Egypt's agricultural exports rise to 4.6 M tons

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Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 10:59 GMT

Egyptian vegetables - CC via Wikimedia

Egyptian vegetables - CC via Wikimedia


CAIRO - 10 August 2019: Egypt's agricultural exports have soared up to more than 4.6 million tons, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.

Agriculture Minister Ezeddin Abu Steit received a report about the total exports from January till August 7.

The agricultural exports reached 4,620,253 tons with an increase of 651,127 tons compared to the previous year.

Citrus, potato, onion, strawberry, beans, pepper, cucumber, pomegranate, garlic, and guava topped agricultural exports.

Egypt exported 1,751,550 tons of citrus fruits, 698,704 tons of potato, and 393,113 tons of onion followed by grapes which reached 98,557 tons.

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