“Egypt has shipped 90,395.5 metric tons of cotton valued at $338 million since
the marketing year began on Sept 1. Of last week’s sales, Egypt will
ship 334 tons of Giza 88 cotton variety and 192 tons of Giza 86, the
association said. ..
Egypt produces the world’s finest extra-long staple cotton, which is
stronger and softer than shorter staple cotton and is used in high-end
clothing. Switzerland, Bangladesh and India are the largest importers
of Egyptian cotton”