Egypt’s textile exports rose 0.3 percent to reach $1.756 bn during the period from January to July 2019, up from $1.752 bn in the same period last year. In its monthly report, the textiles, apparel, and home textiles export council said the exports of ready-made clothes jumped 6 percent to hit $967 mn in the first seven months of 2019, compared to 915 mn last year. The US ranked first as the top market importing Egyptian textile products at a value of $623 mn, followed by European countries ($561 mn) and Arab countries ($220 mn).