Egypt’s agricultural exports rise to $2.9bn in first half


CAIRO: Egyptian Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Alaa Farouk announced that total agricultural exports during the first half of this year reached 4.9 million tonnes with a cash value of $2.9 billion, registering an increase of $600 million compared to the same period last year.

The Egyptian Minister of Agriculture said in a statement today that there is continuous support for the export system to achieve the presidential goal of reaching $100 billion in Egyptian exports from all sectors by 2030, pointing out that the agricultural sector is an important pillar of Egypt’s national income.

The Ministry of Agriculture said in a statement today that Egyptian agricultural products enter more than 160 countries with more than 350 agricultural commodities, despite regional and international challenges.

Source: Emirates News Agency

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