Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept. 19
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Cotton harvesting has begun in Dashoguz Region of Turkmenistan, and 230,000 tons of raw are planned to be handed over to the region’s reception centers, Trend reports referring to Turkmen Agriculture Ministry.
The campaign will involve more than 300 combine harvesters.
The harvest began a week earlier in Ahal, Balkan, Lebap and Mary provinces of the country, due to their climatic features.
This year, it is planned to harvest 1,050,000 tons of raw material from 550,000 hectares in Turkmenistan. Cotton is a demanded raw material for the dynamically developing textile industry of the country.
A significant part of Turkmenistan’s finished products delivered abroad is comprised of home textiles, sportswear and jeans.