The growth rates of Turkmenistan's GDP for the first two months remain at the level of 6.2%, which indicates that the state continues to develop dynamically. President Serdar Berdimuhamedov said this at a government meeting last Friday, at which the results of the development of industries in January-February 2023 were summed up.
Speaking of this, the head of state noted that the results of two months show that our independent state continues to develop dynamically. In this context, the President emphasized the need not only to maintain the results achieved, but also to increase them, the news agency writes.
Also at the government meeting, it was reported that, compared with the same period last year, production in January-February this year increased by 6% as a whole, the volume of retail trade increased by 9.5%, the volume of foreign trade turnover increased by 3.4% due to increase in exports and imports.
In large and medium-sized enterprises, the average monthly salary increased by 9.7% compared to the same period last year. Wages, pensions, state benefits and student scholarships have been financed in a timely manner.
For January-February of this year, the volume of assimilated investments from all sources of financing increased by 9.1% compared to the same period in 2022.