Egypt for the first time in history set a record
The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture released in numbers the final report of Egypt’s agricultural exports for 2022, which for the first time in its history reached a record level.
The Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation announced the final report of Egypt’s agricultural exports for 2022, which for the first time in its history amounted to almost 6.5 million tons, which is about 3.3 billion US dollars, an increase of about 800 thousand tons compared to the past. year. year, indicating that the first place in the ranking is occupied by citrus fruits, the second by potatoes, then onions and beans.
The report indicated that the total export volume of agricultural products for the period from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022 amounted to about 6,432,565 tons of agricultural products, an increase of 792,421 tons compared to last year, which was about 5,640,144 tons for the same period in 2022. , In the past year.
The report states that the most important agricultural exports are citrus fruits, potatoes, fresh onions, grapes, fresh tomatoes, sweet potatoes, strawberries, fresh beans and guava, garlic, mangoes, watermelons and pomegranates.
In this regard, the Center for Audiovisual Information of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration published a new edition of its fourth issue “Agricultural Figures X”, in which he gave the most important figures of Egyptian agricultural exports and the boom it achieved in 2022, for the first time in its history.
Since the volume of Egyptian agricultural exports in 2022 amounted to approximately 6.5 million tons, which is unprecedented in the history of Egyptian agricultural exports of approximately $3.3 billion.
The report indicated that the number of Egyptian agricultural products and crops exported abroad amounted to about 406 agricultural products, which are exported to 160 markets around the world.
And about the most outstanding 10 crops that Egypt exported abroad during 2022, and the largest number was as follows: “citrus fruits by 1.8 million tons, potatoes by 871 thousand tons, onions by 578 thousand tons, beans by 192 thousand tons. , potatoes for 159 thousand tons, pomegranates for 156 thousand tons of grapes, 154 thousand tons of grapes, 76 thousand tons of mangoes, 51 thousand tons of tomatoes and 40 thousand tons of strawberries.
Garlic ranks eleventh in agricultural exports with a total of 31,972 tons, while guava ranks twelfth in Egyptian exports with a total of 15,595 tons, and watermelon ranks thirteenth in Egypt’s agricultural exports with a total of 9,289 tons.