TEXTILE COMPLEX OF TURKMENISTAN:
TEXTILE COMPLEX OF TURKMENISTAN
The textile industry export oriented and equipped with up-to-date high-technology equipment is established in Turkmenistan.
In the result of wide-ranging construction of new enterprises the production capacity of the country in the sphere of production of cotton cloth into finished products are brought up to 130 thousand tons against 10 thousand tons in 1991 year.
The accelerated development of the Textile industry of Turkmenistan plays the big role in solution of important social issues. The prevailing part of enterprises of this branch is built in the districts. This promotes to the growth of the employment rate and income of population in regions. In 2007 about 84.0 thousand tons of cotton yarn, 184.5 million sq. m of cotton cloth, 8.2 thousand tons of knitting cloth and sewing-knitting products in the scope of 1.3 billion manats have been produced in the country.
The significant portion of production is manufactured by the enterprises of the Ministry of Textile Industry.
Within the years of independence more than 1.2 billion of US Dollars have been invested into construction of textile factories, which has been realized with participation of foreign companies. The joint ventures and joint-stock companies with participation of capitals of foreign companies-partners have been established in this branch.
The construction of textile complexes in Mary, Dashoguz and Lebap region and reconstruction of some operating factories is provided in the future.
The commissioning of new facilities will let to expand the range of goods made of cotton raw material: delaine, jacquard, curtain cloth, corduroy, velvet, lawn, calico and other types of cloth.
All enterprises shall be constructed with the application of advanced high-performance technologies and use of “know-how” in this sphere.
Favorable conditions for mobilization of foreign investors into construction of textile complexes are created in Turkmenistan. The carpet industry is developed in the country. State joint-stock corporation “Turkmenhaly” plays a big role in the development and propaganda of carpet making arts. Nowadays in all regions of the country the wide carpet production network is organized.
The great importance in the economy of the country is given to the development of silk production industry and its basis – silk-winding production.