Turkmenistan fulfills plan for cotton harvest

Turkmenistan Materials 3 November 2015 19:00 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov. 3

By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:

Turkmenistan procured the planned 1,050,000 tons of cotton, said the country's agriculture ministry Nov. 3.

The country allotted 545,000 hectares of irrigated land plots for growing cotton.

Cotton is a weighty item in Turkmenistan's exports and is demanded as a raw material for tens of modern enterprises dynamically developing throughout the country.

Aside from that, Turkmen capital annually hosts an international exhibition-fair, where the country showcases its cotton products.