Egypt's non-petroleum exports hit $13 bln in first half of 2019
MENA, , Friday 16 Aug 2019


Egypt’s non-petroleum exports registered $13.037 billion in the first half of 2019, the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC) said in a report on Friday.

The Agricultural Export Council had the most exports among non-petroleum products in the first six months of the year with $1.575 billion, compared to $1.446 billion in the same period of 2018.

Egypt's food exports registered $1.559 billion in the first half of 2019, up from $1.469 billion during the same period a year earlier.

Ready-made garment exports totaled $800 million in January-June 2019, compared to $768 million in the same six months in 2018.

Pharmaceutical exports hit $261 million in the same period in 2019, up from $252 million during the same period a year earlier.

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