Giza-Protect is an inherently FR Egyptian cotton yarn that meets the requirements for protective clothing and industrial workwear. © MTC

24/01/2022 – Egyptian Giza cotton

Egyptian Giza cotton

Teaching an old fiber new tricks

MTC has launched a new line of inherently flame-retardant spun yarns based on extra-long staple Egyptian Giza cotton blend, which is known as Giza-Protect. By  Editorial staff

The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service post in Cairo forecasts market year 2021/22 cotton area harvested to increase by seven percent to 70,000 hectares, from 65,000 hectares in season 2020/21. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

12/05/2021 – Losses from 2020/21 season made up

Losses from 2020/21 season made up

Egypt: Increasing cotton production 2021/22

 Post attributes the increase to higher area harvested and containment of the white fly infestation that caused losses in 2020/21. By  Sibylle Michel