Egypt’s potato exports to Russia grow by 25% in 2022

Head of the Agricultural Quarantine at the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ahmed al-Attar told Masrway Tuesday that Egypt’s exports of potatoes to Russia grew by 25 percent in 2022 recording 350,000 tons.

The official noted that the total size of potato exports throughout the year was 875,000 tons. He further noted that, for the first time, Egypt achieved agricultural exports of 6.3 million tons.

In a similar context, Minister of Industry Ahmed Samir Egypt’s non-petroleum exports achieved in the first 11 months of 2022 $11,575 billion with a rise of 11 percent. Total exports reached $32.575 billion in comparison to $29.405 billion during the same period in 2021, he said.

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