Türkmenawtoulaglary (Turkmen Road Transport) Ageny of the Agency of Transport and Communications under the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan signed contracts with Japan's Sumitomo Corporation to buy 2,110 Toyota taxis and buses, Sumitomo announced on Monday.
According to the contract, 780 of the vehicles are taxis and 1,330 are buses. The value of the contracts amounts to $115 million.
In July this year, Turkmenistan and Sumitomo Corporation signed the first contract on the procurement of 860 vehicles (total of taxis and buses), of which 469 taxis has already been delivered by this November. This was followed by an additional contract for 1,250 vehicles (total of taxis and buses) in November.
Sumitomo has been importing and distributing Toyota vehicles to Turkmenistan since 2015.