Egypt's food exports to Iraq hit $84m in eight months

Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt's food exports to Iraq rose by 1% to $84.2 million in the first eight months of 2021, compared to $83.7 million in the year-ago period, the Deputy Executive Director of the Egyptian Food Export Council, Tameem El-Dawy, was cited by the Middle East News Agency (MENA).

Over the course of 2020, the country's food exports to Iraq grew by 29% to $125 million from $97 million a year earlier, El-Dawy added.

Iraq was the eighth largest importer of Egypt's food exports, making up 3.6% of total food exports which amounted to $3.5 billion last year, he noted. 

Over the last four years, Iraq's food imports from Egypt surged by 62.3% from $77 million in 2016. 

Mubasher Contribution Time: 20-Oct-2021 09:33 (GMT)
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