Egypt's agricultural exports reach 4.4 mln tons since January 2022: Minister

Ahram Online , Friday 26 Aug 2022

Egypt’s agricultural exports reached 4.4 million tons from January till 24 August 2022, Minister of Agriculture El-Sayed El-Quseir announced on Friday.

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File Photo: An Egyptian Farmer with sacks of Potatoes after harvesting his crops. Al-Ahram

 

According to the agriculture ministry, citrus, potatoes, onions, grapes, tomatoes, sweet potato, strawberries, green beans, guava, garlic, Mango, and watermelon topped the list of exported agricultural goods. 

The ministry added the exports from citrus reached to 1.6 million tons, while potatoe exports reached to 831,996 tons followed by the exports of Onions at 280,498 tons.

In 2021, Egyptian agricutural exports exceeded 5.6 million tons for the first time. 

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