The role of logistics, transportation and integration on economic growth among Central Asian countries


  • Saidjon Khayitov Tashkent State University of Economics
  • Ulugbek Komilov Tashkent State University of Economics


logistics, transportation and integration, Economic growth, Asian economy, transportation infrastructure, FDI


This study examines the economic growth among Central Asian countries. There are rich natural resources and convenient location among Eastern and Western countries, however the rate of economic growth is low. There 3 low-income countries which are Afghanistan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan. As well as, Uzbekistan is only country which should cross 2 countries to go sea directly. But it should not be problem to develop. The improvement logistics, transportation and integration among these countries can help to achieve economic growth and it also influences to world economy after pandemic.


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Khayitov, S., & Komilov, U. (2022). The role of logistics, transportation and integration on economic growth among Central Asian countries. Science and Education, 3(7), 302–311. Retrieved from



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