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Cotton Boll Production Reaches 180K Tons

Cotton Boll Production Reaches  180K Tons Cotton Boll Production Reaches  180K Tons

Some 180,000 tons of cotton bolls were produced in Iran in the last fiscal year (March 2017-18), of which close to 60,000 tons of carded and refined cotton were made, the head of Cotton Project carried out by the Agriculture Ministry said.
Ebrahim Hezarjaribi also told Young Journalists Club that the production volume meets 47% of domestic demand.
“It is estimated that about 200,000 tons of cotton bolls will be produced in the current fiscal year. Plans are to achieve self-sufficiency by 2026 (the end of 20-Year Vision Plan),” he said. 
 

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