In the 10 months from September 2017 to July 2018, Egypt’s exports of grape increased by 10 percent to reach $ 219 million. This was reported in a statement by Chairman of the Export Council of Agricultural Crops.
He added that exports by volume have increased 3 percent on year-on-year basis, recording around 120,000 tons. The Egyptian parliament is concentrating on entering new markets of grapes in Asia and Africa to further increase the exports. Grapes were top of the highest 20 foodstuffs of non-petroleum exports for June and July 2018.
In July, grape exports of grapes hit $165 million, according to figures from the General Organization for Export and Import Control. Egyptian exported grapes to China for the first time in 2017.