ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Jan. 31
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Denim clothing of Turkmenistan’s local BEDEW trademark are exported to countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, the US, Kazakhstan and others, Trend reports referring to the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper.
These goods are produced at the Turkmenbashi Jeans Complex (Akhal region), where the well-known COLIN’S, ZOLLA, MODIS also place their orders.
The advanced technologies that meet the most modern trends in world fashion are used in the production of denim clothing.
The complex with a total area of more than 20 hectares was commissioned in the 1990s. The annual capacity of the complex, in which about 3,000 people work, is 9,000 tons of yarn, about 17,000 square meters of fabric and 1.8 million pieces of denim clothing.
Turkmenbashi Jeans Complex was awarded with the certificates of ISO 9001: Production Management and Quality Control System, ISO 14001: Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health and Safety at the Enterprise.
More than one million tons of cotton, which serve as a raw material base for the development of the textile industry, are grown in Turkmenistan annually.
A significant part of Turkmenistan’s exported products are home textiles, sports and jeans wear, produced under the world-famous brands Puma, Wal-Mart, Bershka, Pull & Bear, River Island and Cosco.
It is planned to allocate more than $300 million till 2025 for the implementation of more than 30 projects in the Turkmen textile industry.
Eighteen out of 29 textile enterprises planned for transfer to private ownership, have already been privatized in Turkmenistan.
The assortment of textile products in the near future will be expanded thanks to the establishment of the production of corduroy fabric and various types of non-woven materials like spunbond, spunlace, hollow fiber, curtains, as well as padding polyester and carpet.