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Egyptian cotton known for quality, staple length, agriculture ministry supports increasing productivity
Bank arranged 17 financing operations worth EGP 113bn, planning further loans worth EGP 20.4bn
The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed that the exported cotton amount during the period from March to May 2018 reached 160.100 versus 149.700 meter qintars (MQ) for the same period of the previous season, an increase by 6.9%. This came according to CAPMAS`s quarterly bulletin on cotton for third quarter (Q3) …
The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued its quarterly bulletin on cotton for the second quarter (December to February) of the agricultural season 2017/2018. The total amount of Egyptian cotton exports reached 379,700 kantars during that period, up from 134,800 kantars during the same period of the previous season, marking a large …
Agriculture Ministry will provide two new cotton varieties in Egypt this year
3 companies contract with Agriculture Ministry to harvest 34,000 feddans
On January 12 2018, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued its quarterly bulletin on cotton for the first quarter of the agricultural season 2017/2018. Exports of cotton from Egypt reached 128,300 kantars (equal to 99.05 pounds, or 45.02 kilograms) in September to November 2017, versus 202,500 kantars during the same period …
India ranks first among importing countries, accounting for 41.5%
Every morning, under the blazing sun, hundreds of workers set off to walk through their daily paths among the greenery. From afar, they spot the whiteness as it grows and takes centre stage. Their days are spent from dusk till dawn among the soft clouds of cotton and the sting of their thorns. Generation after …
The development of cotton ginning mills will cost EGP 2bn, says Moustafa
An agreement with Irrigation Ministry to cultivate 700,000 feddans with rice scheduled for next year
Exports reached 112,700 metric kantar between December 2015 and February 2016 compared to 246,000 metric kantar during the same period of the previous season.
Privatisation of the Nile Cotton Ginning Company (NCGC) was halted by the Administrative Court in September 2013 and the company’s ownership was returned to the state
Plan to increase revenues by 32% for FY 2015/2016 and increase sales to EGP 4.5bn, says company chairman
Meeting between cotton industry experts, officials and concerned ministries to study new agricultural policy for cotton, says cabinet statement
The step was taken targeting the protection of locally produced cotton.
Total quantity consumed of local cotton rose by 115.5% to reach 175,800 metric quintals during period from December 2014 to February 2015, says CAPMAS
Lawsuit demands cancellation of government’s decision to remove cotton subsides
Removal of subsidies continues, with agriculture minister announcing the removal of subsidies for cotton cultivation
Fall in exports is due to a decrease in cultivated area
Government moves to save the textile industry in view of governmental failure to recognise huge losses incurred
Media reports highlighted that the cotton-cultivated area last agricultural season was 367,566 feddans; however, the cotton was grown in only 250,000 of 350,000 feddans projected.
Total consumption rates for imported cotton during this period, meanwhile, reached 21,800 metric quintals, compared to 23,200 metric quintals during the previous season, representing a 6.3% decrease.
A young Egyptian fashion designer offers practical and sophisticated products
Attributes decline to rise in global cotton prices
Mahala Yarn Company, which employs over 20,000 people, is set to shut down operations within next two days due to shortages in cotton and raw materials
Greenpeace voiced their concern over inconsistencies between the findings in a report published by The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) and official statement’s made by the Ministry of Agriculture over their use of GM crops
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Egyptian cotton is renowned the world over for its quality. It is transformed into sumptuous bed sheets or into made to measure, button-down shirts and that are worn by the worlds rich and famous are sold in glittering high-end stores for small fortunes. The cotton starts much more humbly though and this time of year …
By Inaam El-Adawy The Cotton Exporters’ Association predicts that worldwide cotton production will fall during the 2012-2013 season to 24.9 million tons. In a recent report, the Association attributed the decline in production to the fall of prices during the 2011- 2012 period, which will drive cotton farmers to reduce output this season. The study …