How does physical geography affect economies of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan?

Farming / Industry:
Physical geography determines what natural resources a country has and whether their land is good for farming particular crops or mining particular materials.

Trade:
The physical geography of the world limits Kyrgystan's and Tajikistan's trading partners greatly limits their trading partners. Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are landlocked, so must trade with or through their immediate neighbours. As well, the mountains terrain make travel hard, whether through roads or air.

Sovereignty:
The separation of these countries by the mountains leads them to make separate governments, thus reducing the economic power they could have if they were one nation.
Farming / Industry:
Physical geography determines what natural resources a country has and whether their land is good for farming particular crops or mining particular materials.

Trade:
The physical geography of the world limits Kyrgystan's and Tajikistan's trading partners greatly limits their trading partners. Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are landlocked, so must trade with or through their immediate neighbours. As well, the mountains terrain make travel hard, whether through roads or air.

Sovereignty:
The separation of these countries by the mountains leads them to make separate governments, thus reducing the economic power they could have if they were one nation.