Turkmenistan claims to be in top 10 for attracting direct foreign investments


Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Dec.5

Turkmenistan was listed among top 10 countries for attracting direct foreign investments, according to the data from international expert agencies, said the message from Turkmen government.

As a result of the thought-out investment policy and considerable volume of foreign investments, Turkmenistan will be able to maintain high growth rate of its GDP in coming years, according to the forecasts of the International Monetary Fund.

Reportedly, Turkmenistan has used $117.2 billion worth investments throughout 20 years.

In this period, the country has constructed and commissioned 250 plants and factories, 26 million square meters of housing, 187 hospitals and therapeutic centers, 394 schools, 310 kindergartens, 94 cultural institutions, 39 high-quality hotels, over 70 administrative buildings of ministries and departments, as well as power plants, railways, airports, large bridges and gas pipelines.

Currently, over 2,000 large facilities are under construction in Turkmenistan.