Stable Growth Outlook for Developing Asia

Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first-quarter growth in the United States. Read More

47th Annual Meeting - Rethinking Asia's Challenges at the Crossroads of the Silk Road

ADB's 47th Annual Meeting, held in Astana from 2 to 5 May, saw much discussion on connectivity, innovation, and the need to keep up with the demands of a changing Asia and Pacific. Read More

Central Asian Corridor Links Europe and East Asia

In Central Asia, a railway and road network links Europe to East Asia, traversing the Russian Federation border to the People’s Republic of China via Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic. Read More

ADB Approves $21.02 Billion in Financing in 2013

The substantial lending volume reflects Asia’s continued need for development assistance, despite impressive growth and poverty reduction efforts in recent years. Read More

Overview

Turkmenistan's location places the country in a prime position to facilitate interregional connections among the countries of Central Asia, South Caucasus, South Asia, and the Middle East.

ADB has been actively supporting Turkmenistan’s role in facilitating regional cooperation and strengthening regional energy security through projects aimed at enhanced energy exports from Turkmenistan to the Asian energy markets.

ADB will work with the government to promote regional economic cooperation. ADB’s assistance will focus on infrastructure development in the transport and energy sectors, and in assisting the government’s full engagement in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation program.

Fast Facts

5.24 (2013)
Population in millions

1.3% (2008-2013)
Average annual population growth rate

24.8% (2010)
Population living below the national poverty line

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
125.00 / 100.00
Transport and ICT (1)
 
125.00 / 100.00
TOTAL (1)
Cumulative as of 31 December 2013