Non-petroleum exports in April hit $2.181B


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 09:54 GMT

Containers - CC via Flickr/Jumilla

Containers - CC via Flickr/Jumilla

CAIRO - 4 June 2019: The value of Egyptian non-petroleum exports in April amounted to$2.181 billion, as indicated in the monthly report issued by the General Organization for Import and Export Control (GOEIC) on Sunday.

Food exports are worth $555 million. The value of food product exports recorded $350 million, compared to $261 million in April 2018. The value of agricultural products exports hit $267, against $240 million in the same month in 2018.

Garment exports rose to be $137 million from $131 million in April 2018. Medical exports increased to $40 million from $36 million. Exports of literary works and arts doubled to hit $2 million.

The value of exports to Arab League member states is the highest with $770 million followed by exports worth $606 million to EU countries. The values of exports to the United States and non-Arab African countries are $246 million and $99 million, respectively. Exports to the rest of the world’s countries amounted to$461 million.



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