Turkmenistan, Turkey look for ways to diversify business co-op
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Oct. 16
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with the head of the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges Rifat Hisarcıklıoglu and exchanged views on the prospects for diversification of business partnership between the two countries, Turkmen national television channel Altyn Asir reported.
During the meeting Hisarcıklıoglu said that the high prospects of the Turkmen market are stipulated by its versatile potential, as well as favorable investment climate created in the country.
It was stressed during the meeting that the practice of holding regular business forums and sectoral fairs also contribute to the expansion of effective cooperation between Turkmenistan and Turkey.
The sides noted at the meeting that the mentioned fairs present good opportunities for searching relevant areas of partnership, as well as developing contacts between business organizations of the two countries.
Turkey is one of the largest trade-economic partners of Turkmenistan. More than 600 Turkish companies are working on the local market. They are actively involved in the construction industry.
Earlier it was reported that as of 2013, the foreign trade turnover of Turkmenistan and Turkey amounted to about $4.746 billion or by 38 percent more than in 2012.