Egypt Agreed to Export 687 Metric Tons of Cotton Last Week

Egypt agreed to export 687 metric tons of cotton in the week through May 31, the Alexandria Cotton Exporters Association said today in its weekly bulletin.

The country has shipped 75,270 tons of cotton, valued at $236.1 million, since the marketing year began Sept. 1, according to the association. Exports were down from 867 tons in the week through May 24.

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