The State Statistics Committee of the country, which borders on Afghanistan and China, said trade balance was negative, at $39.9 million in January.
Trade with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a loose union of former Soviet republics, accounted for 46.3% of the country's foreign trade turnover, or $139.8 million. The trade deficit was $91.8 million with these countries.
The share of trade with non-CIS countries was 53.7%, or $161.9 million, with a trade surplus of $51.9 million.
Tajikistan's main trade partners were the Netherlands ($79.8 million), Russia ($70.2 million), Uzbekistan ($23.8 million), Kazakhstan ($23.8 million) and Turkey ($20.4 million).