Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev arrived in Ufa
The President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev arrived in Bashkortostan with an official visit. The Head of the State is accompanied by his wife Raisa Atambayeva. At the airport in Ufa they were met by the Head of the Region Rustem Khamitov together with his wife Gulshat Khamitova and the Chairman of the State Assembly — Kurultay RB Konstantin Tolkachov.
During the visit, a meeting of Rustem Khamitov and Almazbek Atambayev held. Also there was a concert of artists of the Kyrgyz Republic in Ufa during the days of Kyrgyz culture days in Russia.
The Kyrgyz Republic ranks fifth in the total volume of the republican trade with the CIS countries with a share of 3.1 percent. The volume of foreign trade turnover of Bashkortostan with Kyrgyzstan amounted to 30.7 million dollars in 2016 and mainly consisted of exports.
Among the products exported from Bashkortostan there are oil products, as well as steel wire, caustic and calcined soda, herbicides, fertilizers, plastic products, glued plywood, fiberboard and chipboard. The main import items are electric lamps, aluminum and copper products.