The growth of gross domestic product of Turkmenistan in 2018 amounted to 6.2 percent. This was announced by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at an expanded meeting of the government dedicated to last year's results.
According to the head of state, last year the export volume of Turkmen products exceeded 11 billion 200 million US dollars. In the country, 1,704 facilities worth about $ 10 billion were built and commissioned. In 2018, production in the country compared to 2017 increased by 5 percent.
At the enlarged meeting of the government, among the tasks for the near term, the head of state called a decrease in the dependence of the domestic market on exports, acceleration of digitalization of the economy, development of market institutions and an active investment policy.