жекшемби, 23 октябрь, 2016 Бишкек убактысы: 00:12

Kyrgyz Government Issues Decree On Last Year's Results And Tasks For the New Year

BISHKEK. The Kyrgyz Government today adopted a decree on last year's economic outcome and the tasks for 2003. The government says that it maintained stability in macroeconomics during 2002 - the level of inflation was 2.3 percent. Foreign trade was at a level of $972,000,000, a 14 percent increase compared to the previous year. The GDP increased by 3.1 percent. The government vowed to pursue economic growth of 5.8 percent for this year. The ministry of foreign trade and industry has to increase its export by 10 percent, the government decree says. Meanwhile, the US Dollar has fallen today to the level of 41 to 42 soms per one dollar (at the beginning of the year it was about 46 to 47 soms per dollar). Kyrgyz national bank representatives told journalists today that there is nothing to worry about. They say that one of the reasons for the drop was the situation around Iraq.