Egypt recorded a trade deficit of 3008 USD Million in September of 2018. Balance of Trade in Egypt averaged -806.91 USD Million from 1957 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 235.50 USD Million in January of 2004 and a record low of -5056.10 USD Million in August of 2014.

Balance of Trade in Egypt is expected to be -3300.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Egypt to stand at -3898.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Egypt Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -2700.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Egypt Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3008.00 -3952.00 235.50 -5056.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account -642.20 -1930.50 1538.90 -5549.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -6.50 -6.00 8.70 -8.50 percent [+]
Imports 5324.00 5936.00 7111.00 33.05 USD Million [+]
Exports 2316.00 1983.00 2991.20 12.63 USD Million [+]
External Debt 92643.90 88163.90 92643.90 26132.50 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2920.10 3668.90 5572.50 40.70 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 2951.90 8617.10 10682.60 -4588.40 USD Million [+]
Remittances 7005.40 6464.40 7098.90 655.20 USD Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 7.60 3.80 12.50 3.80 USD Billion [+]
Tourist Arrivals 712.00 793.00 1486.00 57.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 77.40 77.00 77.40 75.58 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 596.00 560.00 930.00 560.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.17 7.33 7.33 0.04 [+]

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Egypt Balance of Trade

Egypt has been recording trade deficits since 2004, as imports have grown at a faster rate than exports, mostly due to a rise in petroleum and wheat imports. The major exports are oil and other mineral products, chemicals, agricultural products, livestock and textiles. Egypt imports mineral and chemical products, agricultural products, livestock and foodstuff, machinery and electrical equipment and base metals. Main trading partners are the European countries (38 percent of total exports and 31 percent of total imports) and the Arab countries (28 percent of exports and 13.5 percent of imports). Others include: United States, China and India. This page provides - Egypt Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Egypt Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3008.00 -3952.00 235.50 -5056.10 1957 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 277.00 Oct/18
Australia 2316.00 Oct/18
Brazil 4062.09 Nov/18
Canada -1165.20 Oct/18
China 447.40 Nov/18
Euro Area 13952.30 Oct/18
France -4052.00 Oct/18
Germany 18300.00 Oct/18
India -16670.00 Nov/18
Indonesia -2047.00 Nov/18
Italy 3784.00 Oct/18
Japan -449.26 Oct/18
Mexico -2936.00 Oct/18
Netherlands 4850.00 Oct/18
Russia 19697.00 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 162782.00 Jun/18
Singapore 3799.41 Nov/18
South Africa -5549.90 Oct/18
South Korea 5139.00 Nov/18
Spain -3297100.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 2637.00 Oct/18
Turkey -456.10 Oct/18
United Kingdom -3300.00 Oct/18
United States -55488.00 Oct/18


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