April 7, 2018

Ginning is now virtually over with only a couple of operations still active finishing off whatever residual tonnage has been left(basically ELS) of the 300,000 tons crop out of which about 134,000 tons Upland and 19,000 tons ELS have been sold for export. Land preparat...

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      Facts & Figures:

  •  550 000 hectares sown area

  •  5 regions growing the cotton

  •  39 gins processing the cotton

  •  1 050 000 tons of crop production per year

  •  25 000 tons of long staple cotton

  •  160 000 tons are given for the Export each year 

  •  Cotton exports are fully controlled by the Goverment

  •  Cotton is traded on the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange

  •  Turkmenistan is a rather closed country

  • Turkmenistan is the world's 9th largest cotton producer.

  • With the quality, fine-fiber also known as "white gold"

  • Raw cotton is one of the top exports of the country ($352M)

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From 21st of August until 27th of September 2017, Turkmenistan will be closed due to Asian Games event.

During this period no cars/trucks would be allowed to move in the territory of Turkmenistan.

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According to the Deputy Chairman of the Ministers of Agriculture R. Bazarov

sales of the new crop should start from 25th of August 2017.

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