Egypt’s exports to Russia 4.1% up in 2018 – government report

Egyptian exports to Russia increased 4.1 percent to $526.4 million in 2018 from $506.4 million in 2017, according to a government report.

“Egypt’s most important exports to Russian market represented in vegetables, fruits, clothing, plastics, ceramics as well as and detergent and soap, food, pharmaceutical, crystal, and chemical products,” the report said on Saturday.

On the other hand, Egypt’s imports to Russia rose 14.8 percent to $7.1 billion last year, compared with $6.2 billion a year earlier.