Egypt's exports to AU countries reach $4.7B in 2018 - CAPMAS


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 02:44 GMT

Imports ship - Pixabay

Imports ship - Pixabay

CAIRO - 18 November 2019: Egypt's exports to African Union member states reached $4.7 billion in 2018 compared to $3.71 billion in 2017, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

Algeria topped the list of African Union member states' importers of Egypt's products with its imports estimated at $979.2 million, followed by Libya and Morocco with imports amounting to $635.9 million, and $501.6 million, respectively, CAPMAS said in a statement.

The statement pointed out that Egyptian imports from the AU countries were to the tune of $2.2 billion in 2018, compared to $1.85 billion in 2017.

Algeria also dominated the list of AU exporters to Egypt in 2018, with exports hitting $398.1 million, followed by Kenya, Zambia, and Sudan with exports estimated at $287.3 million, $266.1 million, and $207.5 million, respectively.



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