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17 Agosto 2017

Turkmenistan

TEXTILE SECTOR OF TURKMENISTAN

In the strategy of diversification and complex modernisation of economy of Turkmenistan the textile complex occupies one of the leading places, having a powerful industrial infrastructure and a raw-material basis. By its natural and environmental conditions the country is a unique zone for cultivation of the most valuable grades of medium and fine-fibered cotton. And if at the start of formation of industry in independent neutral Turkmenistan no more than 3-4 per cent of all raw cotton was processed in the country, now its capacities are capable of processing more than half of raw cotton received from ginneries. Thanks to an investment of considerable investments into building of new highly technological enterprises with participation of foreign partners it was possible to adjust delivery diversified production which assortment steadily grows to the extensive home market adequately competing to the goods of foreign manufacturers. In favour of its competitive advantages efficiency of the technological chain «raw materials - finished goods» within the limits of several large industrial structures textile cluster has played. As a vivid example for that by its unique possibilities the Ruhabat textile complex and Ashgabat textile complex - the largest profile enterprises in the Central Asian region can serve. Making simultaneously different in the structure and manufacturing techniques an export-oriented production, they thus provide in full requirements of home market. Manufacture of first class woven production has given a powerful impulse to development of sewing and knitted sectors of domestic textile industry, home market saturation by beautiful and qualitative products of local manufacture successfully replacing import goods that, in turn, has allowed expanding considerably volumes and assortment of export of production with the label «Made in Turkmenistan».   Today the modernised industrial basis of the branch numbering about seventy of objects - large complexes, cotton spinning, weaving, clothing ,knitted and silk enterprises, allows to produce a year as many as 118 thousand tons of cotton yarn, 178 million square metres of fabrics. And it considerably exceeds internal requirements - 70 per cent of textiles made in our state make a powerful share of export, involving foreign consumers with ecological cleanliness, technological quality and fine design. It is important to notice that its essential part is ready made local textile goods which are let out under world famous trademarks «IKEA», «Ltd. », «River Island» and others.   One more perspective direction of the textile industry is sericulture. Development of this branch is attached steadfast attention, measures on rise of volumes of output of cocoons of silkworm, maintenance of profile processing enterprises of the country with valuable raw materials, modernisation silk processing enterprises, release of various kinds of fabrics and products from them can serve a good example for it. Serious offers for export of high-quality silk fibre arrive from foreign partners-manufacturers of small wares production, and also technical textiles used in medicine, aviation and defensive industry, other branches of economy.   Today leading silk processing enterprises completely reconstructed and equipped with automatic machine tools, such as Ashgabat silk filature and Turkmenabad industrial silk association, produce silk thread of any size by the order of consumers and its corresponds the highest international standards. Annual capacity of the capital enterprise - over 79 tons of silk threads applied in manufacture of fabrics, and it is far not a limit, considering measures which are undertaken in the country for modernisation and development of the branch. Results of fruitful interaction with foreign partners are business contracts on direct deliveries for domestic textile manufactures of the latest highly technological equipment from world leaders in this sphere - «Trutschler», «Schlafhorst», «Zinser» (Germany), «Marzoli», «Vamatex» (Italy), «Picanol» (Belgium), «Uster», «Sulzer», «Benninger» (Switzerland), «Тsudakoma», «Juki» (Japan), etc.  http://tdh.gov.tm/news/en/articles.aspx&article8441&cat35 (ICE ISTANBUL)