• Population 6,322,800
  • Area (km2) 199,950
  • GDP per capita (USD) 1,279.95
  • TPES (Mtoe) 3.84
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 8.91

Kyrgyzstan’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is low.

While Kyrgyzstan has the relevant policies and measures in place, there is potential for improvement. Attention should be given to enhancing the country’s regulatory effectiveness.

risk level

Among the three risks assessed by EIRA, breach of State obligations and unpredictable policy and regulatory change are lower compared to discrimination between foreign and domestic investors.
  • 33%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 33%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 28%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Kyrgyzstan’s performance is good on two indicators, and it is moderate on two indicators. The country has retained its scores from 2019 on the indicators rule of law (73) and management of decision-making processes (72). Its score on foresight of policy and regulatory change has improved from 40 to 58. Its performance on regulatory environment and investment conditions is the same as last year (54).

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Kyrgyzstan’s sub-indicator performance is good. Management and settlement of investor-State disputes is the highest-scoring sub-indicator at 95, followed by transparency at 81, and restrictions on FDI at 70. On the sub-indicator communication of vision and policies its score improved compared to last year, rising from 31 to 66. Its performance on institutional governance is the same as last year (63). Its score on the sub-indicators robustness of policy goals and commitments and respect for property rights is 50, respectively. Regulatory effectiveness is the lowest-scoring sub-indicator at 39.