Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Oct. 15
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
A two-day International Exhibition and Conference entitled "Main Directions of Development of Industrial Sector of Turkmenistan" kicked off in Ashgabat, Trend reports referring to the organizer of the event - the Turkmen Ministry of Industry and Communications.
The exhibition is being held through the assistance of the Turkmen Chamber of Commerce and Industry and is dedicated to the textile industry, chemical industry, production of building materials, telecommunications, transport and logistics.
This is the first such event being held in Turkmenistan. It provides the opportunity to exchange experience, new ideas and achievements, as well as to attract the latest innovative solutions to Turkmenistan.
Exhibitors will demonstrate their achievements for business and further establishment of solid business partnership that will be implemented in specific contracts and projects.
Turkmenistan, according to a British Petroleum (BP) report, ranks fourth in terms of natural gas reserves in the world and currently exports it to China and Russia.
Ashgabat is looking for new gas export routes; at the same time, it is conducting large-scale diversification of the economy. Presently, the textile and oil products industries have advanced, the oil and gas chemical industries and the building materials industry are actively developing.