Uzbekistan Silk Industry Faces Mulberry Tree Shortage

by Laurence on 5/4/2005 · 1 comment

According to Textile News, the Cabinet of Ministers has discussed problems with the Uzbek silk industry. It is reportedly operating at only 55% of capacity, and faces a shortage of mulberry trees. The dispatch doesn’t mention silk smuggling to India as a factor, an issue when I lived in Tashkent.

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Katy May 4, 2005 at 8:12 am

That’s 2 berries in a row!

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