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Egypt garment exports rise 9% in 7 months

MENA , Thursday 22 Aug 2019
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Egypt's garment exports rose 6% to reach $976 million from January to July 2019, up from $915 million in the same period last year.

In its monthly report, the Textiles, Apparel, and Home Textiles Export Council said the sector exports jumped 10% in July, hitting $161 million, compared to $147 million in July 2018.

US ranked first as the top importing market for the Egyptian ready-made clothes, followed by Spain, then Germany, UK, and North Ireland.

The exports to US were estimated at $541 million in the first seven months of the year, surging 20%, and $46 million to Arab countries, rising 26%, the report stated. 

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