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Egypt’s non-petroleum exports climb to $1.96B in August

Tue, Sep. 24, 2019
CAIRO – 24 September 2019: Egypt's non-oil exports rose by around $75 million, recording $1.964 billion during August 2019, compared to $1.619 billion during the same month of 2018, recent data from the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC) revealed.

Issued Monday,the data stated that six exports councils have observed an increase in their exports, including the Agriculture Export Council whose exports reached $77 million, compared to$67 million inthe same period oflast year.

The exports of the Export Council for Engineering Industries logged $176 million in August, compared to $166 million during the same month in 2018.

Moreover, the exports of the Food Export Council rose to $197 million, and the exports of the Export Council for Building Materials, Refractory and Metallurgy Industries hiked to $383 million in August 2019.

The datapointed out that the exports of the Export Council of garments rose to $130 million, compared to $129 million in August 2018. Also, exports of the Export Council of Books and Artistic Works reached about $1.494 million, compared to $1.487 million in August 2018, according to the revealed data.

GOEIC said earlier that Egypt’s non-petroleum exports registered $13.037 billion in the first half of 2019.

 
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