The Council added in a report, Wednesday, that the sector’s exports decreased during the month of October by about 28 percent, to record $21.169 million, compared to $29.23 million in October 2020.
The report of the General Organization for Export and Import Control showed that all industrial sectors achieved high growth rates during the 10 months, despite the negative repercussions of the Corona pandemic.
Games added Monday that the most important export items included cement, food products, machinery, electrical equipment, aluminum and its products, tanning materials and plastics.
CAPMAS added that the Egyptian imports from Spain reached $1.1 billion during the first 8 months of 2021 compared to $988.1 million during the same period in 2020, marking an increase of 15.8 percent.
Speaking during the Egyptian-Bahrain Business Forum organized by the Egyptian Businessmen Association (EBA), the Bahraini ambassador said his country's exports to Egypt increased to $224 million.
Egypt’s imports from the COMESA countries amounted to $901 million during the first 9 months of 2021, compared to $721 million during the same period in 2020, with an increase of 25 percent.
Egypt's exports to the Nile Basin countries recorded $1.11 billion during the period from January to the end of September 2021, compared to $835 million over the same period last year, with an increase of 33.7 percent.
Egypt's exports to Jordan jumped 26.9 percent in the first half of 2021 compared with the year before, registering $348 million against $274.3 million.
The monthly report issued by the council, Tuesday, indicated that the sector’s exports dropped in September by about 32 percent, to record $18.5 million, compared to $27.146 million during September 2020.
Italy is ranked 15th among the key EU countries receiving Egyptian food exports during this period, with products valued at $78 million, representing a 23 percent increase compared with the same corresponded period of 2020.
Exports hiked 50.5 percent to reach $3.26 billion in August 2021, compared to $2.17 billion during the same month of 2020.
This came during a seminar organized by the Export Council for Food Industries on Wednesday, under the title "Opportunities for the Development of Food Industry Exports to Senegal".
The minister explained that the provision of these financial dues comes in implementation of the presidential directives to support the export sector, and the speedy response of the export burdens due to the exporting companies.
Egypt's gas production ranges between 7- 7.2 billion cubic feet per day, and that exports of liquefied gas are about 1.8 billion cubic feet per day.
It put the value of trade exchange between the two countries at $1.2 billion compared with $1.1 billion last year.
The monthly report of the Export Council for Engineering Industries revealed that exports for the month of September 2021 increased by 35 percent to reach $320.6 million, compared to $237.8 million in September 2020.
Reports showed Egypt is one of the countries that are outside this trap due to the government’s keenness on expanding manufacturing activities
European Union countries imported Egyptian goods worth $ 739 million this year against $ 463 million last year while the United States imported Egyptian goods estimated at $ 206 million against $ 135 million last year.
The Egyptian exports to Greece amounted to $807.4 million during the first half of 2021, compared to $273.8 million, marking an increase of 194.9 percent
Exports hiked 31.5 percent to reach $2.94 billion in July 2021, compared to $2.24 billion during the same month of 2020.