Turkmenistan intends to increase textile export
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept. 25
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
The large-scale work is carried out in Turkmenistan to fully reveal the country's economic potential and increase the textile export, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said at a government meeting.
“Turkmenistan creates conditions for bringing the domestic textile industry to a new level by making huge investments in the implementation of major industrial projects," Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper cited the president as saying.
“It is necessary not only to increase the industrial capacity, but also introduce the advanced technologies,” the president added.
More than one million tons of cotton is grown in Turkmenistan annually, which is the raw material base for the development of the textile industry.