A report by Ahmed El-Attar, head of the ministry’s Egyptian Agricultural Quarantine, has affirmed that the most prominent Egyptian agricultural exports this year are citrus fruits, potatoes, onions, grapes, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, strawberry, beans, guavas, mangoes, garlic, and watermelons.
The council aims to maintain the growth rate achieved by the sector during the last season, in light of the many challenges facing exports and the agricultural sector including the rise in all production requirements by 50 to 80 percent, he added.
The report issued by the Agricultural Export Council showed an increase in the total quantities exported from the sector during the period from September 2020 to June 2021, to record about 3.971 million tons, compared to 3.755 million tons during the same period from 2019/2020, with a growth of 5.7 percent.
This came in a report presented by head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) ِAhmed el Attar to the minister.
Egypt's top exports since the outbreak of the pandemic include citrus, potato, onion, beets, pomegranate, grapes, potatoes, mango, garlic, strawberry, beans, guava, and pepper.
This came in a report presented by head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) ِAhmed el Attar to Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El Sayed El Quseir.
This came in a weekly report handed over to Quseir by head of the Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) ِAhmed el Attar.
Agriculture Minister Ezeddin Abu Steit received a report about the total exports from January till August 7.
Egypt has exported 514,000 tons of citrus fruits to all countries since the beginning of the new export season of fruits and vegetables.
Egypt exported about 4 million tons of agricultural products, compared to 3.8 million tons in the previous year, marking an increase of 5 percent.
The quantities exported over the past seven months upped by 13 percent to reach 2.581 million tons.
Agricultural exports acquired 10 percent of Egypt’s non-petroleum exports in 2017.
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority denied Tuesday issuing any past statements or decisions regarding banning the import of Egyptian strawberries into the UAE.