053 $470,595
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $530,009 $15,344
17 Vehicles and Equip. $12,506 $23
18 Specialized Inst. $148,317 $93
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $ $440
21 Antiques $ $743