Uzbekistan buys 2.3 million tons of cotton this year. This was stated by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his greetings to the agricultural workers of Uzbekistan.
“The people, who are master of his work, who see the fruit of our selfless labor every day at his table, know how difficult it was for this season. Indeed, nature’s annoyances – spring dryness, unexpected droughts and storms, severe winter scarcity, hot spells, various insects and diseases are a major threat to crops, and in the autumn rainfall, once again seriously tested their employees, “the head of state said.
Despite the difficulties, 6 million 124 thousand tons of grain, 2 million 300 thousand tons of cotton, 8 million 661 thousand tons of vegetables, 2 million 411 thousand tons of potatoes, 1 million 607 thousand tons of melons, 2 million 100 thousand tons 1 million 314 thousand tons of grapes, 18 thousand tons of cocoons, 1 million 789 tons of meat and 7 million 830 thousand tons of milk.
It was noted that agricultural products were grown for 58 trillion 181 billion soums.
According to the State Statistics Committee, last year over 2.9 million tons of raw cotton was harvested throughout the country.