Egypt’s Agricultural Exports Hit New High Despite Covid-19


Egyptian agricultural exports hit a brand new report excessive, exceeding 5.6 million tons between January 1 and December 31, in comparison with 5,153,376 tons final 12 months, regardless of the worldwide coronavirus disaster.

Citrus fruits made up the biggest share of exports by 805,893 tons, adopted by fodder beet 650,340 tons, potato 614,242 tons, onion 276,141 tons, and grapes 143,450 tons, mentioned a report the agriculture minister acquired from Head of the Central Department of Agricultural Quarantine on the Ministry of Agriculture Ahmed el Attar on Sunday.

Prominent amongst different exports have been strawberry, pomegranate, candy potato, beans, pepper, guava, garlic, mango, and water melon, the report famous.

In an announcement, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Sayed el Quser attributed the report rise to cultivating top quality merchandise matching worldwide high quality requirements in addition to the efforts exerted by the division to fulfill the necessities of importing international locations and streamline export procedures.