On June 16, 2017 in Ashgabat, the third session of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Hungarian commission for economic cooperation was held at the Ministry of Economy and Development. The delegation has arrived led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Istvan Mykola. From the Turkmen side, heads and representatives of departments took part in the meeting.
The parties expressed their proposals on increasing trade. The emphasis was laid on the interaction between the chambers of commerce and industry of countries in attracting business circles to the implementation of investment projects and the creation of joint ventures. Members of commission noted the potential of the trade and economic partnership, including by increasing the volume and assortment of Turkmen textile exports and handmade carpets to the Hungarian market.
The participants exchanged views on the preparation of the draft Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of Hungary on international road transport of passengers and cargo. Particular attention was paid to the energy issue, the prospects for the supply of Turkmen natural gas in the European direction, proposals were considered for the export of liquefied gas, as well as products of gas chemical enterprises.
From the State News Agency of Turkmenistan