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Thursday, 9 January 2020

Cotton exports decrease by 17% this season

Egypt’s cotton exports dropped 17% y-o-y during the first three months of this season, Cotton Exporters Association head Azza Rashwan tells Masrawy. Rashwan expects export volumes will continue to decrease during the current season on the back of lower areas planted and a decline in productivity per feddan Last season saw the land used for cotton cultivation shrink by 36.8% due to poor weather conditions and low selling prices. The export season in Egypt starts in September 2019 and ends in August 2020.

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