More Than 20,106 Tons of Humanitarian Aid Delivered to Tajikistan in January-August This Year


Based on data from the Customs Service under the Government of Tajikistan, the Agency for Statistics under the President of Tajikistan says fifty-three countries of the world have provided 55,576,800 dollars’ worth of 20,106.6. tons of humanitarian aid have been delivered to Tajikistan over the first eight months of this year.

In January-August this year, among donor countries the greatest share reportedly came from China – 28.6 percent; the United States – 27 percent; Belgium – 9.7 percent; Russia – 7.2; Italy – 3.5 percent; Kazakhstan – 3.3 percent; Denmark – 2.6 percent; Turkiye – 2.3 percent; India – 2.1 percent; Germany – 1.8 percent; Uzbekistan – 1.4 percent; Sweden, France and the Republic of Korea – 1.2 percent each; the Netherlands – 1,1 percent; and others.

Tajikistan belongs to low-income countries, who receive humanitarian aid as well as financial aid from international financial institutions — grants and highly concessional loans, technical aid.

A total cost of humanitarian aid received by Tajikistan last year (141 million US dollars) is 2.5 times higher than grants of international financial institutions planned for 2023 to support the country’s public budget.

Source: Asia Plus