Container boxes are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in Shanghai, China September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song
CAIRO - 28 October 2018: Egypt's trade volume during the period from January to September 2018 hit $67.63 billion compared with dlrs 59.82 billion during the same period of the previous year, recording a rise of 13 percent.
A statement released by the General Organization for Import and Export Control (GOEIC), a copy of which received by MENA, said Egypt's non-petroleum exports during the first nine months of the year reached $15.514 million compared with $16.605 million during the same period of the previous year, recording a rise of 11 percent.
The report said exports during September 2018 rose by 20 percent to hit $1.933 billion compared with $1.613 billion during the same month of the last year. Imports recorded a drawback by 13 percent to reach $4.206 billion compared with $4.860 billion during September of 2017.