Belarus names volume of money transfers from Turkmenistan

Finance Materials 25 January 2021 12:43 (UTC +04:00)
Belarus names volume of money transfers from Turkmenistan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 25

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

The volume of money transfers from Turkmenistan to Belarus exceeded $ 17 million in 2020, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenportal information portal.

In general, Belarus received transfers from abroad totaling $319.9 million in 2020.

Most of the transfers last year Belarus received from Russia — $100.2 million. The second place was taken by the US ($48.4 million), third-by Turkmenistan ($17.7 million).

Transfers made through the international money transfer systems Western Union, Money Gram, and others.

Earlier, Turkmenistan and Belarus considered the possibility of increasing trade between the countries in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

During the meeting, up-to-date information was provided on the development of bilateral trade and economic cooperation, barriers that have arisen, and measures taken to support enterprises and stimulate business contacts.

Turkmenistan and Belarus cooperate in a number of areas. In particular, import-export operations between countries are constantly being implemented, especially within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Commission.

The countries also cooperate in the transport sector. In particular, the Belavia Airlines of Belarus, which previously suspended flights to Turkmenistan due to the pandemic, said that it is ready to resume flights on the Minsk-Ashgabat-Minsk route at any time and confirmed its readiness to colleagues from Turkmenistan.

Thus, air traffic will be restored immediately after receiving permission from the aviation authorities of Turkmenistan.


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