June 19, 2020: The Egyptian ministry of agriculture has contributed to the opening of seven new markets for the country's fruit and vegetable exports within six months, despite the difficulties created by the coronavirus crisis, said Ahmed Al-Attar, head of the Central Administration of Agricultural Quarantine at the ministry, as reports carried by Fresh Plaza.

With the opening of these markets, dates have been exported to Australia; oranges to New Zealand; potatoes to Mauritius; citrus fruits to Brazil, Argentina and Uzbekistan; and grapefruit to Indonesia.

The list of products shipped includes citrus fruits, potatoes, onions, strawberries, beans, peppers, cucumbers, pomegranate, mangoes, grapes, garlic and guava.

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