Cotton Price Grows by 1/3 in Azerbaijani District
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend E.Mamadov / The price for cotton has increased by 33% and now is AZN 0.08 per 1kg in Salyan District, in southwest Azerbaijan, according to Fazail Karimov, head of the production department of the company Salyan Cotton. The enterprise will have purchased cotton from 248 farmers in 2007.
According to experts, the price rise is linked with general inflation in Azerbaijan.
According to Karimov, cotton collection in Salyan began this week. This year 3,000-3,500t of cotton will be harvested. Some 400 people were hired to collect cotton in the region.