Uzbekistan has a population of 29.7 million people, and a land mass of 425 000 km2. Life expectancy is 68 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1504, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 5.3%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 48.7 billion.
Uzbekistan is ranked at place 76 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Uzbekistan is ranked at place 157, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Uzbekistan in 2017 were NOK 10 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Uzbekistan at a value of 1 million.