Railroad infrastructure investment projects may be implemented between Turkmenistan, Spain

Business Materials 18 January 2021 17:29 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 18

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

There may be investments in the field of fertilizers and railroad infrastructure between Turkmenistan and Spain in the future, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union, and Cooperation of Spain told Trend.

The ministry also said about the areas interesting for joint cooperation in 2021.

“There are interesting opportunities in the fields of energy, hydrological resources, water sanitation, transport infrastructure, construction, textiles, agro-food industry and, especially, tourism,” noted the message.

There may be Spanish participation in the field of railroad infrastructure, added the message.
In terms of the results of cooperation of 2020, the ministry said that the most significant trend has been an increase in trade.

As earlier Spanish Ministry of Agriculture told Trend, Some 241.82 tons of agricultural products were exported from Spain to Turkmenistan from January through September 2020, compared to 149.17 tons for the same period of 2019.

According to statistics provided by the Ministry of Agriculture of Spain, during the specified period, 170.32 tons of cocoa and its preparations were exported from Spain to Turkmenistan, compared to 92.44 tons for the same period of 2019.

In addition, Spain exported wood and charcoal to Turkmenistan in the amount of 7.50 tons in the reporting period, while the export indicator of similar products was 26.12 tons a year earlier.

Some 35.76 tonnes of vegetables and fruits were exported to Turkmenistan from Spain, compared to 26.12 tons in January through September of 2019.

The report notes that products based on cereals, flour, starch, fecula, or milk were exported to Turkmenistan in the amount of 7.65 tons, while meat and offal from Spain were exported to Turkmenistan in the amount of 20.99 tons.

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