Egypt's printing, packaging exports rise by 65% in 2 months

MENA , Thursday 7 Apr 2022

Egypt’s export of printing, packaging, paper, literary and artistic works rose by 65 percent from January to February, hitting $198 million, compared to $120 million in the same period of 2021.


Five countries acquired 47.7 percent of the total exports, topped by Sudan which imported printing and packaging materials worth $23 million and Libya with $21 million, the Egyptian Export Council for Printing, Packaging, Paper, Literary and Artistic Works announced on Thursday.

The UK and Northern Ireland imported printing and packaging materials worth $15 million in the first two months of 2022, followed by Morocco with $14 million, Italy with $13 million and Saudi Arabia with $9 million, according to a monthly report by the council.

Kenya came eighth in the list with $8 million, followed by Algeria with $8 million and the US with $10 million, the report concluded.

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