Turkmen water economy ministry to buy special equipment from Russia and U.S.
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, June 6/ Trend, H. Hasanov /
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov permitted the country's Water Economy Ministry to sign contracts to purchase special agricultural equipment from Russia and the United States.
A contract will be signed with a limited liability company Trading House "Yarav"- official dealer of Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant - URALTRAK (RF) to purchase 100 tractors and their spare parts.
A contract will be signed with Zeppelin International AG - official dealer of "Caterpillar" (USA) to purchase of 200 excavators and spare parts.
In 2010, an increase was observed in the production of certain types of crop production in Turkmenistan, wheat was collected at 115.3 percent more than in 2009, raw cotton - by 133.1 percent.
In 2010, the country's farmers collected about 1.5 million tons of wheat and 1.3 million tons of raw cotton. Area under grain hit 860,000 hectares, under cotton - 550,000 hectares.