The report showed that 64.6 percent of these exports went to Saudi Arabia, Libya, Spain, Kenya, Italy, Sudan, the Netherlands, and the US at a value of $164 million.
The decision comes within the framework of the government's comprehensive plan to secure local market needs of alcohol.
The move falls within the framework of the precautionary measures taken by the State to address the impact of the spread of COVID-19, the ministry added.
Han said Chinese exports to Egypt hit $2.8 billion between January-March 2020, while Egypt’s exports to China stood at $330 million.
The statement also noted that the volume of trade exchange between the two countries reached $1.13 billion in April.
The government aims at delivering natural gas to 1.2 million households, which in turn could contribute to reducing the government's subsidy for butane gas cylinders.
India comes first with exports amounting to 118 million dollars while the US comes second with 79-million-dollar exports.
In light of the decline of oil prices, Egypt increased its crude oil imports in the first two months of 2020.
Citrus topped the Egyptian agricultural exports, followed by potatoes, onions, garlic, and strawberries.
In 2010, Egypt's strawberry exports did not surpass $11 million.
Saudi Arabia topped the list of countries importing Egyptian furniture in the first quarter of 2020 with imports estimated at $15 million.
In press statements on Thursday, Attar added that the Spanish markets received this year around 3,000 tons of Egyptian orange.
This came in a weekly report handed over to Quseir by head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) ِAhmed el Attar.
There are negative and positive aspects.
The sector has not been affected by COVID-19 crisis.
Out of 15 seaports across the country, Alexandria Port is the gate of 40 percent of imports and exports and handles 157 million tons per annum.
Egypt's exports of copper and its derivatives went down during the first half of 2020 by about 25 percent to reach $33 million.
Egypt's exports of sanitaryware and ceramics hit 64 million dollars in the first quarter of 2020, down 13.5 percent from the corresponding period of 2019.
Kuwait has facilitated entry measures of Egyptian agricultural imports into its territories.
The value of experts reached $6.728 billion in comparison to $6.580 billion during the same period in 2019, she said, she pointed out.