Egypt’s mango exports have risen to 15211 tons, according to press release of EDA (Export Development Authority) that is arranged in regard to an official statement issued by the Ministry of Agriculture.
The Central Department of Agricultural Quarantine’s report on the movement of Egyptian agricultural products’ exports showed an increase in the exports of mango to 15211 tons. Also, more discussions and talks are taking place by the Ministry of Agriculture’s officials to open new markets and increase exports to several countries.
Head of the Central Department of Agricultural Quarantine Ahmed al-Attar told Egypt Today that Egypt’s mango exports meet all the international requirements, pointing out that opening more foreign markets will contribute to increasing the total fruit exports, especially in South Africa.
In April 2019, Egypt announced exporting more than 20 food products and crops worth $408 million, according to the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC).GOEIC published a list of all exported agricultural and processed food products, classifying them into three groups.
First: Fresh and dry citrus, potatoes, cheese, wheat, and chocolate. Second: Frozen vegetables, onions, garlic, dried and fresh mango, guava, figs, dates, synthesized tobacco, and sugarcane. Third: peanut, pastries, fruit juices and fresh tomatoes.
In a similar vein, Egypt’s exports of fresh strawberries reached 22,400 tons during the period from January 1 to March 16, Attar said.
Attar added that all exports of fresh strawberries are subject to all the procedures and requirements of quarantine, adding that the procedures of exporting agricultural products, especially vegetables and fruits, are strictly enforced in all markets of the world.