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Long staple cotton production in Egypt to be expanded: PM
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Nov '17
Long staple cotton production in Egypt will be expanded and 128 firms owned by the public business sector are being renovated to boost production, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said inaugurating the second ‘Destination Africa’ fair for apparel and textiles at Cairo recently. The government also is keen on renovating public spinning and weaving firms, he said.

The two-day fair last week was jointly organized by the Egyptian Government and the Egyptian Exporters Association – Expolink.

Egypt wants to reach out to Africa as it attaches a lot of importance to the continent, a press release from the fair organisers said quoting the prime minister. About 75 companies took part in the fair on November 11-12. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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