Egypt’s non-oil exports in January and February 2019 reached $4.104 billion, of which $3.143 billion were industrial exports and $961 million were food exports.
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 GOEIC said kerosene came second in the top 20 list followed by Polypropylene.
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.
Sectors of building materials, chemicals and agricultural crops, food industries, garments, textiles, as well as engineering goods were the top exporters.