Egypt: Agricultural exports up 5 five percent during January and February

This weekend, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation al-Sayed al-Quseir announced that the volume of Egyptian agricultural exports has increased to about one million tons since the beginning of this year up until February. There is an increase of five percent compared to the same period of last year.

In a statement on Sunday, Quseir said that the most important agricultural exports during this period are: citrus fruits, potatoes, onions, strawberries, pomegranates, sweet potatoes, beans, beets, guavas, peppers, mangoes, and garlic. The total agricultural exports of citrus reached 68,286 tons.

The minister also added that Egypt exported 10,794 tons of potatoes, ranking second in agricultural exports after citrus fruits, and 22,732 tons of onions, ranking third in exports, and strawberries ranked fourth in agricultural exports with a total of 13,187 tons.

Source: egyptindependent.com


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