Egypt to start exporting agricultural products to Philippines - statement

CAIRO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Egypt is to start exporting agricultural products to the Philippines following five years of negotiations, the Egyptian agriculture ministry said in a statement on Friday.

The first shipment of Egyptian citrus is expected to be exported to the Philippines during the current season, the ministry added.

Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah; Writing by Alaa Swilam; Editing by Jan Harvey

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