History

2008


  • 2008 is one of the main historically significant years in the development of enterprise activity of our country. On 17th-18th March, in the Exhibition Centre, “Sergi koshgi” with the assistance of the Esteemed President the exhibition of entrepreneurs was held for the first time, which acquainted with the private business capabilities. Here, the State Leader held the broadened meeting of the Cabinet Ministers of Turkmenistan devoted to the issues of development of individual enterprise activity and signed a number of documents, which provided creation of favorable conditions for the persons engaged in development of private business and enterprise activity, as a result of which the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan – a public organization uniting industrialists and entrepreneurs carrying out enterprise activity on the basis of a private property was formed.
  • On 1st October 2008 with a blessing of Esteemed President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov opening of the first in Turkmenistan “Gush toplumy” poultry-farming complex with the productivity of three thousand tons of poultry meat a year was held in Baharly etrap, Ahal velayat.
  • In October 2008 in Baharly etrap the poultry-farming complex of Individual Enterprise “Hoshzaman” was put into operation. This poultry factory produces 21 million eggs a year.


2009

 

  • In April 2009 at the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, the Enterprise School was created. The educational seminars and educational projects stated to be conducted for skilled entrepreneurs and beginners-businessmen devoted to the organization of their activity, modern office-work and international experience of cooperation. For today, the school offers to the listener's services in vocational training on 29 directions; on some of them, educational activity is conducted in its branches of Balkan, Mary, Lebap and Dashoguz velayats.
  • In August 2009 – for the purposes of further development of the private business of our country the Law of Turkmenistan on State Support of Small-scale and Medium-scale Business was adopted.


2010

 

  • In July 2010 in Abadan, Ahal velayat, the State Leader gave his blessing to the beginning of activity of Individual Enterprise “Bereketli” specialized in meat processing. The enterprise is equipped with high technologies and modern equipment giving the capability for production of high-quality products.
  • On 2nd July 2010 with the assistance of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov in Ashgabad a ceremony of solemn opening of “Aybolek” Furniture Factory meeting, the world standards was held.
  • On 17th September 2010 by order of the Esteemed President, the first edition of the newspaper of the Members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan – “Rysgal” newspaper was issued. Thus, the Members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan were the first that put into practice the idea of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov on the formation of private mass media.


2011

 

  • On 19th January 2011, President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov participated in a ceremony of solemn opening and blessed an activity of the new modern complex fully automated with a full production cycle – “Keyik” factory for the production of glassware located to the north of the Turkmen capital.
  • On 21st May 2011 the President of Turkmenistan approved the Law of Turkmenistan on the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. The new document is directed at the perfection of the working system of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan for further increase in the importance of the development of enterprise activity in Turkmenistan and determines legal, organizational and economic bases of the Union.


2012

 

  • On 12th October 2012 in the Turkmen capital with the assistance of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov, a ceremony of solemn opening and putting into operation of the Business Centre of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan was held. The same day the President of Turkmenistan signed the document on the creation of “Rysgal” Joint-Stock Commercial Bank, which will be located in a new building of the Business Centre. The opening of the Business Centre of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan is a historically significant event.
  • On 21st August 2012, the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan was formed. More than 300 representatives of enterprise activity organizations of various regions as well as the representatives of public organizations and mass media participated in the Congress.
  • On 20th March 2012, President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov participated in a ceremony of opening of a new production building of Economic Company “Hasar”. This object was erected within the frameworks of the large-scale program on a support of national enterprise activity in our country and is one of the exemplary productions directed at a decrease in import production and increase in export volumes.
  • One of historically significant events, which visually shows positive democratic transformations of Turkmenistan political life is formation in August 2012 of the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan; its purpose is assistance in solving of objectives of a state structure, first of all, in realization of a social policy, creation of material, social and spiritual conditions directed at provision of well-being of citizens of the country, prosperity of our Native land.


2013

 

  • In October 2013 in “Avaza” National Tourist Zone with the assistance of the State Leader a solemn ceremony of opening and putting into operation of “Täjir” Recreation Complex of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan was held. The structure of this Complex constructed by strength and means of the TUIE Members includes a 12-storeyed hotel building with 164 rooms, eight two-storeyed cottages with an improved layout of rooms, each of which is provided for one family as well as a cottage settlement comprising 27 two-storeyed cottages, each of which is provided for 2 families.


2014

 

