Turkmenistan, Finland expanding trade & economic co-op

The Turkmen Foreign Ministry hosted the meeting with Finland's extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador Niklas Lindqvist.

 

During the meeting the sides discussed the development of trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, said the message.

 

They agreed to achieve this through holding joint forums and establishing closer contacts between business structures of the two countries. The parties also noted the importance of interparliamentary and agricultural cooperation through exchanging experience and information in these directions.

 

Expressing commitment to further expansion of cooperation in the sphere of politics, the parties noted the role of the relations' development within international organizations.

 

In recent years, Turkmenistan has activated its interest in the cooperation with the Scandinavian countries. In particular, the Turkmen State Statistics Committee said earlier that Finland's economic experience is of particular interest for Turkmenistan, which is gradually moving to market relations.

 

In January 2016, the Turkmen parliament ratified the agreement between the governments of Turkmenistan and Finland on the avoidance of double taxation in relation to income taxes.

 

 

World media monitoring

 

 

25.04.2016

 

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