Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
Cairo - MENA
Egypt's exports to Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) during May 2015 reached $5.76 million, compared to $5.69 million in the corresponding period a year earlier, according to a fresh report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).
CAPMAS added that Egypt's imports from COMESA reached $22.17 million in the same period, compared to $6.26 million a year-on-year
Exports to Zimbabwe hit $1.49 million in the same month, compared to $854,000 a year earlier.
Exports to Djibouti also increased to $1.45 million in May 2015 compared to $1.25 million in May 2014.
Exports to the rest of the COMESA countries amounted to $842,000 in May 2015, compared to $580,000 in May 2014.
Egypt's exports to Zambia went down to $881,000 in May 2015, compared to $1.302 million in May 2014.
Also, exports to Mauritius declined to $1.08 million in May 2015, compared to $1.70 million in the same month a year earlier.
Egyptian imports from Zambia rose to $21.43 million in the same month, compared to $5.05 million last year, while imports from Malawi declined to $594,000 in May 2015, compared to $729,000.
Egypt's imports from the rest of COMESA countries dropped to to $143,000 in May 2015, compared to $475,000 in May 2014.