Dashoguz Velayat industrial sector ramps up potential

In the first monthe of the current year, the labour collective of the Dashoguz polymer materials production plant of the Turkmenmashinstroy Concern of the Ministry of Industry of Turkmenistan produced goods to the amount of 265,000 manats.

The enterprise established more than 30 years ago specializes in the production of polypropylene pipes of various dimeters as well as disposable tableware. The plant was partially modernized within the last years. The production process is based on processing local raw materials delivered from the Balkan Velayat.

A number of modern processing enterprises operate in the Dashoguz Velayat. Most of them are connected with the agrarian sector. Among them are the cotton ginning plants, the cotton spinning and garment factories, the medical sterile bandaging material production factory. There are also large state enterprises on processing wheat and rice, producing dairy, livestock and poultry products in the velayat.

Gradually, the industrial sphere of the northern region covers the other areas of the national economy. High-quality asphalt production enterprise was built in the Gubadagh etrap about ten years ago. Private companies - members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs - take an active part in building up the industrial potential of the region and implementing the state programmes on import substitution and export-orientation. A mini-factory for the production of a wide range of modern facing materials is successfully operating In Dashoguz, a private enterprise for the manufacture of synthetic carpet products from Turkmen polypropylene is being built.

The main directions for the development of the industrial infrastructure in the region are determined by the special resolution of the President of Turkmenistan, in accordance with which high-tech industrial facilities will be built and the existing enterprises will be reconstructed.