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Egypt Cotton Exports Reach 605.5 Tons in Week Ended May 2

May 05, 2013

Egypt agreed to export 605.5 metric tons of cotton in the week ended May 2, according to the Alexandria Cotton Exporters Association.

The country has shipped 66,021.5 tons of the fiber, valued at $194. million, since Sept. 1, the association said today in its weekly bulletin. Exports in the past week included 5.5 tons of the Giza 88 variety, and 600 tons of Giza 86.

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