Egypt’s Agricultural Exports Rise to 4.3 Million Tons

Egypt’s Agricultural Exports Rise to 4.3 Million Tons

Egyptian Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El Sayed El Quseir has revealed that the country’s agricultural exports have, so far passed 4.2 million tons.

Relying on a report presented by head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) Ahmed el Attar which covers the total export volume in the last seven months.

Egyptian farmers stand in front of wheat crops on their land in Kafr Hamouda village, in Zagazig, 63 miles (100 kilometres) northeast of Cairo, Egypt. Farmers begin to use a small, relatively cheap plow allowing them to nearly double the yields of their wheat. The new technology could one day help Egypt alleviate water shortages that threaten to cripple the Arab world’s most populous country. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

The report showed a 750,000-ton increase in the agricultural exports, compared to the same period last year.

According to the CAPQ report, some of the exported agriculture products during this period included onions, strawberry, beet, citrus, pomegranate, sweet potatoes, beans, chilli, guava, mango, garlic, grapes, peach, and watermelon.

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