Egypt’s Handicraft Exports Hit $452 million in Q1

Egypt’s exports of handicrafts recorded around $452 million during the first quarter of the current year, up from $445 million a year earlier.

According to official sources from Foreign Trade Sector, Arab markets have captured the lion’s share of Egypt’s Q1 exports of handicrafts, at total volume of $177 million. Coming second, the European Union imported Egyptian handicrafts worth nearly $110 million; whereas the US, Turkish and Asian markets attained the remaining shares of Egypt’s total size of handicrafts exports during Q1.

Moreover, the sources said Egypt’s government targets within this year a volume of handicrafts exports totalling $1.8 billion.