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Monday, 5 July 2021

Egypt’s agricultural exports rise in 1H2021

Egyptian fruit and vegetable exports increased 15% in 1H2021 to more than 4 mn tonnes compared to 3.47 mn tonnes in the same period last year, according to Agriculture Ministry figures.

The breakdown: Citrus fruits made up a quarter of total exports, with 1.72 mn tonnes shipped overseas during the six-month period. This was followed by potatoes (619.8k tonnes), beet (405.3k), onions (151.5k), and grapes (111.5k). Citrus exports also had the lion's share in 1H2020.

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