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Egypt’s imports of non-durable consumer goods declined by 19.7 per cent during the first five months of 2020, to record $5.056 billion compare to the $6.299 billion in the same period of 2019, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

CAPMAS added that in May 2020, imports of non-durable goods in Egypt decreased by 26 per cent to $820.574 million down from $1.514 billion in May last year.

CAPMAS also said that medicines and pharmaceuticals imports decreased by 12.7 per cent during the same period, recording a total of $924.965 million compared to $1.059 billion during the same period in 2019.

Sugar imports declined by 76.6 per cent to $15.489 million during the first five months of 2020, compared to $66.161 million during the same period last year.

Soap and cleaning products dropped by 31.2 per cent, registering $64 million in the first five months of …