BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 15. Production of the agro-industrial complex of Turkmenistan increased by 110.1 percent in 1H2022, compared to the same period last year, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan Annageldi Yazmyradow said, Trend reports with reference to the State News Agency of Turkmenistan.
According to him, during the reporting period, the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan increased production by 110.7 percent, the State Committee of Water Management – 104.1 percent, the Turkmen Atlary State Association – 103.4 percent.
Furthermore, the Deputy Chairman noted that the plan for growing vegetables was exceeded by 14.8 percent, melons - 18.3 percent, potatoes – 20.7 percent, and investments in agriculture by 63.3 percent.
Agriculture in Turkmenistan is developing rapidly. This is one of the most important sectors of the economy of Turkmenistan. The main types of agricultural crops grown on the territory of Turkmenistan are wheat, cotton, rice, sugar beet, fodder, vegetable, melon, fruit, and berry crops.