Representatives of small and medium business actively participate in agricultural production processing

Private enterprises for production of tomato paste will be opened in S.Turkmenbashy etrap, Dashoguz Velayat. The Government allocated one hectare of land for long term lease to local entrepreneur Shatlyk Kakajanov. At present time, the foundation of production workshop was laid. The entrepreneur plans to install high productive specialized equipment there. There are talks with European companies on procurement of this equipment at the moment.

Together with the main product, which is tomato paste, the entrepreneur is going to develop production of ketchup and juice. He plans to lease large plot of land from the government and grow tomatoes for making of his own resource base.

The construction of livestock and plant processing enterprises of different output occurring everywhere was initiated by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. They are to be real mechanism in large-scale work for provision of population with own quality food products and to increase creation of new occupancies. Members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs are actively involved in development of ago industrial sector.

In the next several years, domestic industrialists and entrepreneurs plan to build hothouse farms, several livestock farms for production of meat and milk, enterprise for production of canned vegetables and others in Dashoguz Velayat.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper