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Exports of medical industries sector up to $883m in 11 months

Majed George, head of the Egyptian Exporting Council of Medical industries (ECMI), said the exports of medicine, cosmetics and medical supplies increased to $883 million in the first 11 months of 2022, compared with one year earlier.


The exports of the sector increased by 45% in the first 11 months of 2022, registering $883 against $610 million in the same period in 2021, according to a statement issued by the council Saturday 07/01/2023.


The exports of cosmetics remarkably jumped in the first 11 months of 2022, reaching $558 million; an increase of 208%, while medicine exports hit $226 million in the relevant period, added the statement.


Source: State Information Service Egypt