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Xinjiang:RMB 2.5 Billion Invested in Quality Cotton Base (03/21/2013)

Updated: 2013/3/21 16:37:00

It is reported that up to now CNY 2.5 billion of infrastructure fund within the Central Budget has been invested in the quality cotton project for the 12th Five-year Plan period (2011-2015) in Xinjiang. The total planned investment is CNY 1.41 billion, which will be used for setting up one platform for developing new planting resources and breeding R & D, 14 pilot stations for variety selection and introducing improved varieties, about 20,000 hectares of land for breeding improved varieties and 9 improved variety processing lines. Xinjiang quality cotton project has been in the list of state-supported agriculture projects for 3 Five-year Plan periods since 1991.

Source: China Textile Leader

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS

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