Cotton grows in a field of San El Hagar village in the province of Al-Sharkia northeast of Cairo, Egypt October 18, 2016 - REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Cotton grows in a field of San El Hagar village in the province of Al-Sharkia northeast of Cairo, Egypt October 18, 2016 - REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Japanese markets open to Egyptian agriculture products - minister

By: MENA
Thu, Nov. 8, 2018
CAIRO - 8 November 2018: Agriculture and Land Reclamation Minister Ezz Eldin Abu Steit said that the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine succeeded in opening Japanese markets for the Egyptian agricultural products.

In statements to the press on Thursday, Abu Steit said that the Japanese market has been opened to many Egyptian crops after holding negotiations with the Japanese side and carrying out technical and quarantine studies.

Both sides probed export requirements for a number of Egyptian vegetables and fruits, the minister reiterated, adding that it was agreed to apply the phytosanitary requirements by Japan.

The agricultural crops to be exported to the Japanese market include potatoes, green onions, cucumbers, garlic, courgettes, okra, artichoke, green peas, green beans, asparagus, sesame and melons, water melons and dates, Abu Steit underlined
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