  • In 2014 a number of objects for the industrial and social-and-cultural purpose were put into operation by the TUIE Members - private construction enterprises. The reconstructed building of “Garashsyzlygyn 15 yyllygy” Shopping Centre as well as new office facilities and a parking place adjoining to it may be mentioned among them. The Shopping Centre including a market is located in a three-storyed building; the conditions are created there for the functioning of 780 shops The Shopping Centre provides workplaces for one and a half thousand people.
  • In June 2014 in the capital “KIA-HYUNDAI” Trading-Service Centre was put into operation. Its two-storeyed building was constructed in accordance with the newest standards. The total area of the Trading-Service Centre is 1,8 hectares. In ecologically pure car wash with high technologies, about 130 motor vehicles are daily served. Here, for the first time in Turkmenistan, the method of water regeneration and treating is applied, which enables to recycle and treat up to 85% of water used. The equipment gives the capability for washing of motor vehicles just for 5 minutes. Among the new buildings the Cattle-breeding Complex of Economic Company “Sahawatly”, which is located on the territory of “Abadan” Dayhan Association, Derveze etrap, Ahal velayat, may be mentioned.
  • In July, in “Avaza” National Tourist Zone the foundation laying of a new cottage complex of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan took place. For the construction of this complex the ground area of 4,48 hectares is allocated, on which fifty-four comfortable cottages for 700 places will be placed.
  • In commemoration of the 23-year anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan in the country capital a solemn ceremony of opening of a new building of the Business Centre of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and “Telekechi” Shopping Centre was held, which were built at the expense of funds of the TUIE Members and by the private construction enterprises.
  • In December 2014 a ceremony of opening of the Specialized Chess-Draughts School provided for 350 student’s places was held. In addition to chess and draughts, a national game – duzzum - will be trained here as well.
  • In the Pre-New Year’s Days in our capital with the assistance of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov a solemn ceremony of opening and putting into operation of the largest object of the TUIE Members - “Berkarar” Trading-Entertaining Centre was held, where all conditions were created for the rational and entertaining pastime of citizens. The total area of “Berkarar” Trading-Entertaining Centre is 17,5 hectares. Along with shops and large sales outlets, there is a large and small playground with attractions, children’s small town, ice ground; in a VIP-hall there are 3 cinema halls with 3D, 5D and 5D display formats and bowling; restaurants and café are also provided. Near to “Berkarar” Trading-Entertaining Centre, there is a covered parking place provided for 1200 units of motor transport. As President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov highlighted, “The Trading-Entertaining Centre “Berkarar” is not behind the objects constructed by the known foreign companies and even exceeds their highest quality”.
  • In 2014 the products of the Members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan were highly rated at the largest agro-industrial exhibition held in the capital of the Russian Federation. The TUIE Members – producers of agricultural products participated for the first time at such prestigious exhibition; following the results of the exhibition “Golden Autumn – 2014” the goods exhibited by them were awarded by three gold medals at various directions.


2015

 

  • In accordance with the architectural and town-planning program of the Esteemed President, the successive 13th stage of the capital development was successfully executed by the Turkmen entrepreneurs. Along Oguzhan Street of our capital a new complex of modern apartment houses, office buildings, administrative buildings, objects for the cultural-social purpose appeared. The 12-storeyed comfortable apartment houses, two general educational high schools, each of which is provided for 600 place and two kindergartens, each of which is provided for 160 places, are among them. Also, in accordance with the world standards the construction of the House of Health, trading-serving system buildings, trading-entertaining center, three-storyed parking places for 200 places with a shop on the ground floor and highways were executed.
  • In Year of Neutrality and Peace, the objects were built and put into operation in the country capital by the Members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. “Bagtyyarlyk” Sports Complex, a tennis court on the adjoining territory of “Ashgabat” stadium, “Arkadag” park as well as “Archabil” five-star hotel meeting the world standards, which was built with creation of all conditions for accommodation and recreation of visitors and travelers arriving in our country for conduction of events at a top-level may be mentioned among them.
  • A number of high schools, kindergartens, culture and health houses, apartment houses were built and put into operation in past 2015 by the Members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. “Taze zaman” village, which was opened in Derveze etrap, Ahal velayat, may be mentioned among them.
  • The construction of educational-training complexes with a health-improving and restoration center in Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap, Mary velayats and in Abadan etrap of Ashgabat was executed by the Turkmen entrepreneurs. Also, the Members of the Union built and solemnly put into operation the children’s health-improving and entertaining centers in Serdarabat etrap, Lebap velayat – “Bagtyyarlyk” Center for 300 places of Economic Company “Nahal” and Economic Company “Ferhar”, in Murgap etrap, Mary velayat, - “Arkadagyn bagtyyar nesilleri” Center - of Economic Company “Oguz yol”.
  • The Members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan met the New Year with remarkable labor achievements - in various corners of the country in 2015 they constructed hundreds of objects for the cultural-social purpose. In December the Combine for production of canned vegetable and fruit products in Atamurat etrap, Lebap velayat, the Refrigerating Warehouse in Turkmenbashi, Balkan velayat, the Enterprise for production of packing out of polyethylene terephthalate of Individual Enterprise “Akdash miwe ichgileri”, the Meat-and-milk enterprise of the productivity of 20 thousand tons of milk and 100 tons of meat of Economic Company “Ajayyap ussat-halal onumleri” in Baharly etrap, Ahal velayat, the reconstructed Confectionery enterprise of “Bars” trade mark of the productivity of 3 thousand tons of chocolate products in Ak bugday etrap, Ahal velayat, were put into operation. In addition to it, a number of hothouses built for the purpose of food abundance in the country, provision of the markets with fresh vegetables and fruit were put into operation.
  • In all regions of the country the construction of large shopping centers proceeds. “Berkarar” Trading-Entertaining Centre in the most visited city – a capital of Turkmenistan - testifies it. Also, it should be mentioned that our entrepreneurs in 2015 built and opened in accordance with the modern requirements “Ashgabadyn yalkymy” Shopping Centre for Ashgabat citizens and visitors, “Dowrebap” Trading-Entertaining Centre in Turkmenabat, Lebap velayat.


