According to the Law of Turkmenistan on Food Security, state regulation of the food market is carried out by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan and its authorized state bodies based on the balance of the required and actual level of food production in Turkmenistan.
State regulation of the food market includes:
- accounting for food production, its supply and inventory, as well as monitoring the state of the food market;
- control of the movement of bulk food consignments from its production or import to delivery to consumers;
- certification of food safety and quality for compliance with the requirements of normative legal acts of Turkmenistan.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, if necessary, has the right to establish state fixed prices in the food market in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan.
Source: Law of Turkmenistan on Food Security