El-Sayed El-Quseir Egypt’s Agriculture and Land Reclamation Minister disclosed on Saturday that Agriculture exports surpassed 3.3 Million tones since January and up to May 26th, 2021
By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone- In an announcement, the ministry remarked that the figure exemplified an improvement of about 250,000 tones over the same period in 2020. Among the main crops that have been sent abroad during that period were citrus fruits, potatoes, onions, strawberries, pomegranates, beans, beets, guava, peppers, mango, garlic, and grapes, El-Quseir asserted.
Egypt’s exports of apricot and watermelon have listed 8,500 tones and 6,500 tones respectively since the start of 2021, the report indicated. 8,500 tones of doozies and about 6,500 tones of watermelon were expired at the outset of the season to England, Italy, Russia, Romania, Poland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon,
Libya, and Iraq, the minister expanded.
The Egyptian agrarian products are now being shipped at markets of more than 160 countries, said El-Quseir, expressing the quality of the products and the insurance of the criteria taken in tracking and monitoring these products.
Among the major crops that have been exported during that period were citrus fruits; potatoes; onions; strawberries; pomegranates; beans; beets; guava; peppers; mango; garlic and grapes, El-Quseir announced.
The country’s exports of apricot and watermelon have recorded 8,500 tones and 6,500 tones respectively since the start of 2021, the report said.
8,500 tones of peaches and about 6,500 tones of watermelon were exported at the beginning of the season to England, Italy, Russia, Romania, Poland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon, Libya and Iraq, the minister added.
The Egyptian agricultural products are currently being exported at markets of more than 160 countries, said El-Quseir, reflecting on the quality of the products and the safety of the measures taken in tracking and controlling these products.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent
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