An increase in exports of medicinal and aromatic plants together with expectations for Egypt's expansion in this field

Published Apr 22, 2021

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Data from the Export Council for Agricultural Crops showed that Egypt's exports of medicinal and aromatic plants recorded an increase during the last fiscal year by 4% in terms of value and 1% in terms of quantity compared to what they were in 2018-2019.

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I wrote - Nermin Ibrahim: According to the council's data, Egypt exported about 48,000 tons of medicinal and aromatic plants, worth about $ 81.1 million, during the previous export season, which began in September 2019 and ended at the end of August 2020. The United States of America topped the countries that received Egyptian exports of Egyptian medicinal and aromatic plants in terms of quantity by about 7 thousand tons, or 15% of the total amount of these exports during the past year, with a value of 14 million dollars. While Germany achieved the lead among the countries receiving these exports last year, but in terms of value, about 14.9 million dollars, or 18% of the total value, for an amount of about 6.7 thousand tons. Algeria came in third place in terms of quantity by about 3.4 thousand tons, or 7% of the total, with a value of 5.3 million dollars, then Bangladesh with a quantity of about 2.8 thousand tons, or 6% of the total, with a value of 2.8 million dollars, then ...
Source: EGmasrawy
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