Turkmen-Chinese JV to produce computers for Central Asian markets

Turkmen-Chinese JV to produce computers for Central Asian markets
First-graders in Turkmenistan received home computers in a recent programme backed by Agzybirlik Tilismaty.
By bne IntelliNews September 11, 2019

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov recently signed a resolution that outlines a plan for the “digitisation” of Turkmenistan, the Times of Central Asia reported on September 10. According to the resolution, newly launched company Agzybirlik Tilismaty, established by the Turkmen government and China’s Hengsheng Lianhua Investment Management and Tongfang Hongkong, will produce computers in Turkmenistan.

Agzybirlik Tilismaty is set to be the first enterprise in Central Asia to produce computer equipment. The firm is currently manufacturing “test samples” of laptops, tablets and personal computers and is set to launch the output of computers under its own brand name by the end of the year. With a planned annual output of 500,000 computers, the company will export its products to neighbouring countries, including Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan. 

The Turkmen-Chinese joint venture is also working closely with Microsoft and Intel. The software and computer components developers are providing recommendations for Agzybirlik Tilismaty to potential buyers in Central Asia, the report said.

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