Even though Uzbekistan’s economy is relatively closed, it has been growing steadily due to its vast natural resources of oil, natural gas and gold. Receipts from these key industries allow the government to control the economy through investments in services (accounting for 48 percent of GDP) and industry (accounting for 40 percent of GDP). Uzbekistan is currently the world’s fifth largest producer of cotton, but is attempting to diversify its agriculture towards fruits and vegetables. This page provides - Uzbekistan GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Uzbekistan GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.