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Uzbek Cotton fair attracts high number of visitors
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Oct '09
The traditional Uzbek International Cotton fair was held in the capital, Tashkent from October 14. In 2008, the fair was attended by over 400 representatives of more than 300 companies from over 30 countries, but this time the participation is better with 515 businesspeople from 34 countries.

During the fair, participants got an opportunity to get acquainted with the strategy of development of the cotton industry, learn about the factors that ensure the high quality of Uzbek cotton and to make contracts for the delivery. They also visited cotton plants, terminals and farms, to get more acquainted with the cotton.

This forum not only promotes cooperation between relevant organizations of Uzbekistan and the largest textile companies in different countries and leading traders, but also foreign firms and companies engaged in the cultivation, processing, sale and supply of cotton. In 2008, cotton crop exhibited at the fair in previous years were fully sold out.

Uzbekistan is the fifth biggest cotton producer and the third largest exporter of the white gold in the world. At the fair in 2008, contracts and agreements, for the purchase of more than 950 thousand tons of cotton were signed, which demonstrates the high demand for Uzbek cotton in the world market.

Today, Uzbek cotton is exported to countries such as China, Russia, Iran, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, South Korea, Singapore, Vietnam and Turkey. The cotton fibre is famous in the world market for its high quality, whiteness and durability, high performance and full compliance with the requirements of the global textile industry.

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