The Suez Canal Authority said today, Friday, that The revenues of Egypt from the canal In August it amounted to approximately $ 563 million, in increase of 20%, compared to $ 468 million the previous year.
The head of the Suez Canal Authority, Lieutenant General Osama Rabie, said last July that navigation statistics during the first half of 2021 have seen a notable increase in the number and tonnage of ships. in Transit in the canal, since the navigation movement in it during the period from January to June saw the crossing of 9763 ships to transit 9546 ships in the same period last year, a difference of 217 ships and an increase of 2.3%.
He added in a note to the authority, that the net tonnages in transit in the canal increased in the first half of quest’year of 3.8%, 610.1 million tons, compared with 587.7 million tons in the same period last year, a difference of 22.4 million tons.
The head of the authority pointed out that the revenue of the Suez Canal, despite various challenges, has seen a strong boom recently, as navigation statistics during fiscal year 2020/2021 recorded the highest annual revenue in the history of the channel amounted to $ 5.84 billion, compared to $ 5.72 billion in fiscal 2019/2020, an increase of 2.2%, a difference of $ 124.3 million.
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