FE Indorama Agro LLC (the “Company”) is one of the largest cotton farm in the Republic of Uzbekistan. It was established in 2018 after the Government started a privatization process for the cotton farming sector in the country. The operations of the Company covers more than 50,000 hectares of land for growing cotton, wheat and other agricultural crops. In addition the Company works with independent farmers to grow cotton on its behalf.
To improve agricultural practices, the Company is introducing fully mechanized harvesting and modern farming practices adopted from Australia and the USA. There is also adoption of a sustainable business model with focus on soil preservation and efficient water use. The Company is also working closely with international advisors to reinforce its best practices.
|Total Leased Farm Size||c. 50 000 ha|
|Total Contract Farm Size||c. 25 000 ha|
|Ginning Processing Capacity||1,200 MTD of Seed Cotton|
|Key Agriculture Products||Raw Cotton, Wheat|
|Number of employees||c.2700|
Indorama has engaged a distinguished group of cotton farming exports to work with its own management to design and implement modern farming practices with the aid of best-in-class mechanical farming equipment. The areas of focus include use of better seed varieties, land redevelopment, soil management, and water management to prevent soil degradation and improve irrigation and melioration systems.
Cotton fiber has the following properties and is a preferred fiber for high end garments:
During the cotton ginning process, harvested cotton is segregated into cotton fibre, cotton seed and other products.
Cotton seeds, a by-product of the ginning process, are used for:
Cotton fibers are used for the production of: