Tajikistan Gains New Poultry Processing Plant

24 November 2014, at 8:37am

TAJIKISTAN - A new poultry plant has been opened in the region of Sughd in the north of the country.

According to Asia-Plus, the Qairoqum mayor’s office report that the new poultry plant has been set up by local entrepreneur, Ravshan Polodov, who has delivered chickens to Sughd province from the Russian Federation.

An official source at the mayor's office said: “The limited liability company, Duston, will produce up to five million eggs per year. Twenty people now work at the plant at an average monthly wage of 1,000 somoni."

TJS1,000 is worth around US$200.

Over the first nine months of this year, 27 industrial enterprises operating in the city of Qairoqqum, have reportedly produced 709.8334 million somoni worth of industrial goods, which is 202.1 million somoni more than in the same period last year.