Turkmenistan’s Agro-industrial Complex exceeds plan for licorice root production
BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 13
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Buyan Agro-industrial Complex of Turkmenistan produced a total of 17,500 tons of conditioned licorice root, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenportal information portal.
Thus, Buyan exceeded the assigned production plan by 300 tons.
The most extensive thickets of wild licorice are located in the Lebap region of Turkmenistan.
As reported, Turkmenistan plans to increase both production and export volumes of licorice root and its derivatives.
Modern plant for processing a part of the root into dry licorice extract has been put into operation in Turkmenabat in 2008, which contributed to the increase of Turkmen licorice export.
Licorice root, as well as its dense and dry extracts, are on high demand abroad, which is reflected by the outcomes of exchange trades.
China, Russia, USA, France, the UK, India, Serbia, UAE, South Korea and many other countries import licorice from Turkmenistan.
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