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CAIRO - 22 June 2022: The cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) said on Wednesday the value of Egypt's exports to international blocs, of which the country is a member, hit $35 billion in 2021 with a 22 percent increase, compared to the volume of imports which reached $38 billion.
In an infographic published by the center to highlight new data issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, the visual representation shed light on the tangible rise in Egyptian exports to a number of international blocs, whether Egypt is a member of it or not.
Egypt's exports to the Arab free trade zone ranked first, hitting $11 billion in 2021, with a 6 percent rise, followed by ESCWA reaching $8 billion, with a 3.5 percent increase and COMESA that was placed in the last position, with total exports of $3 billion to mark a 31 percent increase, according to the infographic data.
It added the Egyptian exports to international alliances, of which Egypt is not a member, reached $20 billion in 2021, with a 77 percent rise against $38 billion, which is the value of the imports.