Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Turkey produces 2.25mn tons of cotton in 2013: TUIK
Turkey produces 2.25mn tons of cotton in 2013: TUIK
11
Mar '14
Turkey produced around 2.25 million tons of raw cotton during last year, as per the data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).

According to the crop production data released by TUIK, during last year, cotton growers in the country sowed cotton on 4.50 million hectares and produced around 2.25 million tons of cotton, which is a decline compared to the cotton produced in the country during 2012.

As per the TUIK data, during 2012, Turkish cotton farmers harvested cotton on 4.88 million hectares of land, and produced 2.32 million tons of cotton.

The TUIK data also states that the area planted for cotton in the country has been decreasing over the years. As per the data, cotton was planted on 5.42 million hectares in the country during 2011, whereas in 2012 the area sown for cotton declined to 4.88 million hectares and further to 4.50 million hectares in 2013.

According to a statement issued by the Turkish Union of Chamber of Agriculture (TZOB), the decrease in cotton production in the country is due to the decline in the area planted for cotton, which has been decreasing continuously owing to the challenges faced by producers during the harvesting period.

TZOB chairman Shams Bayraktar said that the area planted for cotton in the country has been declining continuously, however, the demand for cotton has been rising, owing to the development in the domestic textile industry.

Cotton imports in the country have been increasing due to the rise in demand for raw materials by the textile sector of Turkey, he added.

As per TZOB, during 2012, Turkey imported around 613,000 tons of cotton, which is a rise of 442.5 percent, compared to the 113,000 tons of cotton imported in 1995.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

India’s 2016-17 cotton import to touch 17 lakh bales

The import of cotton from international markets by spinning mills in...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

US textile & apparel imports fall 6.50% in Jan-Oct ’16

The import of textiles and apparel by United States dropped 6.50 per...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

Indian textile hubs adopt cashless payment modes

The textile ministry is promoting cashless payment within the...

Interviews View All

Rahuul Jashnani
Jashn

‘Online economy has changed the whole dynamics of buying habits.’

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Sunil Kumar Sharma
Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd

'The blend of cotton–linen yarn has high demand in the domestic and...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search