Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 7
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan's GDP growth amounted to 6.5 percent in 2015, said the message of the country's government.
Macroeconomic indicators of Turkmenistan over the last year were clarified during a recent meeting of the country's Cabinet of Ministers.
In 2015, the growth in the industry sphere amounted to 3.1 percent, construction - 8.1 percent, transport and communication sector - 9.8 percent, trade - 10.4 percent, agriculture - 7.9 percent, service sector - 9.8 percent, according to the message.
After hearing the report, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov noted that the macro-economic indicators clearly show steady progressive development of the national economy and successful implementation of reforming programs.
The president also stressed the importance of adoption of comprehensive measures to use the full potential and maintain stable growth trends in all spheres, as well as the need for regular analysis and forecasting of the macroeconomic situation.
Ashgabat chose a course to diversify the local economy. The textile industry, as well as the area of petroleum products, advanced. The oil, gas and chemical industry and the production of building materials are being actively developed.