2016

 

  • In 2016 within the frameworks of the events devoted to the 25th anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan organized by the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the People’s Republic of China, in Sinin – an administrative centre of Tsinghai province, the People’s Republic of China, the Shopping Centre of Turkmenistan was opened, where a various assortment of the goods of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan were offered. In 2016 in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic, TUIE Trading House “Rysgal” started working.
  • The enterprise activity takes a major place in the successful introduction of Turkmenistan in a trade-and-economic space of the world. The proof to it is opening of trading houses and missions of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan in the foreign states. In 2016 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, the TUIE trade mission was opened. The main objective of this organization is an expansion of bilateral trade-and-economic cooperation, the arrangement of close commercial relations between the representatives of business groups of two countries, assistance to the Turkmen entrepreneurs in studying of the trade-and-economic legislation of the United Arab Emirates and regulations being in force in the country.
  • On 19th-20th April 2016 in the Congress Centre of “Avaza” National Tourist Zone, the International Conference of Entrepreneurs was held, which opened wide opportunities for demonstration of investment projects of the Turkmen entrepreneurs and business groups of various countries of the world in arranging of mutual cooperation with the foreign counterparts. The representatives of state and private organizations of Turkmenistan, as well as the representatives of about thirty advanced companies of the countries of the world, participated in the Conference.
  • Last week 2016 in “Bereket” Dayhan Association, Kaka etrap, Ahal velayat, a ceremony of opening of a new cattle-breeding complex of the productivity of 10 tons of meat a year equipped with modern equipment was held.
  • In 2016 the enterprises for production of drinking water and soft drinks in Ak bugday etrap, Ahal velayat, the Combine for production of tinned vegetable and fruit products in Dashoguz velayat as well as the Combine for production of bakery products “Owadan ulke” in Ahal velayat were added to a number of enterprises for production of food products.
  • In a number of achievements of the Members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan in the creation of innovative productions a new large enterprise for industrial production of carpets and carpet articles “Abadan haly” put into operation in 2016 in Abadan etrap, Ashgabat, by Individual Enterprise “Aga gurlushyk” may be mentioned.
  • In Baharly etrap, Ahal velayat, production of gas-concrete blocks and dry building additives was organized by “Ukyply kardeshler” Public Corporation.
  • In 2016 the Combine for production of ceramic plates in Dashoguz velayat was put into operation by Individual Enterprise “Bagtly yashlyk”, the Enterprise for output of basalt fiber and mixed cable in Ahal velayat – by Individual Enterprise “Deryaplastic”, as a result of which an assortment of production of our country was increased.
  • In accordance with the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan, a new kindergarten for 160 places was built by the entrepreneurs in the Gagauziya independent-territorial area of the Republic of Moldova. The Turkmen entrepreneurs proceed the construction of a general education high school in the Astrahan area of the Russian Federation. This school is under construction in a place of residing of Turkmen Diaspora and will be a unique center of Turkmen culture in the Russian Federation.
  • In commemoration of a glorious date - the 25th anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan within the frameworks of realization of the 14th stage of Ashgabat development the apartment house was built and put into operation. In a number of objects opened by a glorious holiday new apartment houses built in “Taze zaman” residential community, Ruhabat etrap of the capital may be mentioned.


2017

 

