YEREVAN, September 6. /ARKA/. Commerce turnover between Armenia and Turkmenistan totaled $16.12 million within the seven months, Turkmenistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Sapardurdy Toylyev said Thursday during the fourth meeting of Armenian-Turkmen intergovernmental commission.
He also said that the export accounted $13 million, and import- $2.9 million.
“In 2011 the commerce turnover between our countries was $27.8 million. Of it, export was $25.3, and import- $2.9 million,” he noted.
According to him, Turkmenistan mainly exports to Armenia fuel and energy materials, textile, agricultural products, whereas Armenia exports to Turkmenistan electrical goods, equipment, food, chemical production, metal.
“Turkmenistan has 10 enterprises with Armenian investors, and four investment projects valued at total $1 million 282 thousand,” PM added.
On his side, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia Armen Mosvisyan said that the sides have reported resources for expanding the commerce turnover.
“I think there are other spheres too where we could effectively cooperate,” he said.
Armenia hosts the fourth Armenian-Turkmen intergovernmental meeting. The agenda includes issues related to economic cooperation. Following
the meeting the sides are expected to sign a joint protocol. —0--