Egypt has exported some 4.4 million tons of agricultural products in the period January to November 2018, an increase of 316,652 tons compared to 2017, according to a report released by Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture in November. The report added that Egypt has exported 2.9 million tons of crops, including citrus, potatoes, onions, strawberries, beans, peppers, cucumbers, pomegranate, eggplant, mango, garlic, guava and grapes. It also indicated that Egypt exported 1.6 million tons of citrus (ranking first among Egyptian exports), and 1.5 million tons of potatoes (ranking second). Egypt’s exports of onions and grapes reached 286,000 tons and 100,000 tons, respectively. According to egyptindependent.com, the report further mentioned the exports of pomegranate as ranking fifth, recording 73,341 tons, while exports of mango ranked sixth, recording 21,000 tons.
Source: Egypt Independent November 07, 2018 14:03 UTC