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Ahram Online: Egypt's agricultural exports up 13% in 2017/18 season

Egypt has been enforcing new regulations and inspection measures to ensure the quality of its agricultural exports.
19.06.18 | Interesting article at Ahram Online

Egypt’s agricultural exports rose by 13 percent between September 2017 and April 2018 to reach 3.165 million tonnes, up from 2.802 million tonnes during the same period last year.
In a monthly report released on Monday, Egypt’s Agricultural Exports Council said that agricultural exports reached $1.594 billion, up from $1.534 billion last year, with an increase of 4 percent.

The overall exports from Egypt to Arab countries reached 1.278 million tonnes at around $680.964 million.

Exports to the EU and the UK reached 645,530 tonnes at $421.54 million, while exports to European countries outside of the EU zone totalled 547,840 tonnes at $238.48 million.

Exports to Asian countries reached 296,920 tonnes at $159.16 million.

Exports to the Americas and Australia totalled 16,841 tonnes at $21.74 million, while exports to African countries reached 16,110 tonnes at $12.19 million.

Egypt has been enforcing new regulations and inspection measures to ensure the quality of its agricultural exports.