The deal brings Alcotexa’s
export commitments for the 2009/10 season, which began in September, to
68,553.8 tonnes of cotton worth $158.76 million, the official said”

Egypt expects to export 80,000 tonnes of cotton this season, the agriculture minister said in February .

By this time last year, Alcotexa had sold 15,347 tonnes of cotton worth $40.73 million .