  • With the assistance of the President of Turkmenistan, a large sports complex in “Awaza” National Tourist Zone built by Individual Enterprise “Мyradym” was opened.
  • In Ak bugday etrap, Ahal velayat, with the assistance of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov the International Quarantine Centre for Horses was opened. The new object of a horse-breeding branch was erected on request of “Тurkmenatlary” State Association by specialists of Individual Enterprise “Аjayyp gurlushyk”.
  • On 17th May with the assistance of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov opening of objects of a new turn of a “Тaze zaman” residential community of Ruhabat etrap of the capital was held. On request of Ashgabat City Hakimlik the private companies are involved in works on the building of “Тaze zaman”. The shopping center and cottages, which construction was carried out by specialists of IE “Beyik bina” as the subcontractor, are among new objects of entrepreneurs.
  • The representatives of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs participated in solemn events on the occasion of putting into operation of a preschool institution in the Gagauziya independent-territorial area and the reconstructed monument to the soldiers died in the war of 1941-45. These works were carried out by private building company “Bayly gurlushyk”. In addition to the school in a Chishmikoy village of Gagauziya, the Turkmen entrepreneurs also installed a water tower having provided the most part of a settlement with water.
  • The trade mission of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan was opened in the Republic of Austria was opened. The TUIE representative delegation participated in celebrations.
  • On 29th June with the assistance of the President of Turkmenistan, a solemn ceremony of opening of a new object of social sphere – “Gala” cultural-entertaining center erected by specialists of ES “Gujurly inzener” in the capital, in a picturesque canyon against a mountain ridge of the majestic Kopetdag was held.
  • The TUIE Members presented an export potential of domestic private business at “EXPO”-2017”.
  • “Altyn zaman” trade and service center erected by IE “Cheper gurlushyk” at the cost of its own funds supplemented a number of trading public houses of the capital. In a new four-storeyed building all conditions are created for maximum satisfaction of continuously increasing requirements of Ashgabat citizens in trading and household services.
  • The Certificate on the assignment of ownership “Trademark” under No 14327 was issued to the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • On 17th August with the assistance of the President of Turkmenistan opening of an office building of the Center of public organizations of the country located on one of the main capital avenues – Garashsyzlyk shayoly - was held. The works on building reconstruction were performed by specialists of IE “Myradym”.
  • On 30th August in Mazari-Sharif of Afghani Balh province “Turkmenistan” joint trading house was solemnly opened. The project with the assistance of the state structures of two countries was realized by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and the Afghani private companies.
  • “Rysgal” Joint-Stock Commercial Bank moved in a new 10-storeyed building risen over in the capital at a crossroads of Oguzhan and Ankara Streets. The new office capabilities enable to improve the work of all structural divisions of the Bank created and registered in 2011 by private entrepreneurs as well as to provide services to the clients in accordance with the international standards and considering modern technologies and approaches.
  • The similar buildings for the Bank branches were put into operation by the TUIE Members within a year in Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap and Mary velayats.
  • In the regions, modern business-centers were also opened, where “a residence permit” was received by velayat branches of TUIE and Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
  • The worthy contribution was made by domestic entrepreneurs in the conduction of a large sports forum - V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, having provided sportsmen, visitors and numerous fans public catering and trade services as well as motor transport. The TUIE Members made for a sports forum various and original souvenir articles, in which national traditions and, certainly, bright symbols of “AIMAG-2017” found their reflection.
  • The representatives of private enterprises of the country entered into a national team and made the contribution to a victory of the team of our country in V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
  • In Ashgabat with the assistance of the President of Turkmenistan opening of a building of the Institute of Municipal Services which commissioning was carried out by specialists of IE “Aga gurlushyk” was held.
  • The TUIE Members proceeded participation in realization of the town-planning program in Ashgabat. The numerous objects of the 15th turn of a building of the Turkmen capital including a cottage residential complex were put into operation by the strength of private construction companies - as whole 257 objects. Their opening was held with the assistance of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov.
  • On 18th October with the assistance of the President of Turkmenistan first in the country golf club erected by specialists of IE “Myradym” was opened.
  • The commissioning of “Nowruz yaylasynyn ak oyi” building in Ahal velayat was devoted to the Independence Day of Turkmenistan by the TUIE Members. The meeting of the Council of Deans, in which the Members of the Union and the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs participated as well, became the first event, which was held under the arches of this original building executed in a form of a white Turkmen yurta.
  • The numerous objects were put into operation in 2017 in “Parahat-7” microdistrict. The high-rise apartment houses, schools, kindergartens, public health system institutions and “Bereketli” trading complex are among them.
  • The state support of enterprise activity proceeded including the provision of a legal field, measures aimed at the promotion of economic, business initiative of domestic producers. The allocation of ground areas to entrepreneurs, granting of guarantees to them for their use, promotion of charity activity, support of innovative methods of business dealing are among these measures.
  • In 2017 a great progress was made in the creation of multi-plan import-substituting productions and intensification of an export potential of the private producers successfully mastering new for the market segments including foreign ones.


2018

 

