Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan reached $74.6 million in January-May 2021, a year-on-year (y-o-y) increase of 49%, Kazakhstan’s Finprom.kz business and finance analytical portal reported on Tuesday.

During the period, Turkmenistan exports to Kazakhstan grew by 80.3% y-o-y to $26 million.

At the same time, exports from Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan amounted to $48.6 million.

In January-May of this year, the trade turnover of Kazakhstan with the countries of Central Asia reached $2.3 billion. Uzbekistan accounts for almost two-thirds of all Kazakhstan’s trade with Central Asian countries.