The total trade volume of imported goods was 26,528 tons.
The two ports were closed on Wednesday due to bad weather conditions prompted by strong winds and high waves, said Ahmed Breqaa, the authority spokesman.
The linkage will simplify procedures, facilitate internal and external trade movement, and improve Egypt's ranking in three important international indicators: “global competitiveness, doing business, and the macroeconomic environment”
If the owners failed to re-export these items, they will have to bear the disposal costs, the minister added.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi headed on Wednesday to Beijing to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRFIC).
Tense low clouds gather over the northern coastal cities and Cairo, with the possibility of rain falling.
Most of the areas of the Nile Delta governorate of Kafr el Sheikh have been hit by rainfall and low temperatures since Wednesday dawn.
Although will last until the last week, the heavy fog is expected to remarkably relent on Wednesday and Thursday, while on rainfall is forecast.
Egypt’s state grain buyer GASC set new tender terms in February to cap demurrage fees after major suppliers shunned state wheat tenders.
A wave of bad weather hit Egypt on Thursday night and several ports have been closed across the country due to the dust storms, strong winds and cold.
Strong winds force authorities to close Nuweiba port in South Sinai.
Dominican Republic closed most of its ports ahead of Hurricane Maria, but the country's 34,000-barrel-per-day refinery was still running, the government said
Around 60 percent of maritime ports and airports in Egypt adopted electronic tools, including X-ray devices to inspect products.