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Turkmenistan

06.03.2016

Supplies of Turkmen textiles and cotton to Russia may be organized in the near future, as announced during a meeting of representatives of the two countries held with participation of the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation. According to the website of this structure, the Russian side was represented by Deputy President of the Chamber Alexander Rybakov, while Ambassador of Turkmenistan in Russia Berdymurad Redzhepov spoke for the Turkmen side. In addition, Turkmenistan was represented by members of the Government and the Ministry of the Textile Industry.

05.03.2016

Construction of a plant for production of gasoline from natural gas has begun in Akhal province of Turkmenistan, near the settlement of Ovan-Depe. According to the local media, implementation of this project takes place on the basis of the contract signed in 2015 by the Turkmengaz state corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (a consortium of Japanese companies) and Rönesans Endüstri Tesisleri Inşaat Sanaýi ve Tiçaret Anonim Şirketi (Turkish company). The total cost of construction will be about 1.7 billion dollars.

02.03.2016

In Turkmenistan, the ongoing modernization of the Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries will make it possible to increase the annual oil refining volume to the level of 10-10.5 million tons. With that, the refinery yield will reach 95 percent, as stated in the announcement of the Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Republic published on February 25. At the moment, the enterprise is witnessing reconstruction of the existing facilities and construction of new technological capacities.

 

02.03.2016

The capital of Turkmenistan hosted a regular meeting of the government chaired by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. It addressed a number of issues related to public life, and discussed several draft documents. In particular, deputy chairman of the government B. Hodzhamammedov delivered a report on the current situation in the financial and economic sphere, and touched upon the issues related to public life and the social sphere.

 

29.02.2016

Vigorous activity in the industrial sector, in conjunction with promotion of export development with a focus on modernization and diversification of the industry, will allow to reduce the risks associated with the volatility of the current commodity world prices, thus supporting the growth of the economy of Turkmenistan. This is stated in the report of the Institute of Economic Development and Strategic Planning of Turkmenistan.

29.02.2016

In Ashgabat, the Turkmen capital, most construction projects have been stopped because of the shortage of workers, which is a result of deportation of foreigners and non-residents from the city by the order of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The document was focused on improving the current system of private apartment renting, which resulted in a series of raids carried out by the state bodies. Consequently, according to a number of local publications, many construction projects began experiencing an acute shortage of work force.

 

25.02.2016

At present, Turkmenistan conducts works aimed at improving regulations in the areas of certification and standardization of products and services in compliance with the national mark of conformity. This is stated in the text of the government message published on February, 22. In accordance with the provisions of the laws of Turkmenistan “On Certification” and “On Standardization,” the competent authorities approve specifications and national standards, and determine the procedure for their registration.

 

25.02.2016

At present, Turkmenistan conducts works aimed at improving regulations in the areas of certification and standardization of products and services in compliance with the national mark of conformity. This is stated in the text of the government message published on February, 22. In accordance with the provisions of the laws of Turkmenistan “On Certification” and “On Standardization,” the competent authorities approve specifications and national standards, and determine the procedure for their registration.

 

23.02.2016

During the recent Ashgabat-based meeting of the Government of Turkmenistan, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave instructions related to strengthening the productive capacity of the national fuel and energy complex. In particular, he spoke about introducing innovative technology and attracting foreign investment in large infrastructure projects. So reads the text of the government press release published on February 20.

 

23.02.2016

On March 1, 2016, Turkmenistan will introduce the procedure of obligatory state insurance against fire for legal entities, including foreign ones. A number of local publications reported the news, noting that the corresponding decree was signed by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.