Egypt's agriculture exports exceed 3.4M tonnes: Agriculture Ministry



Mon, 22 May 2023 - 03:59 GMT


Mon, 22 May 2023 - 03:59 GMT

CAIRO – 22 May 2023:The Ministry of Agriculture issued a report on total agricultural exports during the period from January to May 2023.

The report showed that Egypt’s agricultural exports increased by more than 432K tons year on year (YoY) until May 17th in 2023, reaching more than 3.4 million tons, compared to more than 2.9 million tons.

Citrus fruits came in first place at 1.6 million tons, fresh potatoes came in the second place at 668,695 tons and onions came in the third place at 238,916 tons.

The report indicated that the most important agricultural exports are citrus fruits, potatoes, fresh onions, sweet potatoes, pomegranates, garlic, strawberries, beans, guavas, tomatoes, and grapes.

Earlier this week, The Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir announced that Egypt’s exports in France, Germany, Greece, Saudi Arabia, and Spain saw a significant jump.

Samir referred to the development of foreign trade indicators between Egypt and France, noting that Egyptian exports to France increased by 136% by the end of 2022, to record 2.1 billion euros. The Egyptian merchandise exports to the French market in 2022 recorded an increase of 54% recording 1.1 billion euros.



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