Turkmenistan enters the rank of largest chemical exporters

Turkmenistan made another step toward the integration into the rank of industrial developed states of the world, having joined the number of largest exporters of chemical products, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said at the opening ceremony of Garabogazcarbamid plant in Balkan velayat.

The Head of the State noted that all production made by the plant, which is provided with advance technologies, is oriented on the export. Total capacity of the facility, built in Garabogaz, is 1,155,000 tons of carbamide per year.

Land and subsoil resources of Turkmenistan are the main fundamentals of national economy, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted. The main industrial branches of national economy confidently gain momentum in the result of successful industrialization. These are chemical and textile industries, production of construction materials, processing branches, which are modernized on innovative basis.

High technology production structures are established under the transition to non-resource direction of development; volumes of various and competitive products made of rich natural resources of the country are growing.

Turkmen leader noted ammonia factory for production of 400,000 tons of synthetic ammonia and 640,000 tons of carbamide per year, which was opened in Mary Velayat on 2014.

The list is added with the factory for production of 500,000 tons of sulphuric acid per year in Lebap Velayat as well as the glass production workshop in Ahal Velayat. Construction of textile complexes in Kaahka and Babadayhan etraps, Ahal Velayat can also be brought as good example.

Our country has huge resources of natural gas. It is used as a raw material for production of mineral fertilizers. It allows expanding the production of nitrogen fertilizers, especially carbamide, and to build new production facilities in the future, the President of Turkmenistan said.

Source: Turkmenistan State News Agency-TDH