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Egypt’s exports to Britain amount to GBP529 million in 2015

This represents a decline of 28.6 per cent compared with GBP741m for the same period in last year

The total value of Egyptian exports to Britain reached GBP529 million in the period from January to September 2015.

According to official statistics, this represents a decline of 28.6 per cent compared with GBP741m for the same period in last year, reports Middle East News Agency.

Egypt’s imports from Britain also recorded a decline of three per cent, valued at GBP750m during the period from January to September 2015, compared with GBP773m in the same period last year.

Egypt ranked seventh in the list of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa region with the most exports to Britain, after Qatar (GBP1.911 billion) and Saudi Arabia (GBP1.544bn), the UAE (GBP1. 528bn), Algeria (GBP1. 524bn) and Kuwait (GBP587million).

Egypt also ranked fifth in the list of countries importing from Britain after the UAE (GBP5.287bn), Saudi Arabia (GBP3.964bn) and Qatar (GBP1.604bn).

(GBP1 = AED5.58, at the time of publishing)