Tajikistan Economic Outlook
April 2, 2019The economy seems to have entered the year on a weaker footing. The transport sector lost considerable pace in the month, as did capital investment, while the external sector dragged on growth, with exports contracting more severely amid cooling global growth and a more challenging trade environment. On the other hand, the agricultural, industrial and electricity generation sectors picked up in January from the final quarter of last year, while construction activity returned to growth. In other news, top officials from the Central Bank entered the final stage of talks with the IMF on 14 March. A new financial assistance program aimed at strengthening the energy and financial sectors, along with enhancing the monetary policy framework, dominated proceedings.
Tajikistan Economic GrowthThe economy is set to record another solid year of growth in 2019, although it is likely to weaken considerably from the previous year on a slowdown in domestic demand. On the upside, the external sector’s performance will likely improve on an expected rebound in exports, likely owing to a base effect. Met the why particular panelists see the economy growing 5.4% in 2019, which is down 0.2 percentage points from last month’s forecast, and 5.5% in 2020.
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