In its monthly report, the council said the Egyptian aluminum and its products were exported to 74 countries, 17 of them never received that kind of metal from Egypt last year namely Russia, Djibouti, Côte d'Ivoire, Colombia, South Africa, Senegal, Argentina, Sera Leone, Peru, Congo Brazzaville, Thailand, India, South Sudan and Angola and the Philippines plus Hong Kong.

The report pointed out that Italy topped the list of importers of Egyptian aluminum, followed by Spain, Germany, the US and Morocco.