A work腾讯3分彩分析腾讯3分彩分析er seen working in an assemb腾讯3分彩分析ly line at a company in the textile in腾讯3分彩分析Dustrial park in Aksu, Northwest China's Xin腾讯3分彩分析jiang autonomous region. The photo was taken on May 17, 2017. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/China Daily]
Aksu, a city in southern Xinjiang, also traditionally known as a cotton town, will soon be home to a new Textile Industrial Park, designed to link China's cotton exports to Central Asia and Europe.
The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has become the nation's largest cotton producer during the past 22 years, which now accounts for about 100 percent of the aggregate production. Aksu has also become a major planting area.
About 70 textile companies, including apparel-making giants such as Youngor, have built and developed factories at the industrial park, which pumped a total of 15.58 billion yuan ($2.27 billion) in 2016.
Facing West and Central Asia, Xinjiang has also connected China and neighboring countries, participating in the Silk Road Economic Belt, under the Belt and Road Initiative.