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Cotton production in Azerbaijan almost triples

11 October 2017 [14:30] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend


As of October 10, Azerbaijan harvested 71,680 tons of cotton, which is 2.7 times more than in the same period last year, the country’s State Statistics Committee said in a message.

For comparison: 27,050 tons of cotton were harvested in Azerbaijan for the same period last year.

During the reporting period, the biggest volume of cotton was harvested in the Saatli district. Some 12,950 tons of cotton were harvested from the sown area of ??17,220 hectares.

In total, 136,410 hectares were sown in cotton this year, which is 2.7 times more than the area sown last year.

Districts

Sown area in hectares

Harvest in tons

2017

2016

In 2017 compared to 2016

As of Oct10, 2017

As of Oct. 10, 2016

In 2017 compared to 2016

Total in Azerbaijan

136,413.2

51,369

2.7 times

71,683.17

27,047.4

2.7 times

Agjabadi

9,550

3711

2.6 times

5,798.37

2,580.9

2.2 times

Aghdam

3,005

390

7.7 times

1,689.39

282.9

6 times

Aghdash

3,000

1,154

2.6 times

1,273.85

700

1.8 times

Agsu

2,500

1,104

2.3 times

1,061.8

505.2

2.1 times

Beylagan

8,550

4,035

2.1 times

5,671.88

1,835.2

3.1 times

Barda

8,518.5

2,749

3.1 times

5,276.48

2,247.1

2.3 times

Bilasuvar

11,351.8

5,736

2.0 times

8,226.8

2,968.3

2.8 times

Jalilabad

500

426

117.4 %

331.7

137.6

2.4 times

Fuzuli

2,050

505

4.1 times

633.3

137.6

4.6 times

Goranboy

5,000

2,024

2.5 times

1,535.2

1,680

91.4%

Goychay

-

200

-

-

68.6

-

Hajiqabul

1,203.9

526

2.3 times

249.89

100.6

2.5 times

Imishli

15,641.5

4,746

3.3 times

4,754.71

1,728.9

2.8 times

Kurdamir

4,027

1,911

2.1 times

1,879.8

750

2.5 times

Neftchala

11,111

1,541

7.2 times

3,529.14

535

6.6 times

Saatli

17,220

8,028

2.1 times

12,950.9

4,169.7

3.1 times

Sabirabad

15,055

6,113

2.5 times

7,522.2

2,884

2.6 times

Salyan

7,052.4

2,286

3.1 times

3,408.5

485.5

7 times

Samukh

53

330

16.1%

8.38

251

3.3%

Tartar

3,123

1,035

3 times

2,437.7

925

2.6 times

Ujar

2,500

510

4.9 times

801.26

70

11.4 times

Yevlakh

2,168

1,435

1.5 times

740.67

1,716

43.2%

Zardab

3,232.3

874

3.7 times

1,901.25

288.3

6.6 times




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