Turkmenistan’s GDP Expands by 6.3% in First Quarter of 2024

In the first quarter of 2024, Turkmenistan demonstrated stable economic growth, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov said at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, where the results of the first three months of this year were summarized.

Berdimuhamedov stated that positive dynamics are evident in the key economic indicators. Specifically, industrial production increased by 4.7 %, the transport and communication sector by 6.6%, the service sector by 7.6%, the trade sector by 8.2%, and the agricultural sector by 4.1%. The country’s average salary also rose by 10% in the first quarter.

In addition to the country’s economic growth, the president observed that the country is rapidly developing its large industrial and social infrastructure, which includes new villages, residential buildings, entertainment and medical facilities, and supporting families with new schools and kindergartens. These initiatives are being carried out in accordance with Turkmenistan’s 2022–2028 socioeconomic development strategic program.