In 2013 tax revenues from the tourism industry in Kyrgyzstan accounted for more than 701 million soms. The Director of the Department of Tourism Maksat Chakiev stated today at a meeting of the interdepartmental commission on tourism industry.
According to him, in 2012 tourism transferred 549.9 million soms of taxes. In 2013 there was growth by 152 million. However, Maksat Chakiev noted that tourism revenues are recorded incorrectly, as everywhere, this area covers not only profits of tour operators, but incomes from hotel business should be included here as well.