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Egypt’s non-oil exports hit $8.5B in 4 months

Wed, Jun. 19, 2019
CAIRO – 19 June 2019: Egypt's non-oil exports recorded $8.529 billion during the first four months of 2019, recent data from the Export and Import Control Authority revealed.

The data showed that the non-oil exports in January and February of 2019 reached $4.104 billion, of which $3.143 billion were industrial exports and $961 million were food exports.

The export control data indicated that Egypt's total non-oil exports during March 2019 recorded $2.244 billion, while the exports amounted to $2.181 billion during April.

The main sectors that topped the exports included food industries, agricultural crops, textiles, ready-made garments, as well as medical and engineering industries, according to the revealed data.

The most important international groups receiving the Egyptian exports are the group of countries of the League of Arab States and the States of the European Union, followed by the United States of America and a group of African countries.

Previously, Head of the Egyptian Export Control Authority Esmail Gaber said that Egypt's non-petroleum exports increased by 10 percent to $24.826 billion, compared to $22.626 billion during 2017.
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