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.

CAPMAS: 45.1% increase in cotton exports in 1st quarter of 2018/2019

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 11:35 GMT

The Agency said in its quarterly newsletter for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 agricultural year that total consumption rates of domestic cotton reached 25,700 metric quintals.

Egypt's cotton exports expected to reach 1.3 million kantars this year

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 10:12 GMT

Chairman of the Egyptian Cotton Exporters Association Nabil el-Santaricy expected exports of cotton "white gold" to increase to 1.3 million kantars.

100 feddans of cotton, 8,000 of corn harvested so far in Damietta

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 02:26 GMT

He added that the governorate planted a total of 15,000 feddans of corn to be used as fodder.

Agriculture Ministry promotes cultivating short stable cotton

Sat, 04 Aug 2018 - 09:10 GMT

Minister of Public Business Sector Hisham Tawfik discussed with Agriculture Minister Ezz El-Din Abou Steit on Thursday means to boost the spinning and weaving industry in Egypt and promote the cultivation of short stable cotton.

India's 2018 monsoon likely to be below average after poor start to season

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - 11:06 GMT

For the first two months of the monsoon season, rainfall was below average, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.

Egypt's cotton exports up nearly 37% as crop quality improves

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 08:50 GMT

Output fell drastically in 2011, when political upheaval meant regulations to maintain quality were not enforced.

Cotton cultivation area increases to 334.6K: Agriculture Min.

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 03:14 GMT

The total area of cotton cultivation this season increased by 118,000 feddans on a year-on-year basis, recording about 334,621 feddans.

Bringing Back Egypt’s White Gold Glory

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 01:00 GMT

After years of being hit by a turbulent economy and one blow after the other, the state is focusing its efforts on putting the wind back into its cotton production’s sails.

Cotton cultivation area increase to 321.8K: Minster

Sun, 10 Jun 2018 - 12:04 GMT

The report revealed that Kafr el-Sheikh governorate came at the top of the governorates in terms of cultivating cotton with a land of 97,000 feddans.

Cotton exports up 181.6% during Q2 of 2017-2018

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 12:22 GMT

CAPMAS said that total consumption rates of domestic cotton reached 47,200 metric kantars (one kantar is equal to 45.02 kilograms).

Public business sector minister reviews restructuring plan of Cotton & Textile Holding Company

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Minister of Public Business Sector reviewed with the board of the Cotton&Textile Industries Holding Company a restructuring blueprint for the corporation’s subsidiaries.

Egypt adopts strategy to upgrade cotton cultivation, textile industry

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 10:57 GMT

A clear map of textile industries in Egypt is needed to be able to perfectly determine gaps between supply and demand, Industry Minister Tarek Kabil said.