Cooperation with the Republic of Tajikistan
According to the Ural Customs Administration, the goods turnover of the Tyumen region with Tajikistan in 2019 amounted to 1,460, 81 thousand US dollars, of which export - 1,413.27 thousand US dollars, import - 47.54 thousand US dollars.
For reference : Commodity circulation of the Tyumen region with Tajikistan in 2018 amounted to $ 2,791.46 thousand., Of which export - $ 2,769.98 thousand, import - $ 21.48 thousand.
The predominant product groups in the export structure are: 30 group of foreign trade activities “Medicines”, 39 group of foreign trade activities “Polypropylene”, 44 group of foreign trade activities “Glued plywood”, 85 group of foreign trade activities “Electric transformers, converters”. In the structure of imports, the 12th group of foreign economic activity is “Crushed or uncrushed peanuts”.
According to state statistics (based on the 2010 census) 3 053 Tajik citizens live in the Tyumen region.
The main territories of resettlement of Tajiks are the cities of Tyumen, Tobolsk, Ishim.
A significant influx of Tajik immigrants is observed annually. In 2012, 33,766 citizens from the Republic of Tajikistan arrived in the Tyumen region.
According to the Department of Labor and Employment of the Population of the Tyumen Region, in 2013 125 employers of the Tyumen Region announced the involvement of 3,538 citizens from the Republic of Tajikistan to fill vacancies in professions: bricklayer, crane operator, finishing of concrete products, road worker, auxiliary worker and others.
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 239 representatives of Tajikistan are studying at universities of the Tyumen region, of which 165 are studying full-time, 74 people are studying in absentia.
In order to preserve and develop Tajik culture, traditions, customs, learn the native language, strengthen interethnic relations, as well as ties with Tajiks from other regions of Russia, the Tyumen regional public organization “Payvand Tajik Cultural Center” has been operating since 2008 (chairman - Karimov Abdullo Saidovich).
Along with this, Paivand provides legal support to immigrants, assistance in the preparation of immigration documents, in resolving issues of labor relations, social, cultural and social adaptation.
Paivand represents the cultural and social interests of Tyumen Tajiks at regional civil forums, is a member of the Coordinating Council of national public associations of the Tyumen region.
Every year, with the support of the Government of the Tyumen region, socially significant projects of this public organization are implemented, including the holding of the national holidays "Ramadan", "Kurban-Bairam", events within the framework of the regional national festivals "Rainbow", "Friendship Bridge".
The life and work of Tyumen Tajiks is covered in the regional media, on the pages of the magazine World of Nationalities, in the newspaper Tyumen Oblast. Today".
Payvand is actively assisting authorities in overcoming various negative manifestations in the immigration community, which arise mainly on a household basis.
On February 15-16, 2012, a visit was made to Tyumen Oblast by the Consul General of the Republic of Tajikistan in Yekaterinburg P.Kh. Asoev. During the visit, the Consul General of Tajikistan met with the leadership of the Government of the Tyumen Region, the Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service for the Tyumen Region, the Federal Migration Service of Russia for the Tyumen Region, the Tyumen Customs, the Customs Post “Roshchino Airport” and the checkpoint “Tyumen-Airport” of the Federal Security Service of Russia for Kurgan and Tyumen regions, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Tyumen region, the administration of the city of Tyumen.
On April 5, 2013, the Deputy Governor of the Tyumen Region, the head of the representative office of the Government of the Tyumen Region in the government of the Russian Federation P.V. Tarakanov took part in the II International Conference on Interregional Cooperation between Russia and Tajikistan (Dushanbe). The participants of this conference were presented a report on the topic: "Forms of cooperation of the Tyumen region and the Republic of Tajikistan and the prospects for their development."
On October 23, 2014, the IV Inter-Parliamentary Forum “Russia-Tajikistan: the Potential of Interregional Cooperation” was held, in which representatives of the Government of the Tyumen Region in government bodies of the Russian Federation took part.
On November 18-21, 2019, as part of the implementation of the national project “International Cooperation and Export”, a business mission of enterprises of the Tyumen region to the Republic of Tajikistan took place. Dushanbe, Khujand. The organizer was the Export Support Center of the Tyumen region.
The participants of the visit were Tyumen companies - manufacturers of lumber: LLC Tekhnomodel, LLC TAVDINSKAYA WOOD PROCESSING COMPANY, IP Tushentsov V.V., and LLC Russian Distributor, specializing in the implementation of blockchain in business solutions and products.
As part of the business program, representatives of timber companies held negotiations with the largest in Tajikistan, the Association of Builders and Woodworkers "Cedar" and other potential customers. As a result of negotiations, agreements were reached on further signing export contracts for the supply of lumber to Tajikistan.
Director General of Russian Distributor LLC Alexander Doronin held a seminar in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan on the prospects for the implementation and use of their own technological developments (blockchain) in the public sector of the Republic: Following the meeting, the parties agreed to sign a protocol of intent for the subsequent implementation of promising projects.