Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt’s exports to Nile Basin countries increased by 1.4% to $1.22 billion in 2019, compared to $1.20 billion a year earlier, data by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) showed on Sunday.
On the other hand, the country’s imports from Nile Basin countries fell by 4.6% to $640 million last year from $670 million in 2018.
Nile Basin countries include Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, and Eritrea.
Sudan topped the list of importers from Egypt with a value of $465.5 million, followed by Kenya with $345.9 million.
Chemical products and plastics came in the first place of exports with $404.3 million, while animal products, beverages, and tobacco ranked first among imports with a value of $443.5 million.