Egypt's exports of plastic and rubber products reached $1.376 billion compared with $1.571 billion, the ministry said.
Egypt has exported 4.8 million tons of agricultural products since January.
Egypt has become South Korea's key investment destination in Africa, with total investments worth $600 million, South Korean ambassador to Egypt Hong Yin Wook said.
Egypt's imports from the Nile Basin countries have dropped by 4.6 percent in 2019 to reach $0.64 billion, compared with $0.67 billion in the previous year, the CAPMAS added.
The report said Italian food exports to Egypt witnessed a boost in 2018 and 2019, recording €48 million in 2019 against €39 million in 2018.
That is since the beginning of 2020 until November 4.
Onion is the third most exported crop by Egypt following citrus and potato, respectively.
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Wednesday a report on Egypt's exports and imports in 2019.
This success is due to efforts of the state and agricultural investment companies, which confirm the solidity and strength of the sector and the great capabilities it possesses for production and stable growth under all circumstances and variables.
At a meeting of the agricultural exports council, he added that increasing agricultural exports will save more hard currency for Egypt.
CAPMAS said exports declined 9.4 percent to reach $1.91 billion in August 2020, compared to $2.11 billion during the same month of 2019.
The council stated that exports of glass and manufactures to the United States during (January-August) amounted to about $34.5 million, compared to $16.3 million during the same period of 2019.
Rates of trade exchange between Egypt and Sudan have witnessed a remarkable development in recent times, Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea said Sunday.
Egypt is the world's top exporter of oranges for two years in a row.
On the other hand, Arab countries’ exports to Egypt declined by $333.9 million.
Egypt exported electrical energy worth $6.407 billion, compared to $8.1 billion in July 2019, marking a decline of $1.69 million.
The most important terms of trade exchange included engineering and electronic goods, furniture, ready-made clothes, chemical products, fertilizers and medical industries.
CAPMAS said exports declined 15 percent to reach $2.15 billion in July 2020, compared to $2.53 billion during the same month of 2019.
The value of the increase is $101.4 million.
In a similar context, Egypt ranked third globally in 2019 in the exports of dried onion with a total of 13.6 tons.