Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan

03/28/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/28/2019 04:20

South Korea to participate in cotton textile cluster project in Samarkand region

South Korea to participate in cotton textile cluster project in Samarkand region

On March 27, the delegation of 'Uztuqimachiliksanoat' (Uzbekistan Textile Industry) Association led by the Chairman of the Association held talks with the leadership of the Korean company Sam Co.Ltd., in the Republic of Korea.

Following the negotiations, the parties signed an Agreement on creating a cotton-textile cluster in Samarkand region.

In 2019, 13 cotton clusters will be involved in Samarkand region.

It should be noted that last year cotton harvesting was established in 20 districts of the country on an area of 164 thousand hectares. To expand this system, 44 initiators with production capacity and financial capabilities were selected. This year it is planned to harvest cotton in 61 clusters, covering 51% of all cotton fields.

Source: UzA