“The sales comprised 150 tonnes of Giza 87, 372 tonnes of Giza 88
and 384 tonnes of Giza 86, the official said”
The deal brings Alcotexa’s export commitments for the 2009/10
season, which began in September, to 76,222 tonnes of cotton worth
$181.1 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 21,910 tonnes of cotton
worth $54.5 million .