e-Course: Doing Business in Turkmenistan

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): Foreign Trade and Business in Turkmenistan. Ashgabat.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Turkmenistan
  2. Turkmen Economy
  3. Economic Profile of Turkmenistan's Regions
  4. Doing Business in Ashgabat
  5. Foreign Trade of Turkmenistan
  6. Business Opportunities in Turkmenistan
    1. Construction
    2. Textiles
    3. Energy
    4. Food industry
  7. Case Study:
    1. Awaza National Tourism Zone
    2. Gap Pazarlama (Textile)
  8. Access to the Turkmen Market
  9. Business Plan for Turkmenistan

The aims of the Online Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Turkmenistan” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Turkmen economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate business opportunities in Turkmenistan
  3. To explore Turkmen trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Turkmen Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Turkmen Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Turkmen Market
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Doing Business in Turkmenistan” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Muslim Countries, Asia
  2. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Asia, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Business in Central Asia
  4. Bachelor of Science in International Trade

Higher Education programs adapted for Turkmen Students.

Course learning materials in Master in International Business in English (or Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Turkmenistán Study, Master in International Business in French Turkménistan).

  1. Credits of the Online Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Turkmenistan”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

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Description of the Online Course: Doing Business in Turkmenistan.

The Republic of Turkmenistan.

  1. Turkmenistan shares borders with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Iran, and Uzbekistan
  2. Turkmen Population: 5 million people
  3. 85% of the population are Turkmen
  4. Area: 491,000 square kilometres
  5. Capital: Ashgabat
  6. Official language: Turkmen (Turkic group of languages)
  7. English and Russian are widely spoken
  8. The Great Silk Road passes through Turkmenistan
  9. Territorial organisation: five velayats (Ahal, Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap, and Mary)
  10. Turkmen independence: 1991 (URSS)
  11. Turkmenistan is a Presidential Republic

Main religion: Islam

Turkmenistan belongs to the Sunni-Turkic area of the Islamic Civilisation

Turkmenistan Gap Pazarlama (Course)

Turkmen Economy.

  1. Agriculture: 80% of Turkmenistan is farm lands
  2. Significant water resources (Karakum River)
  3. Turkmen Mineral resources: hydrocarbon, mining, salt, boron, magnesium, potassium, rubidium, and bentonite
  4. Drilling and exploration for petrol and gas
  5. Turkmen industrial sector: petrol and gas, chemical, electric power, engineering, and textile (60 textile complexes)
  6. Main sectors of the Turkmen economy: petrol and gas, power engineering, agriculture, construction, transport and communications, chemical, textile, and building materials
  7. The Turkmenbashi complex of petroleum refineries is the largest high-octane gasoline and kerosene producer in Central Asia
  8. Gas pipelines to China and Iran
  9. Turkmen currency: Manat
  10. Turkmenistan is one of the ten most corrupt countries

Foreign Trade of Turkmenistan.

  1. Main exports of Turkmenistan are petroleum, carbon, cement, salt, iodine, and grains
  2. Electricity exporter (Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, and Tajikistan)
  3. Construction of the railway Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran
  4. Regional transit centre of railway transport

Turkmenistan has preferential access/FTA.

  1. Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)
  2. Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme
  3. The European Union Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  4. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (associated)
  5. Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) (Guest Attendance)
  6. Armenia-Turkmenistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  7. Turkmenistan-Georgia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  8. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)

Central Asia Economic Cooperation

Community of Independent States CIS, Course

Turkmenistan is a member of...

  1. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  2. Islamic Development Bank
  3. World Customs Organisation
  4. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
  5. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  6. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)
  7. Boao Forum for Asia
  8. Economic Commission Europe (UNECE)
  9. Turkmenistan and the Middle East (AMED)
  10. European Investment Bank
  11. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)

Generalised System of Preferences (GSP, Course)

Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO, Master)

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