Turkmenistan News Digest — Issue 1

Alternative Turkmenistan News (ATN)   Turkmenistan: Where has all the flour gone? Alternative Turkmenistan News, 13 February 2019 The regions of Turkmenistan are in the grip of yet another shortage of bread and flour. Although flour supplies to state shops are slightly higher than at the end of last year, the lines are just as long.…

Turkmenistan: Where has all the flour gone?

A kilo of bran costs 1.8 to 2 manats, which makes 90 to 100 manats for a 50-kilo sack – twice as expensive as a sack of flour in the state shops. In these circumstances some opportunistic people have started using the cheaper flour from the shops as an additive to their feed.