State jumps in as Uzbekistan’s cotton farmers keep struggling


President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting on supporting the cotton industry on 23 January.

To date, cotton-textile clusters are invested in the industry of US$5.3 billion. About US$3 billion of preferential loans were directed to the sector. Clusters launched 265 projects worth US$4 billion and 300 thousand new jobs...