Textile firms from over 20 countries participated at the recently concluded Third International Fair of Cotton Products, at Ashgabat in Turkmenistan. Some of the countries that participated at the two day fair (November 23 to 24) are Russia, US, UK, Japan, Italy, Singapore, India, Bangladesh, Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan. Special attention was paid to the marketing of products manufactured with cotton produced in Turkmenistan.
The objective of the fair was to provide opportunities to establish mutually beneficial contacts and strengthen long-term partnership between local cotton producers and foreign customers. The two-day fair saw participation from major agricultural departments, cotton enterprises and textile industries of Turkmenistan as well as other countries.
The aim of the event was to develop the agricultural sector and the cotton industry, expand research in cotton growing and promote cooperation with international organizations in this sector. The fair gave guests and participants information about the latest specimen products, advanced manufacturing technologies, technical and crop varieties, seed stock and recycled materials.
Turkmenistan is interested in development of cotton processing and textile manufacturing in the country. Cotton is considered white gold. It is the basis of the financial prosperity of the country’s agriculture.