Cotton

Egypt saves $ 2B in cotton imports

Tue, 14 May 2024 - 02:49 GMT

Egypt Saves $2 Billion Cotton and Raw Materials Imports After Successful Cultivation of "Short Staple" Cotton

Old Spinning, Weaving factories re-operate at 60% capacity

Fri, 15 Mar 2024 - 02:05 GMT

The operation of the factories is geared towards producing thick and medium yarns, which fulfill 98.5% of the requirements of both the global and local markets, according to sources at the State’s Public Sector as reported by the newspaper. It was emphasized that the reactivation of the factories would result in saving $3 billion previously allocated for importing these types of yarns.

Egyptian Cabinet sets fixed cotton prices for the 2024/2025 season

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 - 04:00 GMT

Under the new pricing scheme, a medium-staple quintal of cotton in Upper Egypt will be set at LE 10,000, while a long-staple quintal in Lower Egypt will be priced at LE 12,000

President Sisi follows up on modernization of Egyptian cotton supply chains

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 06:06 GMT

The president was also briefed on the possibility of investing lands owned by the Ministry of Public Enterprise.

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.

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