05 December 2021 12:14 PM

Agriculture Ministry: We work on tapping new markets to boost exports

Sunday، 04 July 2021 - 12:07 PM

Minister of Agriculture Spokesperson Dr. Mohamed el-Qersh said the ministry seeks to access new markets around the globe to strike a boom in the volume of agricultural exports.

In statements to Extranews Sunday, the spokesperson said Egypt's agricultural products succeeded in reaching out to the most important market; the Japanese market, adding that new markets were also opened in a number of Arab and African countries.

El-Qersh highlighted the ministry's strategy that aims at achieving a high-variety in the volume of agricultural products.

He reiterated the State's keenness on pressing ahead with an expanded-agriculture policy, along with honing farmers' skills and promoting scientific research, with a view to improving production quality.

On Saturday, Minister of Agriculture and land Reclamation Al- Sayed el-Quseir announced an increase in the volume of Egyptian agriculture products that reached more than 4 mn tons.

The minister received a report on the total volume of Egypt 2021 agriculture products from Jan till June 29.

According to the report, the volume of Egyptian exports is up by 15% compared to the same period in 2020.


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