Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation has announced that the nation’s agricultural exports amounted to over 5.2 million tons so far. This is an increase of 600,000 tons compared with the same period last year. The Ministry released a report, saying that exports amounted to 5,200,864 tons of agricultural products. These include citrus, potatoes, onions, strawberries, pomegranates, potatoes, beans, beets, guavas, peppers, mangoes, garlic, grapes and melons.
Total agricultural exports of citrus reached 1,882,300 tons, in addition to the export of 620,769 tons of potatoes, ranking second in agricultural exports after citrus. While 607,247 tons of fodder beets were exported, ranking third in exports, onions ranked fourth with a total of 256,255 tons, while grapes ranked fifth in exports with a total of 143,201 tons.