Doing Business in Turkmenistan

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Subject (Course): International Trade and Business in Turkmenistan. Ashgabat. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Turkmenistan (Central Asia)
  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

Objectives of the subject "Doing Business in the Republic of Turkmenistan":

  1. To analyze the Turkmen economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate business opportunities in Turkmenistan
  3. To explore Turkmenistan's trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Turkmenistan's Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Turkmen Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Turkmen Market
Subject "Doing Business in Turkmenistan" is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business (MIB), Muslims Countries, and Asia
  2. Doctorates (DIB): DIB Islamic Countries, DIB Business in Asia

Master in International Business for Turkmen students.

Course learning materials in En (or Es Turkmenistan).

  1. Credits of the subject "Doing Business in Turkmenistan": 1 ECTS/0.5 AC Credits
  2. Duration: 1 week

Sample of the subject - Doing Business in Turkmenistan:
Turkmenistan Business

Subject Description (Doing Business in Turkmenistan).

The Republic of Turkmenistan.

  1. Turkmenistan shares borders with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Iran, and Uzbekistan
  2. Population: 5 millions of people.
  3. 85% of the population are Turkmen.
  4. Area: 491,000 km²
  5. Capital: Ashgabat
  6. The official language: Turkmen (Turkic group of languages).
  7. English and Russian are widely spoken.
  8. Great Silk Road passes through Turkmenistan
  9. Territorial organization: five velayats (Ahal, Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap, and Mary)
  10. Turkmen independence: 1991 (URSS)
  11. Turkmenistan is a Presidential Republic
  12. The main religion: Islam
  13. Turkmenistan belongs to the Sunni-Turkic area of the Islamic Civilization.

Turkmenistan Gap Pazarlama

Turkmen Economy.

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

Foreign Trade of Turkmenistan.

  1. The main exports of Turkmenistan: oil, carbon, cement, salt, iodine, and grains
  2. Exporter of electricity (Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, and Tajikistan)
  3. Construction of the railway Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran
  4. Regional transit center of railway transportation

Turkmenistan has preferential access/FTA.

  1. Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)
  2. Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program
  3. The European Union Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)
  4. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (associated)
  5. Shanghai Cooperation Organization (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)

CAREC Central Asia

Community Independent States

Turkmenistan is a member of...

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

EU GSP Preferences

Economic Cooperation Organization



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