Egypt's non-oil exports rise 5% in June to reach $1.9 bln

MENA , Friday 26 Jul 2019

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File photo: A labourer works at a textile mill in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km north of Cairo (File photo: Reuters)

Egypt’s annual non-oil exports increased by five percent in June to reach $1.905 billion, up from $1.810 billion in the same period last year, the General Organization for Export and Import Control said on Thursday. 

The agricultural sector was the biggest exporter with goods worth $229 million dollars in June, up from $145 million in the same period last year. It was followed by the food sector, which had exports worth $205 million compared to $183 million in June 2018. 

Ready-made clothes and electronic goods occupied the third and fourth places. 

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