The sales comprised 1,998
tonnes of Giza 86, 1,027 tonnes of Giza 88, 50 tonnes each of Giza 87
and Giza 80 and 30 tonnes of Giza 90, the official said .

.The deal brings Alcotexa’s
export commitments for the 2009/10 season, which began in September, to
62,011.3 tonnes of cotton worth $140.9 million, the official said .

By this time last year Alcotexa had committed to sell 12,537 tonnes of cotton worth $33.7 million .

Egypt expects to exports 80,000 tonnes of cotton this season, the agriculture minister said last month .