"Cotton harvesting in Tajikistan began in late August in the southern regions of the republic," the press centre of the Tajik agriculture ministry reported.
The Khatlon region collected 45,759 tons of cotton while Sughd region and Districts of Republican Subordination harvested 12,404 tons and 1,250 tons respectively. While in 2017, Tajikistan gathered 380,000 tons of cotton, up by 5.2 per cent in 2016.
Also, cotton accounted for one of the major goods for exports until the middle of the 2000s. (RR)
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