CLAAS aims to strengthen position in Turkmen market

Photo: CLAAS aims to strengthen position in Turkmen market / Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Nov 21 /Trend H. Hasanov/

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov received heads of the German company CLAAS Global Sales GmbH in Ashgabat on Wednesday, the Turkmen government said.

The meeting was attended by the company's President for sales in CIS countries Diter Duringer and Regional Director for Central Asia and Caucasus Sergey Potemin.

Businessmen emphasized the interest of the company in strengthening its position in the local market, "where the conditions for a successful business, including political stability, well thought-investment policies with a substantial financial, tax and customs privileges are created.

The two sides discussed the possibility of the implementation of new joint projects.

A supply of agricultural machinery from Claas Global Sales GmbH is supplied to Turkmenistan. Some 500 tractors will be supplied to the Turkmenobakhizmat state association by the end of year.

The contract was signed in spring of this year according to presidential decree.

The contract will supply AXION-850 tilled tractors and EurOpal 9 5 No.100 ploughs and their spare parts.

Class supplied 270 combine harvesters to Turkmen market last year. Service centres are already operating in country regions. According to local specialists this technique is designed for local soil and climatic conditions.

Combines designed for harvesting wheat as well as rice with optimised construction and mechanisms are among this delivery.

Claas is one of world leaders in the field of agricultural production. The company was established in 1913. It produces a wide range of machines. The company has been actively operating in Turkmenistan since 2007 and is currently supplying balers along with tractors and combines.

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