The value of experts reached $6.728 billion in comparison to $6.580 billion during the same period in 2019, she said, she pointed out.
As per December, non-petroleum exports reached $2.126 billion, according to GOEIC Chairman Ismail Gaber.
The ministry clarified in a report that the increase of exports reflected positively on declining trade deficit by $80 million during 8 months of 2019.
The exports of the Export Council for Engineering Industries logged $176 million in August, compared to $166 million during the same month in 2018.
Six exports councils have observed an increase in their exports, including the Agriculture Export Council, whose exports reached $77 million.
Egyptian imports from Indonesia dropped 17.6 percent to reach $1.33 billion.
Egypt’s imports from Indonesia declined 17.5 percent to $1.03 billion in 2018, compared to $1.25 billion in 2017.
Member states of the Arab League received 37.3 percent of the Egyptian non-petroleum exports in January and February, which were worth $1.532 billion.
Egypt's non-petroleum exports during the first nine months of the year reached $15.514 million.
The General Organization for Export & Import Control said in a report that Egypt’s exports hiked 10 percent, recording $16.54 billion in 2018.
Egypt’s imports of non-petroleum exports stood at $38.156 billion at a 15.28 percent rise.
The minister clarified that the amount of the exports rose by $1.53 billion during the first half of the current year.
Exports in May reached $2.07 billion, in which $1.58 billion went for non-oil and non-manufacturing exports and $489 million for food exports.
The total volume of foreign trade climbed 12 percent in the January-to-April period of 2018 to reach $29.36 billion, compared to $26.14 billion in the same period of 2017.
Non-petroleum exports to the U.S. increased by 17.5 percent in the first 11 months of 2017 to reach $1.34 billion, compared to $1.14 in 2016.
Agricultural exports acquired 10 percent of Egypt’s non-petroleum exports in 2017.
GOEIC’s monthly report revealed that exports increased month-on-month (m-o-m) to reach $1.805 billion in November 2017 vs. $1.785 billion in November 2016.