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Alcotexa sells tons of Giza cotton for exports
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Jul '08
Alexandria Cotton Exporters' Association (Alcotexa) affirmed on July 6 about its commitment to sell 40 tons of cotton for export in the week that ended July 5.

Official sources confirmed Fibre2fashion that the cotton to be sold for exports is essentially the Giza 70 variety which is well known for its superior quality.

With this new contract, Alcotexa's overall export commitments for the season, which began in September, totaled 13,102.78 tons of cotton worth US $282.166 million.

Egyptian cottons are used to create bedding of all types from sheets to pillowcases to comforters. The long staple or long fiber of Egyptian-grown cotton means that there is more continuous fiber to use when creating threads or yarns.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

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