From the beginning of the year to July 8, exports of Egyptian onions have registered 273,312 tons. Egyptian onion exports in 2019 reached 30.4 million dollars, representing 8.1% of the total world exports of dehydrated onions 2019, according to data International Trade Center (ITC) of Egypt. The United Nations.
The country already ranked third in 2019 in dehydrated onion exports with 13.6 tons. India ranks first with exports amounting to $118 million, while the US ranks second with $79 million. The Netherlands (29%), Germany (25%), Japan (13%), the United States (4%), and Croatia (4%) are the main importers of dried onions from Egypt.
Egypt's agricultural sector contributes to the gross domestic product (GDP) by 14%, accounting for 28% of employment opportunities and 55% of rural employment in Egypt, International Cooperation Minister Rania Al-Min said on Thursday. Mashat.
The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation announced Friday that the volume of Egyptian agricultural exports from January 1 to July 8 increased to more than 3.6 million tons.
Agriculture and Land Reclamation Minister al-Sayed al-Quseir said the Egyptian measures helped expand exports and open new markets in line with international export control standards, causing exports to rise to 3,621 .259 tons.
The most important agricultural exports at this time are citrus fruits, potatoes, onions, grapes, pomegranates, garlic, mangoes, strawberries, beans, guavas, cucumbers, peppers and eggplants.