Egypt's furniture exports hit $161mln in eight months

Saudi Arabia topped Egypt's furniture export market destinations

  
A truck of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) parks in front of headquarters due to bad weather in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, March 30, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose.

A truck of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) parks in front of headquarters due to bad weather in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, March 30, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt's furniture exports rose by 19% year-on-year (YoY) to $161.413 million during the first eight months of 2021, compared to $136.154 million, the Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported on Sunday.

In August, the country's furniture exports fell by 5% to $13.959 million from $14.684 million in the same month in 2020, a report released by the Egyptian Furniture Export Council showed.

Saudi Arabia topped Egypt's furniture export market destinations with a value of $42 million (26.1%) in the January-August period, while Iraq imported $17 million (13.3%) worth of furniture exports from Egypt.

Source: Mubasher

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