Uzbekistan plans to prepare 660,000 tonnes of agriculture products for winter
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Uzbekistan is planning to prepare 660,000 tonnes of agriculture products for winter and spring period for 2016-2017, UzA reported quoting chairperson of the Association Uzbekoziqovqatzahira Zafar Fayziev.
He said that Uzbekistan plans to prepare 175,000 tonnes of potatoes, 139,000 tonnes of onion, 46,000 tonnes of vegetables, 105,800 tonnes of fruits.
Zafar Fayziev said that the country constructed over 50 cold storage chambers with total capacity of 68,000 tonnes in last six years. In the result, their total capacity made up 98,500 tonnes.
Head of Uzbekoziqovqatzahira noted that it is planned to commission new cold storage chambers with total capacities of 325,000 tonnes in 2016-2020.
Fayziev added that the part of agriculture products exported to foreign states. Uzbekistan exported cabbage, cherries, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, greens, dried fruits to Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, China and other states.
Products were exported by the enterprises of Karakalpakstan, Surkhandarya, Andijan, Bukhara, Samarkand, Syrdarya, Khorezm, Namangan, Kashkadarya, Ferghana and Tashkent regions.