textiles

Egypt's exports of spinning, textiles rise to $1.5B in 2021

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 05:10 GMT

The spinning and textiles sector rose in 2021 by about 20 percent, recording $916 million, compared to $763 million in 2020, and the “home furnishings” sector achieved an increase of 35 percent to $651 million, compared to $482 million in 2020.

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.

Egypt's textile exports surge 0.3% in 7 months

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 11:31 GMT

Exports of ready-made clothes jumped 6 percent to hit $967 million in the first seven months of 2019, compared to 915 million last year.

Egypt targets 8% industrial growth annually: Min.

Sat, 05 May 2018 - 11:16 GMT

Egypt targets eight percent industrial growth annually, an equivalent of investments worth LE 150 billion a year, Trade Minister said on Saturday.

Egypt’s exports to Belgium rise 28% YoY in 2017

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 11:06 GMT

Egypt’s exports to Belgium increased 28 percent year-on-year in 2017, recording €320 million, compared to €250 million in 2016.

Egypt’s exports to US surge 17% in first 11 months of 2017

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 11:52 GMT

Non-petroleum exports to the U.S. increased by 17.5 percent in the first 11 months of 2017 to reach $1.34 billion, compared to $1.14 in 2016.

Egypt to build biggest textile, clothing city in 18 months

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 03:01 GMT

The city will contain 568 factories with $2 billion as a paid capital to be invested during seven year, Minister of Industry and Foreign TradeTarekKabil said.

Business news wrap-up

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 05:17 GMT

A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.

Minister discusses with Bajaj contract terms for developing Cotton & Textile Holding Co.

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 03:56 GMT

Public Business Sector Minister Ashraf el-Sharqawi reviewed Saturday with representatives of the Bajaj Company.

Business news wrap-up

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 05:08 GMT

A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.

Business news wrap-up

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 05:33 GMT

A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.

'Destination Africa' exhibition opens Saturday

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 01:15 GMT

More than 75 companies will be participating in the exhibition that provides an opportunity to increase Egypt's exports in international markets.

Business news wrap-up

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 05:24 GMT

A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.

Home textiles exports up 3% in 9 months

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 04:54 GMT

Exports of the home textiles sector increased by 3% in the first nine months of 2017 to reach $375 million, compared with $365 million last year.

Al Arafa for Investment signs joint venture with Gheradi S.r.l

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 12:55 GMT

Al Arafa for Investment, subsidiary to Arafa Holding, will own 40 percent in the new firm Italian Shirts DMCC, while Gheradi will acquire 50 percent.

How to regain Egypt’s cotton glory?

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 03:12 GMT

Domestic production of cotton reached its lowest levels the season before last, cultivating only 130,000 feddans.

Sewn Art

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 - 11:03 GMT

The thread is all about fabric and stitching techniques, focusing on textiles as a traditional craft, Darb 1718 showcases the soft pieces as modern art.

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