• Population 9,100,837
  • Area (km2) 141,380
  • GDP per capita (USD) 826.62
  • TPES (Mtoe) 3.51
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 6.8

Tajikistan’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is moderate.

While there are some improvements in Tajikistan’s performance compared to EIRA 2020, further steps must be taken to build on the work done. Particular attention should be given to strengthening the robustness of its policy goals and commitments.

risk level

Of the three risks assessed in EIRA, unpredictable policy and regulatory change is lower compared to discrimination between domestic and foreign investors and breach of State obligations.
  • 45%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 46%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 46%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Tajikistan’s performance is good on one indicator, and it is moderate on three indicators. The highest scoring indicator is management of decision-making processes at 61. On rule of law, it has received a score of 54, followed by foresight of policy and regulatory change at 50. The score on regulatory environment and investment conditions is the same as in EIRA 2020, at 47.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Tajikistan’s overall sub-indicator performance is moderate. The highest-scoring sub-indicator continues to be institutional governance at 75. Its score on the sub-indicator communication of vision and policies has improved by seven points and is now 63. It has maintained its scores from EIRA 2020 on respect for property rights (58), management and settlement of investor-State disputes (50), and restrictions on FDI (50). Its score is 47 on transparency and 44 on regulatory effectiveness. Robustness of policy goals and commitments continues to be the lowest-scoring sub-indicator at 38.