The deal brings Alcotexa’s
export commitments for the 2009/10 season, which began in September, to
68,753.8 tonnes of cotton worth $159.2 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 15,851 tonnes of cotton worth $41.95 million..”span style=”font-family: verdana;”> “/span>