Ufa, June 22 / Kabar /. Bashkortostan has a number of projects in the field of construction of logistics centers and a number of industries that would like to implement in Kyrgyzstan, leader of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov said during a press conference following the meeting with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, who is visiting Russia.
He said that economic issues between Kyrgyzstan and Bashkortostan are of secondary importance. "In the first place - spiritual and cultural development. We are really close people - Bashkirs and Kyrgyz," he said.
Khamitov added that the issue of economics should be considered in terms of growth in imports and the provision of tourist services.
By the end of 2016 the trade turnover between Kyrgyzstan and Bashkortostan amounted to $ 30.7 million. Export amounted to $ 29 million, imports - $ 1.7 million.
Kyrgyzstan occupies 31st place in the foreign trade turnover of Bashkortostan with a share of 0.5%, among the CIS countries - the 5th place with a specific gravity 3.1%.