  • January, 8-10th. The delegation of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan paid a working visit to the People’s Republic of China. The result of it was the Framework agreement with JSC “Chinese Corporation of Engineering САМС (САМСЕ)” about partnership in project realization of construction of mining and processing enterprise at the mine of potash salts of Tyubegatan in Lebap velayat.
  • January, 26th. Research and practice conference “Shehrislam is a heritage of the Great Silk Way” took place in the conference hall of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. The Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs has supported the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan on in-depth study and popularization of national history and, in particular, the cities located on a route of the Great Silk Way became the initiator of archaeological researches on a site of ancient hillfort-fortress of Shehrislam.
  •  February, 7th. A solemn official opening of a complex of facilities intended for social needs constructed under the next stage of construction of a capital residential estate “Taze Zaman” took place with the participation of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. A number of new buildings put into operation were constructed by members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • February, 14th. The solemn ceremony of commissioning of a large complex of facilities intended for office and trade needs constructed by members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan at their own expense took place with the participation of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Ashgabat. The business district including 96 buildings was constructed on both sides of G.Kuliyev Street. Building plot with a total area of 69 hectares was given to the Union at the initiative of the Head of the state.
  • February, 20th. The representatives of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan on the delegation of Turkmenistan took part in work of the Turkmen-Italian business forum co-hosted in Rome by Chamber of Commerce and Industry of our country and by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA).
  •  February, 26th. The international airport was put into operation with the participation of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Turkmenabat. The new air transport complex was constructed by Individual enterprise “Gundogdy”, the member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  •  March, 16th. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan where he held the meeting with representatives of the business community of the country. The meeting coincided with the 10th anniversary of forming of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • The Turkmen leader noticed achievements of private business, and also defined tasks of organization for a long term in his speech. For the contribution to development of domestic business and in connection with the 10 anniversary from the date of formation of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, The President of Turkmenistan handed the state awards to the most distinguished representatives of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan for contribution to domestic business progress and with a view to 10th anniversary of formation of this organization.
  • During the meeting, the Head of the state signed a number of the important documents meant to the further development of the non-state economy sector. The Decision which confirmed the Government program on the support of small and medium business in Turkmenistan for 2018-2024 years and the plan of appropriate actions for this period were among them. The President of Turkmenistan signed the Decision, has approved a number of appropriate offers of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs on the formation of supporting fund of small and medium business in the country.
  • Besides the realization of construction projects of highway Ashgabat -Turkmenabat and mining and processing enterprise on potassium fertilizers production at the mine of Tyubegatan in Lebap velayat were entrusted to the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • March, according to the Order of the President of Turkmenistan the ground area in 8 hectares along Teheranskaya Street of the city of Ashgabat was given to the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs for sustained use for construction of buildings complex consisting of the shopping and entertainment center, business centers, and also modern residential house.
  • March, 17-18th. Ceremonies devoted to 10th anniversary of the formation of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan took place. More than 180 exhibitors, shown not only achievements of domestic business in various areas, but also quality changes that came from the development of small and medium business, its innovative foundations participated in the anniversary exhibition.
  • Results of activity of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and tasks facing a private sector of the country within the framework of key government programs were discussed during the conference. The forum with participation of representatives of business circles of our country and of some foreign states, the diplomatic corps accredited in Turkmenistan was also held on the sidelines of branch review.
  • An announcement of results of competition “LEADING BUSINESSMAN of YEAR” between private entrepreneurs by results of the 2017 year coincided with the 10th anniversary of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • March, 25th. Elections of deputies of Mejlis of Turkmenistan of the sixth convocation took place. The National Parliament included 11 representatives of the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • March, 27th. Representatives of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan took part in the Turkmen-Iranian business forum coincided with an official visit to our country of Hasan Ruhani, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • March, 27th. Economic society “Turkmen Logistika Assosiasiýasy” began its activity. Its founder became the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and leading companies of private business.
  • April, 17th. The representatives of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan participated in business forum, exhibition and in other business events which took place in the National touristic zone “Avaza” and oriented at expansion of trade and economic, scientific and technical and cultural-humanitarian cooperation between Balkan velayat of Turkmenistan and Mangystau region of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • April, 24th. The members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan on the delegation took part in the Turkmen-Uzbek business forum which took place in Tashkent. It has coincided with the state visit of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Republic of Uzbekistan. Contracts and the memorandums providing common projects of a total cost of more than 250 million US dollars became the result of negotiations of business circles of two countries.
  • April, 23-24th. National exhibition of Turkmenistan was held in Tashkent. Over 30 exhibitors of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan showed the great assortment of competitive products in the world market on a platform of “Uzexpocenter”.
  • May, 15th. An opening ceremony of several facilities intended for social needs reconstructed by entrepreneurs on charitable means of members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan took place in Kaka etrap of Ahal velayat.
  • May, 16th. An opening of two large enterprises of members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan took place in Mary velayat. A capacity of the poultry-farming complex constructed in Mary etrap is 5 million eggs and 500 tons of chicken meat a year. The modern livestock breeding complex in Murgab etrap is rated at a production of 100 tons of milk and 100 tons of meat a year.
  • May, 16th. The new livestock-breeding complex constructed under the order of the entrepreneur is opened in Tejen etrap of Ahal velayat. The plant equipped with modern technology is rated at an annual production of 3 thousand tons of milk and 100 tons of meat.
  • May, 16th. The modern plant on a production of horticultural canning products with a capacity of 1 million nominal cans in a year was put into operation in the village Chekir of Kerki etrap of Lebap velayat.
