This came in a weekly report handed over to Quseir by head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) ِAhmed el Attar.
Agriculture Minister Ezeddin Abu Steit received a report about the total exports from January till August 7.
Egypt has exported 514,000 tons of citrus fruits to all countries since the beginning of the new export season of fruits and vegetables.
Egypt exported about 4 million tons of agricultural products, compared to 3.8 million tons in the previous year, marking an increase of 5 percent.
The quantities exported over the past seven months upped by 13 percent to reach 2.581 million tons.
Agricultural exports acquired 10 percent of Egypt’s non-petroleum exports in 2017.
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority denied Tuesday issuing any past statements or decisions regarding banning the import of Egyptian strawberries into the UAE.