Egypt’s Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El Sayyed el Quseir discussed with the Japanese ambassador in Cairo, Masaki NOKE, , the prospects for agricultural cooperation between the two countries.
Aref confirmed in a statement , Tuesday, the start of transforming the marble and granite sector into digital, in order to be able to serve the sector workers and provide the services provided by the Chamber to its employees.
The report issued by the Council, Sunday, indicated that exports of food industries rank third in terms of Egypt's non-oil exports, and represent 13 percent during 2020.
Al-Arabi noted that this progress came despite the negative economic impacts of the Corona pandemic on the performance of the global economy during the past year.
Egypt is among the world's top 10 exporters and producers of certain crops.
He noted that sugar cane, sugar beet bulb and frozen strawberries constitute about 98 percent of Egyptian food exports to China during 2020, amounting to $ 35.9 million in total.
CAPMAS said exports declined 11.2 percent to reach $2.2billion in November 2020, compared to $2.5 billion during the same month of 2019.
This came in implementation of the free trade agreement signed between Egypt and the countries of the Mercosur Group, which includes Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, according to Gamea.
Bloomberg has announced that Egypt is on the course to become one of the world's top 10 natural gas exporters if it reaches full capacity in 2021, backed by the country's endeavors to boost its exports of liquified natural gas, through restarting one of its two production plants.
Food industry exports account for 13.2 percent of total Egyptian non-oil exports, and it ranks third in the list of the most important Egyptian export sectors during the period from January to November 2020.
The decision stipulated permitting the export of quantities surplus to the needs of the local market and estimated by the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade, and after the approval of the Minister of Trade and Industry.
The exports of engineering industries witnessed a rise in November 2020, recording $229.6 million, compared to $187.3 million in the same month 2019.
The exports of jewelry and gemstone represent 54.6% of the sector’s total exports.
Kung clarified Sunday that Vietnamese exports to the Egyptian market worth $458 million, while the value of his country's imports from Egypt reached $33 million.
There are many opportunities available for the sector’s exports in the Sudanese market, as it represents about 2.1 percent of the sector’s total exports during the period from January to September 2020, ranking 15th in the list of the most important importing countries from the sector.
Gamea confirmed, in a statement, Thursday, that the furniture industry contributes significantly to enhancing Egyptian exports to foreign markets.
Gamea added Tuesday that Egypt’s imports from Japan also rose 18 percent to $443 million, compared to $375 million during January-May period of 2019.
Food processing is a promising sector on which the Trade and Industry Ministry depends on to increase exports in the coming stage, he asserted.
Plastic products are one of the most important exports to Sudan as they achieved an increase estimated at 6.1 percent reaching $81.4 million compared to $76.7 million in 2018.
Egypt's exports of plastic and rubber products reached $1.376 billion compared with $1.571 billion, the ministry said.