Turkmenistan harvests about 1 mln tons of cotton
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Oct. 15
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
More than 933,000 tons of raw cotton has been harvested in Turkmenistan, which makes up 88.89 percent of the planned amount, says Turkmen government.
The cotton harvest is planned to be finished before Oct. 21.
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 the Baltic countries.
Cotton products are sold through auctions in Turkmenistan’s commodity and raw materials exchange.