Turkmenistan to host int’l cotton fair
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov. 20
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
The sixth international cotton exhibition-fair and conference "Cotton Products of Turkmenistan and the global market" will be held in Ashgabat on December 3-4, the Turkmen government said in a message.
"The annual forum is important for exchanging experience and establishing cooperation with interested foreign partners, demonstrating the country's achievements in the cotton production and processing," the message said.
According to the message, the organizers of the event are Turkmenpagta State Concern, State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan.
Cotton is the main raw material for the textile industry of Turkmenistan. Moreover, it is an important export product.
The country supplies cotton to China, Russia, the UK, South Korea, Turkey, Iran, Indonesia, Singapore, Ukraine and Baltic countries. Cotton products are sold through auctions in Turkmenistan’s commodity and raw materials exchange.