Cotton

In pics: Marking International Rural Women Day amid cotton harvest season in Egypt

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 08:48 GMT

The world celebrates the International Day of Rural Women on October 15 of each year, which was set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007.

Highlights: How Egypt developed cotton industry

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 - 05:43 GMT

Three new cotton varieties were developed and registered, while Giza 98 variety is underway, bringing the productivity from 8 to 10 quintals per feddan.

Egyptian cotton exports hit 60K tons at $380M in 2021

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 02:30 GMT

Egypt exports 90 percent of its produce annually with India being the top exporter followed by China and Bangladesh.

Egypt doubles its cotton exports in 2021

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 03:54 GMT

The amount of cotton production amounted to 2.3 million quintals in 2021, marking an increase of 33.3 percent on a year on year (YoY) basis.

Durable, flexible, dirt-resistant: Why Egypt’s new plastic money 'environment-friendly'

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Receiving old money that is torn, dirty and tattered is very possible when getting exchange after a purchase.

Area cultivated with cotton in Egypt grows by 39%

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 02:13 GMT

The ministry noted that more of the crop could be grown but the ministry has set a maximum.

Egyptian president follows up on experimental cultivation of short-staple cotton on reclaimed lands

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 02:23 GMT

The experience took place in New Valley's Sharq Al Owaynat.

Egyptian president urges state-owned companies to partner up with private sector to eradicate mismanagement

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 03:01 GMT

The president statements' came during the inauguration of new Aswan’s Urea and Ammonia Plant.

On World Cotton Day, Egypt says production increases by 30% this year

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 09:55 GMT

Egypt increased the cultivated area this year to reach 236,000 feddans. It is the same harvested area in 2019.

Researcher shows degree of fiber strength of colored cotton cultivated in Egypt

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 11:23 GMT

Cotton worldwide used to be colored but a mutation occurred turning the specie into white, Mosaad explained.

Egypt is getting ready to launch world's largest textile factory

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 03:38 GMT

The government is also working on another large textile enterprise.

3 new cotton gins established at costs of LE 200M: ministry

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 03:34 GMT

In a statement, the ministry said Minister of Public Business Sector Hisham Tawfiq closely followed up the progress of the project to establish the gins in the cities of Zagazig, Kafr El Zayyat and Kafr El Dawwar.

Egypt’s Sisi directs government to increase cultivated areas of cotton to meet international needs

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 06:51 GMT

He also ordered the government to establish national factories that produce high-quality cotton products at affordable prices for citizens.

After pilot success: 'Better Cotton Initiative' officially launched in Egypt under UNIDO's auspices

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 07:03 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation declared Monday that the initiative will be introduced in Damietta and Kafr Al Sheikh governorates.

Plan underway to develop Egypt's cotton industry, says minister

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 02:56 GMT

CAIRO, April 12 (MENA) - Minister of the Public Business Sector Hesham Tawfiq said on Sunday that a plan was in the pipeline in coordination with the agriculture and trade ministries to develop Egypt's cotton industry. The minister made the remarks at

Minister: We seek to revive textile industry, restore Egyptian cotton glory

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 03:49 GMT

He said that the developed gin in Fayyoum and other new gins would produce pure cotton with special standards to help improve the price of exported cotton.

Cabinet denies reports on privatizing cotton companies

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 12:47 GMT

In a statement, the cabinet media center said it contacted the Ministry of Public Business Sector which denied the news.

Cotton exports rise to 120.9% in 4th quarter of 2018-2019 agricultural season: CAPMAS

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 09:45 GMT

CAPMAS said India is the largest importer of Egyptian cotton.

CAPMAS: 218.8% rise in cotton exports in 3rd quarter of 2018-2019

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 - 11:56 GMT

CAPMAS) announced Monday that Egyptian cotton exports in the period between March and May 2019 reached 510,200 metric quintals

Gov't plans to restore global status of Egyptian cotton: Madbouli

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 11:54 GMT

Madbouli stressed that the country shows a great interest in developing and supporting the textile sector as well as planting and selling the Egyptian cotton.

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