Country risk rating


HIGH RISK for enterprise

  • Economic risk

  • Business environment risk

  • Political risk

  • Commercial risk

  • Financing risk

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GDP USD 7.5bn (World ranking 147, World Bank 2018)
Population 9.1mn (World ranking 95, World Bank 2018)
Form of state Republic
Head of government Emomali RAHMON (President)
Next elections 2020, presidential and legislative
  • Important hydropower potential
  • Ample natural resources such as aluminum, gold and zinc
  • Strategic location between South Asia, China, and Russia
  • Political and regional tensions
  • Authoritarian regime that has resulted in lack of structural reform
  • Poor rule of law and high level of perceived corruption
  • Weak financial system
  • Heavy reliance on energy imports
  • Currency vulnerability
  • Very high level of external debt

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