Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 31
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
It is planned to hold an international exhibition "The textile industry of the country on the way to a new stage of development" in Ashgabat on June 4-5, 2016, said the message from the event's organizers, Turkmenistan's Ministry of Textile Industry and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry May 31.
Cotton fiber, cotton yarn and fabrics, knitwear, a wide range of denim garments, silk fiber and yarn, panne, the national fabric "keteni" and unique handmade silk carpets will be presented on the stands of domestic companies, said the message.
The textile industry holds an important place in Turkmenistan's economy. Turkmenistan traditionally grows cotton which is a basis for ensuring the development of the textile industry.
The major part of the products is exported to the US, Canada, Germany, UK, Russia, Italy, Turkey, China and Ukraine.
It is planned to collect 1.05 million tons of cotton from an area of 545 hectares in Turkmenistan in 2016.