Turkmenistan’s foreign trade turnover exceeds $21B

Business Materials 20 September 2014 10:18 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept. 20

By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:

Turkmenistan's foreign trade turnover has exceeded $ 21 billion since early 2014, the Turkmen Ministry of Economy and Development said on Sept. 19.

The main exporting countries are: Iran, Russia, China, Georgia, Italy, Turkey, Afghanistan and other foreign countries.

The dominant importing countries are Turkey, China, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Iran, France, Germany.

The share of Turkmen oil and oil products, gas, vegetable oil, textile, cotton fabric and other goods is growing. Turkmenistan remains the largest exporter of natural gas in Central Asia.

It is planned to achieve the most intensive growth rates in the chemical, textile, food industries, production of construction materials, agriculture.