Egypt exports 364K tons of vegetables and fruits in January
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CAIRO: Egypt exported 364,000 tons of fruits and vegetables in January, state-owned Al Ahram reported Tuesday citing a report issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture.

The report, issued by the Central Administration for Agricultural Quarantine, said that the total Egyptian fruit exports in January 2016 reached 252,143 tons, while vegetable shipments totaled 112,509 tons.

The main vegetables exported during the said period were potatoes, onions, while grapes and strawberries topped the list of Egypt’s fruit exports.

According to the report, Egypt’s imports of vegetables amounted to 1,135 tons, while the volume of imported fruits reached 38,867 during the same period.

 

 

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