Cotton production grows in Azerbaijan

As of January 9, 207,160 tons of cotton were harvested in Azerbaijan, which is 2.3 times more than in the same period of 2017, the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee said in a message Jan. 10.

For comparison: 88,600 tons of cotton were harvested in Azerbaijan as of Jan. 9, 2017.

During the reporting period, the biggest volume of cotton was harvested in Azerbaijan's Saatli district. Thus, 25,750 tons of cotton were harvested from a 17,220-hectare-area.

In total, cotton has been sown on an area of 136,410 hectares this year, which is 2.7 times more than in 2016.

Crop areas (in hectares)

Harvest in tons

2017

2016

As of Jan. 9, 2018

As of Jan. 9, 2017

Throughout Azerbaijan

136,413.2

51.369

207,155.66

88,596.85

Aghjabadi

9,550

3,711

20,436.03

8,704.35

Aghdam

3,005

390

6,178.69

833

Agdash

3,000

1,154

3,697.34

1,311.20

Agsu

2,500.8

1,104

2,762.63

1,027.60

Beylagan

8,550

4,035

15,696.53

7,810

Barda

8,518.5

2,749

22,383.69

6,859.70

Bilasuvar

11,351.8

5,736

24,762.05

12,024.10

Jalilabad

500

426

1,000.35

650.10

Fuzuli

2,050

505

2,126.38

516.60

Goranboy

5,000

2,024

6,953

3,573

Goychay

-

200

-

145.80

Hajigabul

1,203.9

526

976.30

790.60

Imishli

15,641.5

4,746

14,591.08

10,096.90

Kurdamir

4,027

1,911

4,974.91

2,094.10

Neftchala

11,111

1,541

9,063.02

1,973

Saatli

17,220

8,028

25,748.30

11,924.50

Sabirabad

15,055

6,113

18,153.41

7,702

Salyan

7,052.4

2,286

9,273.98

2,668.80

Samukh

53

330

46.47

699.30

Tartar

3,123

1,035

8,419.10

2,326.20

Ujar

2,500

510

2,316.20

294.90

Yevlakh

2,168

1,435

3,406.86

3,672

Zardab

3,232.3

874

4,189.34

899.10

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