Tunisia-Egypt trade exchange rises 60.25% year-on-year in Q1

Egypt’s trade exchange with Tunisia has risen 60.25 percent to $76.6 million during the first quarter of the current year, a report by the Egyptian commercial services office in Tunisia showed.

Egypt’s exports to Tunisia also surged by 75 percent to near $62 million during the period from January to March; while its imports have not exceeded $14.6 million, said Ahmed Antar, head of the Egyptian Commercial Services Office (ECS), on Monday.

Egypt mainly exports steel to the Tunisian market besides a variety of food products, cotton and cotton fabrics, soap and washing products, machines, electrical appliances and their spare parts, plastics, seeds and fruits, glass and glassware, and oils and cosmetics, Antar added.

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