The total trade exchange between Egypt and the countries of the world during the first eleven months of 2019 hit about $5.34 billion, compared to $6.36 million in the same period in 2018, with a decline of about $1.02 billion, according to the CAPMAS' trade bulletin.
The bulletin included the trade exchange between Egypt and the most important countries in the world during November 2019, and the period from January-November 2019, compared to 2018.
CAPMAS revealed that the trade exchange between Egypt and African countries slightly rose during 2019 to reach $131.35 million, up from $128.74 million in 2018.
Kenya topped the list of the most important African countries in trade exchange with Egypt, as the volume of trade exchange reached about $17.69 million in 2019, compared to $20.49 million in the same period of 2018, with a decline of nearly $2.79 million.
In the second place came South Africa, as trade exchange recorded about LE6.52 million during 2019, compared to $4.64 million in the same period in 2018, with an increase of about $1.87 million.