24.11.13 11:25

International fair of cotton products opens in Ashgabat

The III International Fair of Cotton Products of Turkmenistan opened at the Ashgabat Exhibition Center. The forum has been organized by the State Concern "Turkmenpagta" (Turkmen cotton), the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan.

Turkmen cotton industry enterprises are widely represented at the fair. There are also delegations of 20 countries representing 40 foreign companies from Russia, USA, UK, Japan, Italy, Singapore, Switzerland, Poland, India, Bangladesh, Latvia, Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, etc.

Among the exhibitors are foreign companies and enterprises operating not only in the field of agriculture but also in related industries such as chemical, machinery and metallurgical. For example, the exhibition features products from companies such as Calik Cotton (Turkey), Olam International LTD (Singapore), Nanyang red cotton (China), Cotton Trading (Russia), Claas (Germany), Zeppelin (Germany), Yarav (Belarus), John Deer (USA), etc.

The International Conference titled “Cotton Production in Turkmenistan and the World Market” opened in the framework of the cotton fair at the conference hall of Ashgabat Exhibition Center. The conference brought together specialists of relevant agencies and representatives of the companies of the agricultural sector, global consumers of cotton products of Turkmenistan, agricultural equipment manufacturers, agricultural scientists and experts.

The conference discussed the important topics, including achievements and prospects for the further development of the cotton growing and cotton processing industries, trends in the international cotton markets and issues relating to promotion of Turkmen cotton products in these markets. In this context, the conference focused on the prospects for expanding partnership between Turkmenistan and other countries in exports of textile industry products that are very popular in the world.


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