Egypto: Potato exports to Europe rise to 200,000 tons
Since the beginning of the export season of agriculture products, Egypt’s exports of potatoes increased to 200,000 tons.
An Agriculture Ministry official recently stressed that these shipments were exported to the European Union in accordance with international export quality standards, affirming that Egyptian agricultural products were exported to various countries without any obstacles.
According to a report by the Agriculture Ministry’s Central Administration for Agricultural Quarantine, in May 2018, Egyptian agricultural exports of vegetables and fruits to various countries of the world increased, amounting to about 2.88 million tons.
Egypt has succeeded in opening new markets for agricultural crops in a large number of countries, especially in China, the European Union and East Asian countries. That is in addition to Egypt’s success in lifting the ban on Egyptian agricultural exports in some countries, which confirmed the safety of Egyptian procedures and the quality of their agricultural crops.
According to egypttoday.com¸ Egypt’s exports of citrus fruits increased to reach $502 million during 2017-2018, compared to $446 million during 2016-2017.