Turkmenistan and Belarus are discussing the possibility of partnership in the petrochemical industry

The delegation of Belarus headed by the Chairman of the state concern "Belneftekhim" Andrei Rybakov paid a working visit to Ashgabat. According to ORIENT news Agency, the Belarusian delegation held a number of meetings in the Turkmen capital to discuss a wide range of issues of development of the Turkmen-Belarusian cooperation in the field of petrochemical and mining industry.

In particular, the guests from Belarus met with the leadership of the state Concern "Turkmenchemistry". The head of the Belarusian petrochemical industry A. Rybakov took part in the opening of the International exhibition "Main directions of development of the energy industry of Turkmenistan".

The show also served as a good platform to explore topical areas of cooperation between Turkmenistan and Belarus and to reach a constructive agreement, as it was in the talks of the Chairman of "Belneftekhim" with the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of foreign Affairs R. Meredov, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of industry, construction sector and energy and D. K. Durdymuradov and D Amangeldiev, the Minister of energy Ch Purchekov and the mayor of Ashgabat Sh. Durdylyev.

In Turkmenistan, the petrochemical industry is one of the core sectors of the economy, opening up a lot of opportunities for international cooperation. For the successful development of the oil and gas chemical industry, the country has all the prerequisites-a rich mineral and hydrocarbon resources, the availability of modern infrastructure designed for the production of export-oriented products.

The state concern Belneftekhim is one of the largest industrial complexes in Belarus. More than 60 companies and organizations belonging to the concern perform a full cycle of works related to the exploration and production of oil, its transportation, processing and sale of petroleum products. The concern produces more than 500 types of petrochemical and chemical products, which are exported to more than 100 countries around the world – various types of fertilizers, gasoline, diesel fuel, tires for cars and agricultural machinery, polyester fibers, polyethylene, fiberglass products, carbon fiber materials, paints and more.

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