Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan Agreed To Expand Trade Ties: Officials

Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan agreed to speed up work for expanding trade ties in areas of energy, transportation, logistics sectors, as well as in agriculture, food, and processing industries.

Turkmen Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Chari Gylydjov, and Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister, Roman Sklyar met at the 11th meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Turkmen-Kazakh Commission on Economic, Scientific, Technical, and Cultural Cooperation, where they discussed in detail economic relations between the two states.

Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan said their priority is to accelerate cooperation in terms of oil and gas, transportation, and communication sectors based on bilateral and multilateral interaction.

Increased coordination among the related officials from both countries was also discussed.

The range and volumes of supplied goods and services between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan were also highlighted during the meeting.

Trade between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan had reached $143 million in the first nine months of 2021, up 11.7 percent from the same period in the previous yea.

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