  • May, 18th. The opening ceremony of a new secondary comprehensive school named after Mahtumkuli Fragi was held in the village Funtovo of Volga district of the Astrakhan region of the Russian Federation. Educational institution construction in the Russian village is initiated by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Project implementation was carried out by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • May, 30-31st. The delegation of representatives of business circles of Turkmenistan visited the capital of the Republic of Dagestan of the Russian Federation where it held a number of working meetings with a directorship of the state and private organizations, aimed at the development of mutually beneficial cooperation in various directions.
  • June, 6th Entrepreneurs put into operation a modern complex of a water-treatment plant in farmers’association “Yashlyk” of Tahtabazar etrap of Mary velayat with a capacity of 15 thousand cubic meters of potable water a day and providing with high-quality water over 60 thousand persons.
  • June, 21st Opening ceremony of putting into operation of housing estate was held in Turkmenabat involving the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The most of the facilities were constructed by members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • July, 5th The President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov decided to transfer complex of the National touristic zone of “Avaza” in directing to entrepreneurs at a meeting of Cabinet Council of Turkmenistan.
  • July, 19th Opening ceremony of a multidisciplinary medical center and a complex of apartment houses constructed according to the Decision of the President of Turkmenistan by specialists of the private construction company was held in Turkmenabat. The medical concentration center occupying a total area of more than 47,6 thousand square meters, is the greatest in our country and the largest in Central Asia.
  • July, 21st. An opening of Water Park with the multipurpose leisure center constructed by specialists of the individual company “Myradym” was in the National tourist zone of “Avaza”.
  • August, 15th. The representatives of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, and also entrepreneurs of the northern region of the country took part in the Turkmen-Uzbek regional business forum which was in Dashoguz. The neighboring country was represented by a delegation of the Khorezm region of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
  • August, 16th. The entrepreneurs of Lebap velayat met colleagues from Bukhara region of Uzbekistan on the sidelines of an interregional forum in Turkmenabat, having discussed questions of the further trade and economic interaction in detail.
  • August, 23rd. The Turkmen-Kyrgyz summit talks were held in Ashgabat. Following the results of which the respectable package of documents, including the Cooperation agreement between the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and the Kyrgyz Union of Entrepreneurs and Industrialists, was signed.
  • An opening of facilities of the educational and pedagogic sphere constructed in different regions of the country by specialists of the private construction companies has coincided with the beginning of new academic year.
  • September, 5-6th. The delegation of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan visited Vienna where it held investment partner forum “Turkmenistan is the Heart of Great Silk Way”. Following the results of which a number of bilateral documents were signed and agreements were concluded aimed at diversification of business partnership in various areas.
  • September, 19th:
  • - The plant on pasta production, with a capacity of 270 tons of production in a year was put into operation in the administrative center of Balkan velayat. Production of ten kinds of pasta is developed. They are produced under trademark “PG”.
  • - The hothouse complex constructed by request of the businessman and rated at the cultivation of 250 tons of fruit and vegetable production a year was opened in suburbs of Balkanabat.
  • - The private plant on skin processing was opened in the town of Baharden of Ahal velayat. The new plant is rated at daily processing of 10 tons of skin of cattle stock. A plant is equipped with the hi-tech equipment of the European manufacture. It allows producing high- quality fabrics of genuine leather.
  • - The new plant on a production of the ultrapasteurized milk and dairy products was put into operation in a capital block of “Yalkym”. The investment project was realized by Individual enterprise “Parahat” in cooperation with the constant and reliable partner – the company “TetraPak”. The modern hi-tech plant has no parallel in Turkmenistan. Here innovative European technology of ultrapasteurization of milk and manufacturing of various dairy products of a long period of storage is applied for the first time in our country.
  • September, 21st. Facilities of the health system - delivery room in urban-type settlement of Dushak and the health center in the village of Garahan, constructed by members of the Union of the Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan were solemnly opened in Kaka etrap of Ahal velayat.
  • September, 25th. Representatives of the Union of the Industrialists and Entrepreneurs came to the top in labor and in public works and also deputies of Mejlis from Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs took part in work of the first session of Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan.
  • September, 26th. The opening of mosque “Hezreti Omar” took place in the capital block Parahat 7. It was constructed by efforts of entrepreneurs on charitable donations of members of the Union of the Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • October, 8th. Celebrations on the occasion of laying of the foundation of modern villages in territories of Kopetdag and Ovadandepe gengeshliks in Goktepe etrap were held. Construction of some socially significant facilities in new villages is entrusted to members of the Union of the Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • October, 22-23rd. The directorship of the Union of the Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan on the governmental delegation of Turkmenistan visited Tokyo, took part in the next common session of Turkmen-Japanese committee on economic cooperation, business forum, and also in meetings with heads of the state organizations and large Japanese corporations and companies. The intention to enter mutually beneficial cooperation, readiness for a joint realization of scale projects carried out in our country in various spheres is confirmed during meetings.
  • October, 26th. Construction of a complex of buildings was started in the capital area Gurtli which contractors were members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • October, 29th. Solemn groundbreaking ceremonies of modern villages took place in the territories of Govshut gengeshlik of Kaka etrap and Onaldy gengeshlik of Ak Bugday etrap of Ahal velayat. These villages will be constructed by members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
  • November, 22nd. The package of bilateral documents, including Memorandum of Understanding between the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (employers) of the Azerbaijani Republic, was signed as the results of the Turkmen-Azerbaijani summit talks which took place in Ashgabat.
  • December, 11th
  • - The private company “Gush Toplumy” put into operation the livestock breeding complex in the territory of farm household “Myurche” in Baherden etrap of Ahal velayat. A capacity of the complex equipped with modern technology makes 200 tons of meat a year.
  • - Livestock breeding complex, Economic society “Ajayip Ussat Halal Onumleri” was put into operation in Baherden etrap of Ahal velayat. Specialization of the new complex is a production of “marble” meat. It is planned to produce 15 tons of production a year initially, and then - 180 tons, having established its export.
  • - Livestock breeding complex rated at a production of 500 tons of meat a year was put into operation in Serdar etrap.
  • - Multidisciplinary Clinic in the block of Yuzbashi of the administrative center of Kaka etrap was put into operation by specialists of the private company.
  • - Large hothouse complex of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management, constructed by members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan was put into operation in Koneurgench etrap of Dashoguz velayat.
  • - New facilities for storage of vegetables and fruit were put into operation in Ashgabat and in Turkmenabat.
  • December, 17th. Memorandum of Understanding between the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and the company “The Global Projects Development Holding Co” (The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) was signed.


