Kyrgyzstan recorded a sharp increase in the number of international visitors from January through July 2022, Trend reports citing the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) September report.
The total number of international visitors arriving in Kyrgyzstan in the first 7 months of 2022 reached 3.8 million people, which is almost a twofold increase over the same period in 2021.
"During this period, services grew by 3.5 percent with an increase of 12.5 percent in food and accommodation after the country received a significant number of international visitors," the message said.
In addition, from January through July 2022 agriculture in Kyrgyzstan grew by 8.4 percent on gains in crop production, particularly wheat and barley. Construction expanded by 3.6 percent, reflecting more investment in housing and facilities for mining and manufacturing, etc.
Notably, since 1994 ADB has allocated more than $1.3 billion for the implementation of development projects in Kyrgyzstan.