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Egypt continues to strengthen its position in the Saudi Arabian grape market

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Egypt
Saudi Arabia
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Published Feb 9, 2024

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In 2023, Egypt set a new record for exporting table grapes to Saudi Arabia, with the first 10 months' supplies surpassing the total for the entire previous year. The 33 thousand tons supplied marked a 16% increase from 2022 and nearly double the average of the past five years. Saudi Arabia is a major importer of Egyptian grapes, with the UK, the Netherlands, and Germany also importing significant quantities. Egypt's share of Saudi Arabia's table grape imports reached 45% in 2023.
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In 2023, Egypt was able to update the record for the export of table grapes to the Saudi Arabian market, because in the first 10 months alone, the volume of supplies already exceeded the figure for the entire previous calendar year, EastFruit reports. Let us recall that in 2022, Saudi Arabia has already received the status of a leading importer of grapes from Egypt, and a year later this country has only strengthened its position in the structure of Egyptian exports. During January-October 2023, Egypt supplied 33 thousand tons of table grapes to the Saudi Arabian market, increasing exports in this direction by 16% compared to supplies for the entire 2022. This volume is also almost twice the average for the previous five years, and since 2018, Egyptian exports to Saudi Arabia have more than quintupled! The key period for the supply of grapes to this market still begins in May and lasts until October. However, recently certain volumes of these products from Egypt may be present ...
Source: Eastfruit
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