The Egyptian exports to Greece amounted to $807.4 million during the first half of 2021, compared to $273.8 million, marking an increase of 194.9 percent
The capacities of the petroleum product lines increased by 90 percent, at 122 million tons annually, and an 85 percent increase in the ports’ capacity, 45 percent in the storage capacities of petroleum products.
Exports hiked 31.5 percent to reach $2.94 billion in July 2021, compared to $2.24 billion during the same month of 2020.
CAPMAS clarified that Egypt’s exports to Brazil recorded $245.6 million during the first half of 2021, compared to $89.4 million during the same period in 2020, marking an increase of 174.6 percent.
CAPMAS said exports hiked 80.3 percent to reach $3.11 billion in May 2021, compared to $1.72 billion during the same month of 2020.
The panel discussion displayed the opportunities and challenges impacting Egyptian exports to fellow African countries.
Tantawy added that preliminary data witness continued growth during the first quarter of 2021.
The Egyptian imports from the United States of America amounted to $4693.5 million in 2020, representing 6.7 percent of Egypt's imports from the world, compared to $4999.5 million in 2019, marking a decrease of 6.1 percent.
CAPMAS said exports hiked 47.4 percent to reach $2.84 billion in April 2021, compared to $1.93 billion during the same month of 2020.
The total Egyptian exports to the UAE market during 2020 amounted to about $2.882 billion, compared to $2.51 billion in 2019, Trade Minister noted.
With regard to imports, the total value of petroleum products imports amounted to $1.879 billion during the first quarter of 2021, compared to $2.121 billion during the same quarter of 2020, with a decrease of 11.4 percent.
The report noted that exports of peach to markets setting very high standards are rising.
The minister said that Egyptian imports also witnessed a slight increase by 5 percent, reaching $23.13 billion, compared to $21.97 billion during the same period last year.
This comes within the framework of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, to open new foreign markets for Egyptian products, as well as to deepen cooperation between Egypt and the brotherly State of South Sudan.
The authority added in a statement that the value of Egyptian exports amounted to $ 101 million, while the value of imports amounted to about $ 9 million.
In its monthly bulletin on foreign trade data, CAPMAS said exports declined 8.4 percent to reach $2.5 billion in January 2021, compared to $2.72 billion during the same month of 2020.
El-Said clarified in a statement that there is a strategic stockpile of goods available.
CAPMAS said exports inched down 0.1 percent to reach $2.76 billion in December 2020, compared to $2.77 billion during the same month of 2019.
Al-Arabi noted that this progress came despite the negative economic impacts of the Corona pandemic on the performance of the global economy during the past year.
CAPMAS said exports declined 11.2 percent to reach $2.2billion in November 2020, compared to $2.5 billion during the same month of 2019.