Tentmaker Reports

Tajikistan Report

Entrepreneurial Missions Index


General Information


6,878,637 (95th most populous country in the world)

Sunni Muslim85%
Shia Muslim5%


Aluminum, zinc, lead, chemicals and fertilizers, cement, vegetable oil, metal cutting machine tools, refrigerators and freezers

Unless otherwise noted, all information included here was obtained from the World Factbook project 4, conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). For more detailed information about Tajikistan, visit https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tj.html.

Business Information

The World Bank ranks Tajikistan as 152 out of 183 economies in terms of ease of doing business. The country ranks as 0 (of 183) in terms of ease of starting a business.

It requires 0 procedures, takes 0 days, and costs N/A% of income per capita to start a business in Tajikistan.

In order to start a business in Tajikistan, one must follow these procedures:

  1. Notarize the company statutes
  2. Deposit the initial capital in a bank
  3. Obtain confirmation letter from the tax authority confirming the absence of debt for the premises
  4. Obtain information letter confirming the legal address and location from an authorized state organ
  5. Pay and obtain receipt or copy of a bank order confirming the payment of the registration fee
  6. Register with State Registry at the Ministry of Justice
  7. Register company with the Tajik Enterprise Register
  8. Obtain permission to make a company seal
  9. Make a company seal
  10. Obtain taxpayer identification number (INN)
  11. Register with Social Fund
  12. Unblock the authorized capital and open a bank account

Unless otherwise noted, all information included here was obtained from the Doing Business project 3, conducted by the World Bank. For more detailed information about starting a business in Tajikistan, visit http://www.doingbusiness.org/.


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Tajikistan Economic Freedom

The World Economic Forum (WEF) was founded in 1971 by Klaus Martin Schwab at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.  It is a non-profit foundation best known for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which brings together top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals and journalists to discuss both economic and social issues facing the world.  The WEF also serves as a think tank, and publishes a wide range of reports focusing on issues of concern and importance to Forum communities. In particular, Strategic Insight Teams focus on producing reports of relevance in the fields of competitiveness, global risks and scenario thinking.  The Global Competitiveness Report measures competitiveness of countries and economic competitiveness among a wide range of factors such as corruption, tax rates, work ethic, and many others.

Tajikistan Summary


1 World Economic Forum

2 Free the World
Gwartney, James and Robert Lawson with Herbert Grubel, Jakob de Haan, Jan-Egbert Sturm, and Eelco Zandberg (2009). Economic Freedom of the World: 2009 Annual Report. Vancouver, BC: The Fraser Institute. Data retrieved from www.freetheworld.com.

3 World Bank Data

4 World Factbook Project

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