Cotton

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.

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.

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