Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 12
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Priority areas of mutually beneficial cooperation were discussed during the Turkmen-Turkish business forum in Ashgabat, Turkmen Altyn Asyr TV channel reported Feb. 12.
Concrete proposals, including the issues to increase the growth of the countries' trade turnover and expand its product range, create favorable conditions for doing business in both countries, were discussed during the forum.
A delegation of businessmen led by the Turkish Economy Minister Mustafa Elitash arrived in Ashgabat for participation in the business forum. They represent leading industrial centers, Turkish cities of Istanbul and Izmir, as well as large industrial clusters of the Anatolian, Aegean, Mediterranean and Black Sea regions.
During the meeting with Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov the Turkish minister noted high perspectives of the Turkmen market, where according to him, favorable investment climate and all conditions for the successful business partnership were created.
The sides noted the existence of large opportunities for diversification of effective trade and economic ties, expanding the range of bilateral trade turnover, implementation of joint projects.
Turkey is one of the major trade and economic partners of Turkmenistan. Over 600 Turkish companies operate in the Turkmen market.