Kyrgyzstan businessmen spend at Kazakh border more than 20 hours

Date: 07:47, 20-05-2014.

Almaty. May 20. KazTAG - Kyrgyzstan businessmen have to spend more than 20 hours at the border with Kazakhstan, reports the KyrTAG news agency.

"While in 2011 the entrepreneurs who import their products to Kazakhstan waited 6-8 hours, now they spend more than 20 hours at the border," said Temir Sariyev, Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan.

"Lately the entrepreneurs of "Dordoy" market noted the trade at the market has been weak, instead of 150-200 cars only 50 cross the border," he added.

In his words, Kyrgyzstan imports about 28% of manufactured products to CU states.

Today Kyrgyzstan has trade relations with 140 states. 41% of trade relations fall to the CU states.

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