Turkmen agency Türkmenawtoulaglary intends to expand cooperation with the Japanese trade company “Sumitomo Corporation”. The development of cooperation in the transport sector will be prioritized. This was reported on May 14 by the news agency Turkmenistan Today.

The event was held in a video conference format. The parties expressed interest in building up relations in the logistics sector within the framework of the transport and transit center of Turkmenistan along the North-South and West-East lines. Particular emphasis was made on expanding network within the "Open Door" program carried out by the country's leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
Representatives of the Japanese company noted that the Turkmen market has great potential. They emphasized that in this area all the necessary conditions have been created for the productive work of foreign entrepreneurs. In this regard, Japanese businessmen expressed that they are ready to expand on this trading platform.
Sumitomo Corporation is one of the largest wholesale trading structures in Japan. The company is represented in 65 countries. The company is engaged in product development (together with manufacturers), investments in production and trade.