USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Promotes Trade and Cooperation on First Official Visit to Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, June 14, 2018– U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator for Central and South Asia, Javier Piedra, visited Turkmenistan as part of his first official visit to Central Asia. Piedra visited Turkmenabat and Ashgabat to see first-hand how USAID programs are benefiting Turkmenistan by strengthening the investment climate and supporting the private ...
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USAID Bolsters Turkmen Transport and Logistics Companies

Ashgabat, May 24, 2018 – Yesterday, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) concluded a five-day workshop designed to help transport and logistics companies in Turkmenistan improve their management systems and increase their export opportunities. Turkmenistan has developed numerous large-scale infrastructure projects to improve trade potential but, without good management practices, local transport and logistics ...
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USAID Supports Producers with Export Promotion in Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, March 28, 2018 – The U.S. Agency for International Development Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs Program in Central Asia, in partnership with the Turkmenistan Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (UIE), held a seminar for local producers to help strengthen their export potential. To increase their revenue and earn hard currency, Turkmenistan’s producers look to foreign ...
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USAID Supports Turkmenistan in Exploring Export Opportunities Through the UAE

On August 20-26, 2016, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) arranged a visit to Dubai, UAE for four State Commodities and Raw Materials Exchange officials to explore opportunities for stocking Turkmen goods in Dubai warehouses in order to make them more accessible to potential buyers. The officials met with warehouse operators, shipping agents, freight forwarders, commercial real estate companies, ...
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United States supports Turkmenistan’s law enforcement officials with English language training

On October 30, 2015, the U.S. Embassy conducted a closing ceremony for the ninth round of the U.S. Government-funded English Language Training (ELT) program for Government of Turkmenistan law enforcement professionals. The ceremony took place at the Training Center of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan. Over 50 Government of Turkmenistan law enforcement professionals, from ...
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United States supports Turkmenistan’s fight against narcotics trafficking

From September 21-25, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration conducted a workshop on Airport Interdiction Operations in Ashgabat for officials from the State Service for the Protection of a Healthy Society and the State Border and State Customs Services.  The workshop covered such issues as route/courier characteristics, targeting and risk management, concealment methods, behavior analysis, informant ...
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The United States and Turkmenistan Make World Safer through WMD Interdiction Training

The United States provided a course to Turkmenistan in support of efforts to prevent the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). The course, which ran from September 14-18, 2015, was conducted by expert advisors from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) program. It explored ...
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The United States Advances Global High-Tech Economy in Turkmenistan

The United States works with Turkmenistan and its development efforts in a variety of areas, including its information technology (IT) sector. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) presented U.S. Government programs and activities at the TurkmenTEL 2015 international exhibition. At this September 16-18 event, the U.S. pavilion focused on USAID’s IT-related programs and also ...
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