Since the foundation of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan in 2008, according to the economic and production indicators of 2017, the number of Union members working in the restaurant business, in the sphere of trade and services has reached 13460 members, compared to 2016, the growth rate was 112% the number of employees is 41,992, which is 114% compared to 2016.

According to the Program of the President of Turkmenistan for socio-economic development of our country for 2012-2016, members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan were allocated land plots for the construction of 28 modern commercial and industrial centers.

The shopping center “15 years of Independence” was rebuilt, located at 41 Oguzkhan Street in Ashgabat, over 900 stores, additionally built by members of the Union on the basis of shared construction, are currently serving our population.

In addition, by the efforts of the Honorable President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the members of the Union built a shopping center “Berkarar” on the basis of shared construction, located at 81, Atatürk Street in Ashgabat city. Currently, in the “Berkarar” shopping center more than 350 multi-profile shops, various types of catering, cinemas, various kinds of games for children, fitness hall serve our population and foreign guests.

And also, in January 2017 the opening and commissioning of the shopping center of the central market of wholesale and retail trade “Bereketli” took place with more than 260 stores to the west of the residential complex Parahat-7 of the city of Ashgabat. In this shopping center, there are shelves for vegetables, meat and fish.

In addition, on the basis of appeals from the members of the Union, relevant work is being carried out to provide assistance for the allocation of land for the construction of shopping centers, restaurants, households, car service centers, planned to be built at their own expense.

To implement the above-mentioned works, the members of the Union in the field of trade were assisted.

Further assistance and support were provided to carry out work in the development of trade and market relations, introduce modern and advanced methods of trade and services, and improve the economic relations of non-state part of trade and services.

Also, relevant work is underway to develop tourism in our country. (in December 2016, Individual Enterprises “Rovach-AB”, “Halkara Dostluk”, Economic Companies “Guneshli Siyahat”, “Oguzabat”, “Dunya Siyahat” were assisted in obtaining licenses permitting tourism activities).

In addition, in order to implement the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan No. 425 dated 10th November, 2017 “On holding exhibitions, fairs, festivals and conferences in the year 2018 by the ministries and departments of Turkmenistan,” preparatory works of the exhibition and conferences of members of the Union Industrialists and entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, planned for March, 2018 in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the foundation of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.