Recently published statistics by the Egyptian Lebanese Businessmen Association reveal that the value of exchanges between these two states grew to $110 million in 2000, up from $77 million in 1999.
This figure included $86 million Egyptian exports to Lebanon, and $34 million imports from Lebanon to Egypt, according to Al-Sharq Al-Awsat daily.
Goods exported to Lebanon comprise of agricultural products, chemicals, leather, carpets, paper and furniture, while imports from Lebanon consisted of apples, ceramics, and mid-size industrial machinery. ― (MENA Report)
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