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Turkmenistan to commission new textile mills this month
Feb '14
Three new textile mills are scheduled to become operational this month, Ministry of Textile Industry, Government of Turkmenistan has said, reports en.trend.az.
The textile factory located in the city of Seidi in Lebap province would have an annual capacity to produce 6,000 tons of cotton yarn, while the spinning unit in the city of Turkmenabat would have a capacity to produce 4,000 tons of yarn per year.
The spinning unit in Kunyaurgen district of Dashoguz province would also have an annual capacity to manufacture 6,000 tons of cotton yarn.
All the three textile units are being set up by Norsel International Insaat Dis Ticaret Sanayi Limited, according to the Ministry.
Over the last three years, large cotton-spinning units have been commissioned in Turkmenabat, Dashoguz and Geoktepe cities of Turkmenistan, in addition to a textile complex in the Rukhabat district of Ashgabat.
The cotton grown in Turkmenistan is majorly utilised by the 36 operational textile mills in the country, and is also exported in its raw form to Ukraine, Russia, South Korea, China, Turkey, Britain, Indonesia, Iran, Singapore and the Baltic countries.
Turkmenistan produces more than 1 million tons of cotton annually.

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