2019

   

    • 2019 with full justification can be called a breakthrough in terms of the development of public-private partnerships, which, in turn, led to the expansion of the activities of domestic entrepreneurs, their powers, participation in the implementation of major investment projects and programs of state significance.
    • January 24 – a grand start was given to the construction of the Ashgabat-Turkmenabat Autobahn. The implementation of a large-scale project, with a total value of 2 billion 300 million US dollars was entrusted to a member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs - CJSC Turkmen Autobahn, acting as the general contractor of the project.
    • Among the major projects to which entrepreneurs were involved in 2019 is the administrative center of Ahal region, the solemn laying ceremony of which took place on April 10 in the territory of the Gokdepe district with the participation of the President of Turkmenistan.
    • Among the objects of the new city entrusted to the members of the TUIE are 93 high-rise apartment buildings of different floors, 108 two-story cottages, a hotel with 50 beds, a shopping center and a market.
    • The tasks for further legislative support of private business were determined by the President of Turkmenistan during a meeting with the deputy corps on February 7 in Mejlis. Many of them were reflected in the new edition of the Law “On the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan”, adopted by the national parliament in October 2019. The new law broadened the powers of the TUIE, specified the rights and obligations of this public organization.
    • Traditionally, the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs celebrated its 11th anniversary with reporting events. In honor of this event, on March 16-17, an exhibition-fair of products of Turkmen private manufacturers was held in the building of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
    • As part of the annual review, 188 members of the TUIE demonstrated their achievements.
    • One of the important events dedicated to the date of formation of the Union was the opening on March 14 in Ashgabat of the first laboratory center for food safety expertise in Turkmenistan. This structure was created on the initiative of the TUIE by “Hil Standart” economic society.
    • In 2019, measures were taken to denationalize tourism enterprises, which were privatized in accordance with the established procedure, and a tourism company “Rovachsyyahat” was created to coordinate their activities, supervised by the TUIE.
    • Members of the Turkmen business community are actively involved in the implementation of the Concept for the Development of the Digital Economy in Turkmenistan in 2019-2025.
    • The members of the TUIE, carrying out activities in the field of information technology, put forward the initiative to create an IT cluster. To implement this project, training and orientation seminars were organized with the invitation of international experts and leading experts in this field. During the year, a number of meetings and seminars were also held on topical issues of implementing IT technologies and cybersecurity.
    • The result of activities in this direction was the creation of the IT-Park Closed Joint-Stock Company, whose work is aimed at developing small and medium-sized businesses of innovative orientation, strengthening ties between science, production, and investor, entering the international market of innovative products and, in general, - on the development of digital infrastructure in the country.
    • In the context of digitalization, a lot of work was carried out in 2019 by the Joint-Stock Commercial Bank “Rysgal”. So, on September 24, JSCB “Rysgal” introduced the MasterCard contactless system for the first time in the country.
    • The international business contacts of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs have been specified in a number of signed agreements and in the establishment of broad partnerships with leading business circles of foreign countries.
    • On February 13, the Turkmen-German business forum was held, which opened up new opportunities for realizing the potential for cooperation with the EU countries. The result of a meeting of business circles were the signing of a package of documents that contribute to the development of mutually beneficial partnerships in various fields.
    • On February 22, the TUIE members visited Seoul and participated in the Turkmen-Korean business forum organized by the Korea International Trade Association (KITA). The result of the negotiations were three agreements signed by “Ak Tam” ES with Korean partners on cooperation in the field of water management, in the agricultural field, etc.
    • Achievements and potential of the Turkmen private business was presented at the Caspian Exhibition of Innovative Technologies, which was held on August 11-12 at “Avaza” NTZ within the framework of the First Caspian Economic Forum. According to the results of CEF-2019, 57 international documents were adopted at various levels, including memoranda and cooperation agreements between the TUIE members and their foreign partners in the field of transport and logistics, the creation of joint production in the agricultural sector, the supply of high-tech equipment, in the field of travel services, etc.
    • On August 26, the Turkmen-Singapore business forum was held. In a friendly country, 2 memorandums of understanding have been signed through the TUIE in a friendly country: with Vallianz Holdings and Sun Connect Pte. Ltd.
    • From October 16 to 18, entrepreneurs paid a business visit to the city of Buenos Aires of the Republic of Argentina in order to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation.
    • As part of the delegation of Turkmenistan, members of the TUIE visited Japan on October 21-23. Entrepreneurs took part in the Turkmen-Japanese business forum, dedicated to the working visit of the President of Turkmenistan to a friendly country, and in bilateral meetings. Representatives of the TUIE were also included in the Turkmen delegation, who visited Japan on a working visit on March 24-28.
    • On November 6, a Turkmen-Italian business forum was held in Milan, dedicated to the official visit of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Italian Republic. The members of the TUIE participating in the forum signed 20 agreements with various Italian companies.
    • On November 27, the Turkmen-Bahrain business forum was held in the city of Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. As part of the event, bilateral meetings were organized between representatives of various departments and business circles of the two countries, during which they discussed the possibility of implementing joint projects, including in the areas of the food industry, textile industry, finance and tourism.
