Turkey's state minister for economy said on Wednesday that reforms would be important for Turkey in coming days.
Ali Babacan said a new constitution, judicial reform and education steps were steps Turkey had to take.
"Also, tax and labor force market reforms are issues Turkey will priorily take up," Babacan told a Turkey-Kyrgyzstan Business & Investment Forum in Ankara.
Babacan said Kyrgyzstan had recently launched a reform process and adopted a new constitution, and Turkey was ready to share its experiences with this country.
Ali Babacan said Turkish-Kyrgyz trade volume was up by four-folds in the last eight years and reached 160 million USD.
"Our new target is 1 billion USD, and it is a realistic goal," Babacan said. The minister said two countries should pave the way for business world and create an investment environment to achieve that goal.
Babacan also said two countries had a wide cooperation possibility, and they could develop their economies in the atmosphere of stability and confidence.
There are around 300 Turkish companies operating in Kyrgyzstan with a total investment around 500 million USD.
The Kyrgyz prime minister said on Wednesday that his country's future was with Russia and Turkey.
Almazbek Atambaev said Kyrgyzstan wanted to establish a customs union with Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus.
"We will establish an economic union from Moscow to Ankara in the end, and of course the center will be Bishkek," Atambaev told a press conference in Ankara.
Atambaev is paying a two-day visit to Turkey. He has met Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and attended Turkish-Kyrgyz Business Forum in Ankara.
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