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Egypt’s exports to China up more than 20% in 2022

China is making inroads in the Middle East, including by strengthening economic ties to Egypt.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) greets Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People on December 23, 2014 in Beijing, China. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is undertaking his first visit to China in hopes to secure investment deals. (Photo by Greg Baker - Pool/Getty Images)

Egypt’s trade with China increased significantly in 2022, an Egyptian government agency said on Saturday. 

Egyptian exports to China reached $1.7 billion from January through November of 2022, an increase of 20.8% from the $1.4 billion during the same period in 2021. Chinese exports to Egypt amounted to $13.2 billion from January through November of 2022, up 0.6% from 2021, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said in a statement. 

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