Riley Moeder is a program assistant at the International Tax and Investment Center.
A New President Could Change Turkmenistan’s Export Prospects
Turkmenistan has elected a new president in the midst of global tumult caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It remains to be seen whether Serdar Berdymukhamedov – son of the current president – will veer from his father’s policies. If he does choose reform and an opening to the West, Turkmenistan could prosper from sending its natural gas exports to a new market just as its exports to Russia face a doubtful future.