Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan may expand range of mutually supplied goods

Business Materials 30 June 2020 14:14 (UTC +04:00)
Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan may expand range of mutually supplied goods

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 30

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan have noted the importance of expanding the range of mutually supplied goods and services, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenistan State News Agency.

This issue was discussed during a phone conversation of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov.

The presidents noted the importance of creating conditions for meetings between representatives of the business circles of the two countries.

The bilateral relations between the countries have been developing in recent years, which is facilitated by regular negotiations and visits at the highest and governmental levels, the report said.

The presidents also touched upon the issues of international and regional policy.

Previously, the leadership of the Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan considered proposals to stimulate entrepreneurship and investment cooperation.

In the first seven months of 2019, the trade turnover between Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan amounted to $6.5 million, as entrepreneurs mainly cooperated in the trade sphere.

Tourism, transport, logistics and agriculture were also identified as promising areas of cooperation.

Turkmenistan supplies fresh tomatoes, bakery and flour products, textiles, and pipes to Kyrgyzstan. In turn, Kyrgyzstan exports lamps, plastic films and tapes, and machinery for the textile industry to Turkmenistan.

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