In Turkmenistan, special attention is paid to youth entrepreneurship. One of the state policy priorities is to support and encourage youth entrepreneurship. Today, the need to intensify youth initiatives in the state and public life is not only a way to create employment opportunities for the population, but also an important area of the social and economic development of the country.  In the modern epoch, the role of small and medium sized businesses in Turkmenistan’s economy is increasing from year to year. The programmes that set forth the main areas of support for small and medium sized businesses and young entrepreneurs are the Revival of the New Epoch of the Powerful State: National Social and Economic Development Programme of Turkmenistan for 20222052, the Social and Economic Development Programme of the President of Turkmenistan for 20222028 and the State Programme to Support Small and Medium Sized Businesses for 20182024.

New city with digital platform

«7/24. tm», № 43 (126), 24.10. 2022 In the picturesque foothills of the Kopetdag, the future administrative center of the Akhal velayat has acquired visible outlines. Already approaching from afar, you are amazed at the scale of construction. All this became possible thanks to Arkadaglu Serdar and the Hero-Arkadag, on whose initiative the Akhal velayat will have a new modern administrative center.

Agroindustrial Complex: Modern Trends and Development Prospects

Issues of the food sector development and the satisfaction of the demand of the population for food in a wide range and of high quality are constantly in the focus of government attention. To effectively address them, the State Commission for Ensuring Food Security has also been established. The agricultural sector is one of the key segments of the economy of Turkmenistan. Favourable natural and climatic conditions that the country has and the well-thought-out strategy of the state in this direction contribute to the dynamic development of the agroindustrial sector. The country creates all the necessary conditions for the high-performance work of farmers and the growth of rich harvests of crops, thanks to which nutritious and environmentally friendly vegetables and fruit, which are very popular both in the domestic and world markets, are grown in our land.

Import substitution: new reality

In recent years, Turkmenistan’s private sector has significantly expanded its presence in the domestic market. Through large-scale efforts to replace imports and to create new industrial areas for Turkmen economy, the list of competitive domestically produced goods is increasing with every passing day. Turkmen entrepreneurs have made significant progress in the food industry. The products made by Turkmen manufacturers continuously replenish the list of domestic goods, contributing to import substitution and enhancing the export potential of our country. In this regard, the state policy priorities include food safety and quality, the adoption of modern automation technologies and the computerisation of the business environment. High-demand products

Entrepreneurship: In Priority Areas

In accordance with the instructions of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, a set of strategic development areas of small and medium-sized businesses is expanding, it includes various tools to support small and medium-sized businesses. An important component in achieving the goals is the State Programme to Support Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and the Action Plan for 2018–2024. This document was adopted in accordance with the Law of Turkmenistan “On State Support for Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises”, which will ensure the successful implementation of the Socioeconomic Development Programme for 2019–2025.

An­ti­sep­tics from turk­men ma­nu­factu­rers

In mo­dern con­di­tions around the world, the is­sues of di­sin­fecti­on in pub­lic places are of par­ticular im­por­tance. In this re­gard, to­day hy­gie­ne pro­ducts are in great de­mand, which accor­ding­ly gives ri­se to supp­ly. The­re­fo­re, in recent years, the num­ber of en­terp­ri­ses specia­li­sing in the pro­ducti­on of de­ter­gents and di­sin­fectants has no­ticeab­ly increa­sed in Turk­me­nis­tan. In or­der to find out how the an­ti­bacte­rial supp­lies we use dai­ly are ma­de, cor­res­pon­dents of the NT news­pa­per went to the Täç Hil in­dividual en­terp­ri­se.

The Net­work of Hot­hou­ses Expands

The net­work of hot­hou­ses is gro­wing with new facili­ties: with the par­ticipa­tion of the he­ad of sta­te, six lar­ge comp­lexes, built by mem­bers of the Union of In­dust­ria­lists and Ent­rep­re­neurs of Turk­me­nis­tan (UIET), we­re com­mis­sio­ned in all velayats of the count­ry in 2021. Two such facili­ties we­re la­unched in the Ahal velayat, one in the Kaah­ka et­rap, with an area of eight hecta­res out of 27 lea­sed ones, the de­sign capacity of which is three thou­sand ton­nes of pro­ducts a year (Oguz­ýo­ly Private En­terp­ri­se) and anot­her in the Ak Bug­day et­rap of five hecta­res with an an­nual po­ten­tial of 500 ton­nes of harvest (Daş­de­mir Private En­terp­ri­se). In the Bal­kan velayat, at two hecta­res of a hot­hou­se, mo­dern high-tech equip­ment for plant care was put in­to ope­ra­tion by a private ent­rep­re­neur Sa­par­dur­dy Naz­liyev, who decided to grow fruit, plan­ning to yield up to 50 ton­nes of vita­min pro­ducts a year. In the Char­jev et­rap, Le­bap velayat, Al­tyn Bür­güt private en­terp­ri­se grows to­ma­toes in a hot­hou­se with an area of 8.5 hecta­res; at pre­sent, so­wing activities are car­ried out the­re for the new sea­son. One hund­red peop­le work the­re. In the Sa­karcha­ga et­rap, Ma­ry velayat, the Mäh­ri­ban Obam private

UAE – the world’s first country to transit to 4.5-days a week

«7/», № 07 (90), 14.02.2022.   The UAE is transiting a new working week, which will now be 4.5 days. The reform is expected to boost competitiveness and improve a balance between work and leisure, helping to increase leisure time and labour productivity of UAE citizens. Weekend days will change from Friday and Saturday to Saturday and Sunday.

Düwmejik – a guarantee of quality services

«7/», № 06 (89), 07.02.2022. In the epoch of might and happiness, private companies have made a great progress through their hard work and consistent efforts. Thanks to the excellent starting conditions, the importance of the information and communications sectors for the publishing industry that provides high-quality services to printing houses has grown. State-of-the-art technological machines and equipment installed at enterprises and new technical processes learned by staffs allow training specialists for the printing industry.

Growing Demand for Online Services

One of the key vectors of Turkmenistan’s development strategy is the policy of digitisation, which opens up new opportunities. At present, the Conception of the Development of Digital Economy in Turkmenistan for 2019–2025 is consistently implemented in the country. In this context, online commerce has been actively developing. Today, in all regions of the country, many supermarkets offer their customers an opportunity to buy the right goods without leaving the house. Almost all the major stores have started to sell online through pre-developed websites, where you can not only be acquainted with the product range, but also collect everything you need in a virtual cart. Orders made on internet sites are delivered directly to buyers and payments are accepted both in cash and in non-cash form.