Cotton harvest is in full swing in Uzbekistan, as well as preparations for the main event on the sale of cotton – the 12th International Uzbek Cotton and Textile Fair. This year, about 2 thousand companies from 45 countries willed to take part in the fair.
Uzbekistan annually produces about 3.5 million tons of raw cotton and 1 - 1.2 million tons of cotton fiber. About 50% of produced cotton fiber is exported. Specialists predict that cotton harvest this year will remain at 3.4 million tons, output of cotton fiber - about 1 million tons.