2 billion and 117 million dollars, the volume of trade between Egypt and the Dark Continent (Libya, Sudan, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia are the top 5 markets receiving Egyptian exports)

Publish Date 27/04/2023 10:46 AM
Last Update 30/04/2023 12:13 PM

Eng. Ahmed Samir, Minister of Trade and Industry, announced that the volume of trade exchange between Egypt and the African continent during the first quarter of this year is 2 billion and 117 million dollars, and that the most prominent 5 markets receiving Egyptian exports from the Black continent (Libya, Sudan, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia), pointing out that the value of commodity exports Egypt for the African continent amounted to one billion and 611 million dollars, and the value of Egyptian imports from the continent amounted to 506 million dollars.

Eng. Essam Al-Naggar, Chairman of the General Organization for Export and Import Control, said that the top 5 receiving markets for Egyptian exports included Libya with a value of 317 million dollars, Sudan with a value of 226 million dollars, Algeria with a value of 217 million dollars, Morocco with a value of 191 million dollars, and Tunisia with a value of 86 million dollars.

He also explained that the most prominent sectors that formed the structure of Egyptian exports to the continent of Africa during the first quarter of this year included construction materials with a value of 422 million dollars, chemical products and fertilizers with a value of 358 million dollars, food industries with a value of 242 million dollars, and engineering and electronic goods with a value of 185 million dollars. Medical industries with a value of 103 million dollars, printing, packaging, paper, books, and artistic works with a value of 98 million dollars, agricultural crops with a value of 80 million dollars, spinning and textiles with a value of 47 million dollars, furniture with a value of 24 million dollars, furnishings with a value of 18 million dollars, and ready-made garments with a value of 15 million dollars. and handicrafts worth 14 million dollars.

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