Egypt’s non-petroleum exports hit $13 bln in 1st half of 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 Friday 16/08/2019.

The Agricultural Export Council came first in exporting Egypt’s 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, it added.

The report noted that the ready-made garment exports totaled $800 million in January-June 2019, compared to $768 million in the same six months in 2018.

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

Source: State Information Service Egypt