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 (2019)

Canadian exports to country: $2,170,815
Canadian imports from country: $248,973
FDI in Canada (2018) : $ million
CDI in country (2018): $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador (unaccredited) Farhod Salim

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Nicholas Brousseau


February 2020
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
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
2019 $2,170,815 $248,973
Product trade (2019)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Tajikistan
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $
02 Veg. Prod. $5,500 $5,711
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $989,551 $8,867
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $ $
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $7 $1,830
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $134
09 Wood Prod. $ $
10 Paper Prod. $66 $110
11 Textiles Prod. $ $14,724
12 Dress Access. $ $
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $35 $139
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $1
15 Base Metal Prod. $ $114,543
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $184,556 $93,393
17 Vehicles and Equip. $350,707 $
18 Specialized Inst. $640,393 $64
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $ $
21 Antiques $ $9,457