|21 October, 2019

Egyptian-Kuwaiti trade exchange rises to $2.6bln in 2018

Egyptian exports to Kuwait are expected to increase in the coming period

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) speaks with Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid al-Sabah in Cairo, Egypt, July 17, 2017. Egyptian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) speaks with Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid al-Sabah in Cairo, Egypt, July 17, 2017. Egyptian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS

Cairo –  Bilateral trade between Egypt and Kuwait grew by 47.63% to $2.6 billion in 2018, compared to $1.7 billion a year earlier, Ahmed Zaki, a senior official at the Egyptian Commercial Service Office (ECS) told Mubasher on Monday.

During January and February, bilateral trade between the two countries amounted to $44 million, Zaki added.

The senior official also expects Egyptian exports to Kuwait to increase in the coming period.

Source: Mubasher Exclusive

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