Egypt’s imports from U.S. rise to $6.8 bln in 2022

Egypt’s imports from the U.S. increased by 5.9 percent last year to a record $6.8 billion, according to data from the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Sunday.

Imports of grains, oilseeds, and vegetables accounted for 33.6 percent of the total imports, with a value of $2.3 billion, the report mentioned.

Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly, announced this month a plan to support imports during the next fiscal year with a budget of 30 billion Egyptian pounds. While last year’s budget was 8 billion pounds.

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