    • In November, members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs as part of the delegation of Turkmenistan took part in the IX Annual Central Asian Trade Forum “Investment and Innovation Approaches in the Fruit and Vegetable Sector”. The event was held in the city of Shymkent (Republic of Kazakhstan).
    • In 2019, the exhibition activities of the members of the TUIE were developed. In August, entrepreneurs participated in an international exhibition organized in the city of Mashhad of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The exposition of the members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs presented a wide range of goods produced in Ashgabat and Ahal region.
    • On October 9-10, the International Exhibition “Tourism and Travel” and an industry conference were held in the Avaza National Tourist Zone. For the first time, this annual forum was organized by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, under whose supervision in 2019 the domestic tourism industry was transferred.
    • Tourism products of Turkmenistan were presented at the TOURISM EXPO JAPAN - 2019 international exhibition, which was held on October 24-27 in the Japanese city of Osaka. Private tourism companies also participated in the largest international exhibition “ITB Asia 2019”, which was held October 16-18 in Singapore, as well as in a number of other industry exhibitions.
    • The TUIE members have been honored with high awards from international forums. Thus, “Ter onum” Economic Society, which took part in the International Exhibition and Conference of Exporters of Seasonal Agricultural Products, held on May 29-30 in the city of Mumbai (India), was awarded a gold medal.
    • On May 9, in the city of Sarajevo (Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina), as a part of the 28th Annual Meeting and Business Forum of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), an award ceremony was held for twelve enterprises from the EBRD’s countries of operations that made an outstanding contribution to environmental and social sustainability. Among them is a member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan - “Hosh Zaman” ES. “Hosh Zaman” Greenhouse Project received gold in the Climate Resilience category.
    • At the 4th investment forum-exhibition “Greenhouse complexes of Russia and the CIS-2019” held in Moscow, “Yigit” economic society was awarded with a diploma and a cup in the nomination “Innovative breakthrough in the greenhouse industry in the CIS”. “Yigit” ES in 2019 also became a laureate of the competition of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan in the nomination “Agricultural Producer”, and also won the diploma of the 22nd International Exhibition “WorldFood Ukraine 2019”.
    • Among the achievements of 2019 was the participation of “Tekmil” company in the creation of the pavilion of Turkmenistan at the EXPO 2020 World Exhibition.
    • On June 16, a celebration was held in the city of Dubai (UAE) on the occasion of the opening of a specialized store of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. The Turkmen national carpet, textile, and souvenir shop is located at Dubai Marina Shopping Center.
    • Taking into account the ever-growing role of private business in the country’s economy, the President of Turkmenistan instructed to work out the issues of creating a higher educational institution to train highly qualified specialists in the market economy for staffing the development of the private sector. To this end, in 2019, the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, together with the Ministry of Education, carried out relevant organizational work.
    • In 2019, a number of modern greenhouse complexes, livestock and poultry farms, new facilities for storing agricultural products of members of the TUIE were opened in different regions of the country.
    • Among the large facilities of the agro-industrial complex is the poultry complex for the production of chicken meat and eggs, which was put into operation on May 22 in Kaka district of Ahal region. The modern poultry farm, built by order of “Rovshen-Rahym” daikhan farm by “Gozgan Gala” economic society, is designed for the simultaneous keeping of one hundred thousand birds and the production of 30 million eggs and 80 tons of chicken meat per year.
    • For the first time in Turkmenistan, “Nurly meydan” Private Farm implemented an incubation poultry project, which allows bringing the production of broiler chicken meat and eggs on an industrial basis. In addition, “Nurly meydan”, together with the German company “Herbacon GmbH”, has mastered the production of animal feed on the basis of a factory-built by this private farm in Bereket district of Balkan region.
    • Entrepreneurs began the production of sunflower oil. On September 21, the “Gundogar akymy” economic society for the production of vegetable oil was put into operation in the Bagtyyarlyk metropolitan area. The plant is designed for the annual production of 7200 tons of products demanded in the domestic market.
    • In 2019, significant success was achieved in the development of industrial and extractive industries. Entrepreneurs started producing iodine. On June 26, in Bereket district of The Balkan region, “Himiya senagat” ES launched the corresponding enterprise, which was the first experience of Turkmen entrepreneurs in the chemical industry.
    • The members of the TUIE started small-scale production processing of used products - plastic, paper, polyethylene, rubber, wood and the production of various products from them.
    • Thanks to specialists from private individual enterprises, a number of healthcare facilities, new schools, and kindergartens were commissioned. In 2019, “Gundogdy” ES won an international tender for the construction of an airport in the town of Kerki, Lebap region, confirming its competence in the construction of a large-scale civil aviation infrastructure facility.
    • The private business contributes to the development of the electronic industry in our country by organizing the production of computer equipment, terminals, and other high-tech products that are in demand.
    • At the end of 2019, on December 17, the head of state inspected the construction of the Ashgabat-Turkmenabat highway, as well as the new metropolitan shopping and entertainment center being built by “Beyik-Bina” ES on Tehranskaya Street.
    • The President of Turkmenistan praised the work of representatives of private business, his participation in the implementation of major urban development projects, emphasizing that the state will continue to provide comprehensive assistance and pay attention to the development of entrepreneurship.